Spend Analyst

Kraków (PL)
13 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

Elevate is recruiting a Senior Analyst with experience in financial control, reporting and modelling to support Elevate’s customer, a leading multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company. This role is permanent, and will be based in Krakow, Poland.

You might be the right person if you have:

  • Knowledge in financial control, reporting and modelling related to contract and commercial management.
  • Experience working with corporate financial settlements.
  • Ability to make decisions on nonstandard data.
  • High level of diligence, analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to multitask within tight timelines and limited supervision.
  • A track record of delivering excellent customer service.
  • Process improvement experience.

Specifically, this role will involve:

  • Validating customer invoices against their contract with its suppliers.
  • Documenting contractual obligations to further list and validate controls of customer invoices. contractual compliance with emphasis on financial and commercial terms.
  • Interacting with stakeholders in designing new reports and analysis.
  • Ability to work with data provider to resolve any anomalies.
  • Identifying areas for potential process and tools enhancements.
  • Calculating credits/penalties and price adjustments (considering inflation and foreign currency factor).
  • Performing complex analysis for a customer.
  • Ensuring timely delivery of agreed reports and ad-hoc requests.
  • Creating and presenting data analysis presentation.
  • Co-operating with the team on driving continuous improvement by implementation of new automations.
  • Detecting and fixing problems with processes in a workstream.
  • Direct customer interaction in establishing a reporting structure and dashboard for managing the aforementioned data.
  • Developing a list of tasks on project with time / resource estimates.
  • Taking part in the process design for new customer.
  • Communicating with senior leadership on critical operational needs.
  • Providing reports and analysis related to workload, performance and staffing utilization.

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant business experience in finance or commercial related functions.
  • Financial or legal background will be an asset.
  • Experience working in the commercial/contract environment would be an advantage.
  • Beneficial to have some experience working in a global firm.

Technical skills:

  • Advance level in Microsoft Products like Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • MBA is preferred.