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Senior Financial Analyst - Demand Forecasting & Analytics

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst - Demand Forecasting & Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 200204359
Job Published: March 01, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

Prepare country/key account forecasts in close collaboration with sales teams Engage with country/regional sales teams to understand business priorities as well as the short-term and long-term drivers of performance within products, countries and partners Analyse key business trends and share standard methodology examples of campaign or offer execution between sales teams within the region Provide insights into current quarter and Q+1 on performance across product portfolio. Variance analysis of sales performance and local market insight Risk and opportunity management and representation in regional/country reviews Close monitoring of consumer offers live in the market in the Indirect channel

Candidate Description

  • Strong relationship building and communication skills, at all levels of the organisation is essential

  • Proven track record to work cross functionality

  • Attention to detail as well as ability to give broad perspective, articulate understanding of sales/commercial/business and offer solutions based advice to problems

  • Excellent business support and analytical skills as well as planning and organising skills

  • Very strong Excel skills and experience working with large data sets

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with another language an advantage

  • Pro-active, "Can Do" attitude, taking the initiative to always make operational improvements

  • Ability to prioritise workload and diligently respond to urgent requests for information

  • Strong presentation skills within meetings both in person and via remote connection

Employer Description

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn't have imagined - and now can't imagine living without! If you're excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! The successful candidate will become a member of the Sales Finance team at Apple. With approximately 150 employees based across EMEIA this team works with the Sales function to provide outstanding business and financial support. Joining the Sales Finance team means focussing on the customer experience; when problem solving, stripping out what is not crucial and focussing on what is; demanding the very best from yourself and the rest of the team; choosing the right path of action, identifying what is essential and letting go of what isn't; being part of a robust team and connecting with others, asking for help when needed and going out of your way to help others succeed. As a DF&A Analyst you will manage the weekly & quarterly forecast as well as insights and commercial analytics for a designated group of products, countries and key accounts. This will require working closely with many teams across the business, most notably with the assigned local market Sales and Finance teams to build a commercially aware unit forecast and understand market dynamics impacting performance. The forecast and supporting analysis influences both the corporate and operational planning & execution processes. The role will be based in our Hanover Street office in London.