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Title:  Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Job ID:  91607
Country:  Turkey
City:  Izmir
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Izmir, 35, TR, 35210


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Position purpose:


You will be mainly responsible for preparing short-term and long-term financial planning, monthly performance review reports and possible ad-hoc analysis, financial analysis for tax & pricing periods while improving the planning processes and supporting other functions in the financial planning area as required.


The position will be reporting to Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.



What will you do – responsibilities:



  • Performs month-end review and analysis of financial results during the monthly accounting closing process. Manages the maintainence, update, and distribution of monthly Volume CFO Brief, Market P&L Brief, Market Free Cash Flow (MFCF) report and Actual Manufacturing Entity Gross Margin Analysis.
  • Supports preparation of the annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting, strategic planning and variance analysis processes. Coordinates consistent and systematic collection of data set from the cross functional teams. Maintains multi-year financial models with an integrated set of financial statements, assumptions and metrics and performs variance analysis.
  • Supports preparation and analysis of industry profitability to gather insights on key financial and business trends and follow-ups on external environmental changes like macroeconomic factors, market dynamics, price changes, regulatory changes and the impacts of these changes.
  • Coordinates and performs transfer price calculations of Manufacturing Entity and Leaf Entity for both export and domestic sales. Ensures full compliance of transfer pricing & consistency with plans. Manages year end True Up process end-to-end.
  • Updates price structures based on changes in tax & pricing conditions and ensures timely communication of information to relevant parties. Controls and coordinates the appropriate and on time SAP price structure/condition maintenance in SAP.
  • Answers questions, spots potential problem areas and offers alternatives and solutions and be in contact with Marketing, Sales, Operations, P&C and Accounting Departments as required.
  • Supports and manages frequent ad-hoc projects to support management decision process.



Who are we looking for – requirements:


  • University degree, preferably in Business Administration, Economics department, or Industrial Engineer.
  • Minimum 10 years of financial planning experience is a must and preferably in a multinational company,
  • Advanced level of English is a must,
  • Advanced level of SAP and MS Office (especially in Excel and PPT) applications knowledge to create visually impactful slides.
  • Proven business understanding of the whole business cycle as well as each their impact on the financial performance.
  • Financial Planning and Analysis, IFRS Accounting, Statutory Accounting knowledge.
  • Ability to interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Proven modelling knowledge with demonstrated proficiency with advanced functions.
  • Ready to work well under time pressure.
  • A good team player and can articulate financial concepts to non-finance business partners clearly & concisely.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.



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