Senior Financial Analyst

Do you enjoy working with complex cash flow and balance sheet reporting, and can you increase the forecast accuracy on Group Balance sheet and Group Cash Flow? Are you results driven, proactive, grounded and do you know how to find your way through a large matrix organisation and build relations? Are you experienced in working with planning and building detailed cash flow and -balance sheet reports on group level, Increasing reporting quality and analysis depth?

Then you might be the one we are looking for to join us as for a newly established position as Senior Financial Analyst, with focus on cash flow and balance reporting!

Joining Finance and Performance Management, you will become part of a global finance organisation consisting of close to 150 employees – working to continuously optimise business performance across the VELUX Group through fact based support in proximity to the business.

Your challenges

In this role, you will join the Group FP&A team in the VELUX Group located at our head office in Hørsholm. The primary responsibility of the FP&A team is to ensure a solid fact based Financial planning. Partnering up with various parts of the business and the finance organisation, the FP&A team will help craft solid data driven picture and advice for Executive management/Board on performance drivers.

In this position, you will refer to the Senior Manager of Group Financial Planning in FP&A who is responsible for a team of 4 employees, whose primary responsibility lies within defining, conducting and optimising the rolling forecasting process, cash flow and balance sheet for all functional areas, preparing Group estimates as well as analysis of monthly financial performance and reporting for VELUX Management and Board.

Specifically, you will:

  • Primary be responsible for cash flow planning and analysis.
  • Develop the existing cash flow/balance reporting and take it to the next level
  • Prepare consolidated cash flow forecast package and presentation, which provides executive management insights into variances versus prior forecasts and periods.
  • Understand drivers behind actual numbers in balance sheet for improving cash flow forecast
  • Prepare working capital & investment analysis based on forecasts.
  • Assist in preparing general financial performance reporting to management
  • Assist management in special projects, request for financial information from business unit leaders and ad hoc reporting

Your qualifications

You are a well-rounded performer with financial acumen, a strategic and analytical mind-set, capable of providing and presenting high-quality cash flow and balance sheet insights. You apply your strong financial knowledge, process management- and modelling skills to build the future of cash flow/balance reporting deliverables for Executive Management. You are thorough, quality-conscious and have an eye for details, and after several years of experience in a similar kind of role, you know how to present and communicate financial information in a clear, concise, and structured way to support Executive stakeholders in their decision making.

Similarly, stakeholder management comes naturally to you and you find the prospect of collaborating with stakeholders across different nationalities, companies and cultures intriguing.

Moreover, you: 

  • Hold a relevant master’s degree in finance with solid results (merc.aud, Cand.merc.fir, HD-R or similar
  • Bring +4 years of experience from a similar job with cash flow focus
  • Have a strong understanding of cash flow concepts/principles and forecasting
  • Have a strong financial modelling skills, excellent analytical and presentation skills and a solid understanding of the drivers behind Group Balance sheet and Group Cash Flow.
  • Have the ability to solve problems and to navigate complexity in a constantly evolving, and often ambiguous environment.
  • Preferably have experience working with SAP BPC, SAP Analysis and SAP Analytics Cloud – though not a prerequisite
  • Have Strong Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Hold a good English proficiency level.

Your opportunities

As the VELUX Group develops, so will your tasks. Working across many business entities and functions, you will get a chance to sharpen your analytical skills and form strong collaborative relationships with colleagues and stakeholders from various parts of the business.

To us, collaboration is key, and we encourage local initiatives. This means that you will have contact with a wide range of key stakeholders and gain exposure across our organisation. As you build strong business relationships and business acumen, you will become a key player in supporting our growth strategy.

Application and contact

The application and selection process will be done in collaboration with Brinch & Partners. If you would like to know more about this opportunity and the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact Partner Jens Christian Jensen by telephone +45 7020 2328.

In order to apply for the job, use the “Apply for the job” option above. We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

Jens Christian Jensen

Partner
+45 2784 7405
jc@brinchpartners.dk