Financial Planning & Analysis Business Analyst (m / w / d)

  • Avantor
  • Darmstadt, Germany
  • 04/09/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Job Summary

Actively partnering with local finance teams to provide accurate and timely delivery of forecasts, analysis and the annual plan.

Provide guidance on financial aspects to business leaders in Europe.

Take a broad perspective and continuously improve existing reporting processes and tools wherever possible. Actively engaging in project work and ad hoc tasks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Central point of contact for Forecasting, Planning and Analysis (FP & A) for all European entities. This includes weekly Forecast updates and annual plan submissions by the EU countries
  • Delivery of sales and cost reporting to European management team. Partners with functional and business leaders and provide finance input into their decision making process
  • Generation of revenue, margin expansion and / or cost control
  • Development of improved business reporting systems on an ongoing basis
  • Close working relationship with Corporate in the US
  • Engage in project work and support with ad hoc analysis

Experience & Skills:

  • Excellent team player with the ability to build relationships between business people. Confident to work in matrix environment.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Strong analytical skillset
  • Profound language capabilities (English)
  • Computer Proficiency with MS Office
  • Profound knowledge of QlikView system as an advantage


  • Ideally completed study of business administration with focus on finance or similar professional experience
  • Experience in project work with multinational team members and stakeholders

What we offer:

  • Working in a dynamic environment
  • Attractive salary package in line with your qualifications and experience

Contact person: 

Dominik Kalthof, Talent Acquisition Partner

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