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Fp&a Analyst (M/F)


11.08.2022 | Porto | Referência: 2056166


Fp&a Analyst (M/F)


Your new company

Financial services company with full international presence recruits FP&A Analyst (M/F) for its Porto team.

Your new role

This position is a member of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team with focus on the Centralised support functions (Finance, Product, Legal, HR, Marketing, CEO office) as well as local support functions. The nature of the role includes:

i. analysing and understanding Actual performance;

ii. business partner with Central Function owners and their teams on matters involving efficiencies and business opportunities;

iii. support the forecasting and Budget processes; the incumbent will build trusted relationships with stakeholders and provide financial information for decision making in a timely manner.

Main duties and responsibilities

• Partner with Accounting to understand Actual performance and manage closing process for the support functions:

o Analyse the monthly Actuals performance and assist function owners and VP FP&A to understand performance, including variance analyses versus Budget and Prior Years;

o Manage and maintain the budgeting process for the support functions in collaboration with the FP&A team; this includes maintaining and further developing the various Budget modelling tools.

• Business partnering with Central Function owners and their teams to provide them with relevant financial information in a timely manner to support the decision making of which (list not exhaustive):

o Understand the current cost structure and footprint of each function and challenge the status-quo;

o Understand current processes and flows within Central Functions to be able to challenge and recommend improvements;

o Perform internal cost benchmark analysis and propose course of actions.

• Ensure the various processes in place are SOX compliant.

• Support the VP Financial Planning and Analysis and CFO on a number of initiatives linked with Centralised Functions.

What you'll need to succeed

Preferable skills and competencies:

• Good command of Excel skills with the ability to handle data in an efficient way, able to identify key business performance drivers and model them via KPIs;

• Understanding of accounting principles and the dynamics between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow;

• Analytical skills with the ability to work with large data sets as well as having an “helicopter view”;

• Experience in reporting development and knowledge of Oracle Hyperion, Smartview, ESSBase would be a plus;

• Fluent in spoken and written English; English is the company and office language;

• Self-motivation with a “can-do” and problem-solving attitude;

• Able to build and maintain relationships and influence at every level;

• Good communication and presentation skills in multinational and multicultural environment;

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team;

• Prioritisation skills to organise time intense workloads and ability to multitask.

You will have the opportunity to develop your career in an international environment and as a part of a new project.

Education and qualifications:

• Graduated in Finance, Economics, Management or similar subjects;

• International Professional finance qualification will be a plus.


• Ideally 1 to 2 years of experience in similar role (Business Controller/Business Analyst/FP&A/Management Control) and overall, up to 3 years of successful experience in finance within the Blue Chip / FMCG / Big 4 industries with commercial exposure would be a plus (previous experience in accounting is an asset).

What the company can offer you

You will have the opportunity to develop your career in an international environment and part of a new project.

Next step

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply now!





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