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Title:  Financial Planning Analyst

Job ID:  32885
Country:  Czech Republic
City:  Prague
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


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Financial Planning Analyst

based in Prague


The Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for analysis of financial data on a cluster level in compliance with management and IFRS requirements and provides full analytical and data processing support for all relevant financial planning and reporting projects.  

These projects include but are not limited to Market Profit and Loss, Brand Contribution report, AP/LE preparation and update, variance analysis, etc.
The role involves close monitoring of actual financial company performance with proper analysis of deviations vs. plan, preparation of CFO communications, presentation for local Excom & HQ with full analytical background.
The Financial Planning Analyst provides full analytical support and background for new marketing & other functions initiatives impacting financial company performance, including GM, OCC, FCF, NPV;.
The objective is to assure accurate, timely and cost effective analysis of gathered information in support of marketing and business decisions.


Main Areas of Responsibility 


  • Close monitoring of actual financial company performance with proper analysis of deviations vs. plan;
  • In-time communication to CzHuSk Financial Planning & Reporting Manager on potential deviation & issues during the month. 
  • Responsibility for reports of financial results to support timely and effective decision making based on existing local models.
  • Creation of reports, which are fully supported by detailed variance analysis summary with proper explanation & background.


  • Responsibility for creation of monthly financial reports and summary packages in line with HQ and Internal requirements after month closing: 
  • CFO communication reports related to Actual Company performance;
  • monthly MD financial part update;
  • FP&A internal reporting pack (Market P&L, GM, Volume, Roadmaps, Brand Contribution).
  • Local EXCOM, Corporate and Region Finance ad-hoc requests should be completed timely with full analysis & background.


  • The Financial Planning Analyst ensures a business support in relevant financial information for BAP, Memo, PLM related to new product introduction, LEP launches, special promo activities, MRP changes etc.
  • Is further responsible to provide full analysis for new marketing & other functions initiatives impacting financial company performance, including GM, OCC, FCF, NPV.
  • Prepares "what-if” scenarios modeling with predictive analysis.
  • Develops top-line financial awareness amongst non-finance departments. 
  • Provides all required financial data for other functions calculations and presentations.
  • Provides full support to FP&A HQ & Regional finance team requests & reports. Load financial data, Macroeconomic, information re SOM and SOS, pricing/taxation data and other assumption to GPM01/02 during PMM, LE, ASP, SPC submission.
  • Prepares / assists in preparation of various presentations. Deadlines for that is subjected to a specific requirements
  • Supports CzHuSk FP&A Manager during preparation of PMM/LE/TDT/ASP.
  • Meets all HQ requirements. Close communication with Corporate / Regional FP&A team, GSC and other functions. 
  • Manages GPM & SAP financial systems, i.e.  PMM/LE/SPC/ASP data load, proceed with flat file if any.
  • Runs cross functional check for IVCP system data load (sales admin).
  • Ensures accurate data are loaded into the systems on time.


Works on continuous improvement of financial models to ensure high quality accurate financial planning and analysis. Facilitates/ simplifies reports to drive analysis and early identify of key business issue.
If applicable, complies with JTI Policies & Procedure in Purchase Request process and perform J-SOX controls as specified in the J-SOX Global Reference Model.


You are the right candidate, if you have:

  • University degree (finance or economic background)
  • 3+ years of experience with similar function
  • Excellent understanding of financial planning and reporting in a large organization and strong analytical skills as well as good communication skills. You possess the ability to learn on the job and handle cross-functional requirements.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English 


You are the right candidate, if you...

Make things happen by driving a change by making effective decisions quickly and think always about the end goal.

Keep it simple. You look for simple solutions and efficient ways of working. You like to simplify things.

Are accountable. You like to understand your responsibilities and are open about both your successes and failures.

Like to be part of the One Team. You like to encourage a one team mindset that creates value and collaborates together on delivering results. You value diversity and you listen attentively.


We are looking forward to your application!

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