Senior Business Analyst BU Finance - CORE

Herzogenaurach, BAYERN | etwa ein Jahr
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Adidas Group


Senior Business Analyst BU Finance - CORE

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:

  • Act as a financial consultant and business partner to the CORE BU team by giving recommendations to enable and drive fact-based decision-making.
  • Support and steer the business to achieve (financial) targets as well as the strategy based on the analysis of analytical indicators. This is supported by the creation of transparency about business performance.


    Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the CORE BU team and support in strategic planning and translating overall BU targets into sub-category targets
  • Create transparency on KPIs with respect to business plans (e.g. Net Sales, Volume, Margin, Range Size, Efficiencies)
  • Manage medium sized projects and/or actively participate in projects, implement results and ensure sustainability of achievements
  • Develop and implement adequate and aligned communication packages to present results, recommendations and solutions
  • Develop and implement state of the art analytical tools to improve e.g. range creation/planning/efficiency, margin calculation, market analysis, Category P&L, Strategic Business Planning etc. This includes standard reporting as well as ad-hoc analysis.
  • Constantly optimize day to day processes or operational plans and deliver results with direct impact on the department targets.  Work towards the achievement of department targets
  • Provide financial knowledge to the BU CORE team and act as an interface between x-functional team (Marketing, Design, Development, Marketing Operations, CtC-Teams, Strategy etc.) and different development locations (CCH, CCP, CCS, CCT, etc.) to drive alignment and to ensure smooth operation of the business.
  • Support cost center managers in all financial aspects (e.g. investment and recruitment requests, T&E, cost recharges, etc.
  • Support the implementation of a meaningful BU CORE P&L and provide regular analysis to steer the operational target achievement of BU CORE
  • Create transparency and documentation for monthly business review meetings including presentation of these contents to Senior Management of BU CORE
  • Support, implement and maintain/adapt coding structure and guidelines for BU CORE; drive recoding processes and support Coding Training sessions for PM teams to steer data transparency and consistency
  • Act as back-up for other team members of the BU CORE team during absences


    Recurring (Weekly / Monthly) tasks:

  • Generate monthly sales, volume and complexity reports and provide impactful analysis and insights on trends related to BU CORE
  • Manage monthly Business Review process (analytics, presentation deck, presentation to Senior Management Team BU CORE)
  • Ensure smooth quarterly Financial RFC process and validate correct input
  • Work closely with Marketing Teams on any standard and ad hoc requests
  • Provide Management Team with financial information upon request
  • Support Senior Manager BU Finance – CORE in any arising special projects

    Key Relationships:

  • Global BU CORE team
  • Marketing Operations, Global Operations
  • BU Finance teams,  Brand&Sales Finance teams, FSS


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Deep business understanding of processes and structure
  • Result orientation and pro-activity; ability to accept and meet deadlines
  • High degree of customer orientation
  • Ability to maneuver in consistently changing environment
  • Ability to operate cross-functionally and understanding of external business drivers
  • Understanding of the complexity, interactions and dynamics within an international company
  • Experience in project management
  • Very good communication skills for persuasion, convincing others and a challenging attitude
  • Business fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Very good analytical skills, managing large data quantities from multiple sources


    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Administration/Finance/Controlling
  • Good understanding of analytical systems (e.g. SAP, BI, TM1)
  • 3-5 years professional work experience

Location:  Herzogenaurach
Country:  Germany
Team:  Accounting & Finance
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  173695

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