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Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Location: Stoke Poges
Job ID: 1012395HV
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Finance

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Job Overview:

The EMEA Senior Financial Analyst provides accounting and finance support to the EMEA Senior Finance Manager. The analyst provides essential business partnerships with Country Finance Managers, Country and Channel Sales Operations, Controllership Function and EMEA Shared Services Centre. Provides finance support in the preparation of various management reporting needs of the Segment, Partner Organization, and the Country and/or Region. The role requires strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze - present information in a professional - articulate manner.

Job Responsibilities with Daily % of Time Spent (All):

Business Partnering 30-40%
  • Business Partner with designated functional teams within GEO or Region/Country in financial management of planning, analysis, budgeting, forecasting, control, and operations
  • Business Partner support to the designated functional teams including financial reporting and analysis

Forecasting - Reporting 30-40%
  • Prepare financial and management reports for EMEA HQ
  • Involved in monthly close cycle to monitor and report the financial results to ensure that accounting transaction are accurately recorded in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Perform financial consolidation where required
  • Responsible for meeting reporting requirements from Corporate Finance (monthly forecasting package and quarterly analytics)
  • Prepare ad-hoc presentations for Leadership

Others 10-20%
  • Ad-hoc analysis on Business Performance
  • Handling and supporting internal audits and external auditors where applicable
  • Support EMEA FP-A team in other ad hoc requests

Interacts with (functions and levels of individuals):
  • EMEA FP-A Team
  • EMEA/Country Functional team
  • Country Controllers, Country Accounting and Finance Managers
  • EMEA Shared Service Centre
  • EMEA Country and Channel Sales Ops organization
  • EMEA and Corporate Finance Staff
  • Counterparts in the EMEA Regions - Countries
  • External audit partner and fiscal authorities

Primary Qualifications
  • Degree qualified Graduate with 3 to 5 years' experience
  • Accounting/Finance qualification preferred
  • Experience in multinational and relevant sector preferred
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, local GAAP (where relevant), revenue recognition and SOX
  • Computer literate, good analytical skills with business sense
  • Fluent English preferred
  • High level of integrity and ethics
  • Capable of dealing with management in country and various locations
  • Influencing skills at all levels of the business
  • Excellent communication - written - verbal
  • Excellent business Acumen and judgment and demonstrated ability to work closely and build sustainable business partnerships with Sales - other global functions
  • Confident dealing with matrix management structure
  • Highly motivational and can work under pressure and tight deadline

Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Values

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge
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