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Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis

Paris, France Job ID 12265 Apply


The primary purpose of the position is to act as a Business Partner to the French Sales and Commercial Team as well as Regional Business & Finance Teams, with regards to supporting profitable sales growth. This role is a key part of the financial support of the French Consumer business and will have contact with a wide variety of people at local country level and European HQ.


Financial support of Sales team, including:

  • JBP and CTL support – Partner with Sales team to develop strong business plans that deliver against SCJ objectives of growth, maximize Net Pricing and ensure conditionality
  • Optimize Trade Spending and Customer Mix – Analyze trade spending plans with Sales team to maximize Net Pricing and reduce Gross to Net.
  • Drive initiatives including analysing ROI on trade spend, establish conditionality of customer terms and develop customer profitability analysis (ie. profit pooling)
  • Play an active role in the monthly S&OP cycle via sound analysis and driving forecast accuracy
  • Analyse and Optimize Promotional spend behind priorities and improved ROI, working with Customer Marketing and the Sales Teams
  • Drive simplification initiatives and best practices in coordination with rest of Cluster Finance team
  • Analyse and understand monthly results and ensure business partners are regularly updated on performance and full year forecasts
  • Disseminate budgets into realistic customer targets
  • Support completion of the annual budget, as well as forecasts and re-estimate
  • Ensure processes and controls are fit for purpose in the sales control environment
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries


  • Have strong commercial awareness understanding the wider context in which the business operates
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, working with all levels within a cross-functional organization
  • Demonstrate ability to influence across the organization
  • Ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Self-starter and Acts with Integrity
  • Values others and cultures
  • Adaptability
  • Problem solving
  • Drive for Results
  • Proven record of driving continuous improvements and facilitate change
  • Ability to implement and enforce internal controls
  • Graduate level in business/finance or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience
  • Language: English


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