Group Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) Junior Controller
Location : Athens, Greece / Other in Europe
Role overview : Group Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) Junior Controller will extract, compile, enhance reliability and report financial data under close supervision to provide with accurate and timely information in alignment with the defined financial cycle.
Reports To : Group FPA Controller
Direct reports : No
Responsibilities and Duties
Τhe role if mainly focused on Group Service Overheads (circa 300m€ expenses).
Preparation of monthly departmental tracking reports;
Assist with the month-end and year-end closing process;
Assist in tracking performance against budgets and forecast and recommend modifications as appropriate, prepare templates and propose key focus areas
Identify risks and opportunities on financial results / forecast
Assists with special projects as assigned; Ad hoc reporting as necessary, including excel modeling, management reporting dashboards, etc
Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization.
Assist in creating and updating financial reports that are distributed to senior leadership;
Contribute to process improvement initiatives. Optimize Work Processes and focus on continuous improvement.
Be a strong support to drive analysis that delivers insight and recommendations for decision making.
Support the team with a continued development and implementation of budgeting, forecasting, planning and modeling tools and processes.
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting related field
2 - 3 years of related experience in financial control department
Knowledge of financial processes
Experience with financial reporting cycles, such as forecasts, budgets and planning
Excel / Google sheet skills (advanced)
Fluent English, French is a plus
Skills & Person Specification
Ability to build strong collaborative relationships across the different levels of Finance and cross functions.
Good interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, self-motivated and organized.
Must have an uncompromised ability to protect the confidentiality and privacy of others in addition to company documents and records when privy to sensitive information.
Demonstrate strong analytical, organization time management skills.
Superior attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities while maintaining a view of the big picture.
Ability to clearly communicate ideas and recommended action.