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Shanghai, Minhang, CN, 201106

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Job Posting – Senior Fin. Business Analyst, WU APAC, CHINA, IMEA


Job Purpose:

The Business Analyst supports the WU Division or assigned Regions with information, analysis, financial forecasting, revenue and expense budgeting. The position coordinates workflow among the entities relating to the segment or region. Duties include researching trends in financial performance of the division, cluster, region or other defined business dimensions. This position directly contributes to strategic decisions, providing a forward-looking and commercial view.


Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

•    Provides analysis of business drivers, financial performance improvement action recommendations, sales analytics, and other performance-based analytics. 
•    Prepares Budgets, Forecast and Strategic planning and helps securing that planning is supported by initiatives and corrective actions.
•    Assists in developing business cases to support strategic initiatives, integrating business plans into planning and following up on Business Cases.
•    Oversees full cost allocation and optimizes contribution to Group Profitability on relevant dimensions (segments, customers, products, projects etc.)
•    Prepares material and participates in quarterly business reviews.
•    Analyses and reports deviations between budgets, forecasts and actuals.
•    Supports and collaborate with price management and discount structures.
•    Oversees full cost allocation and optimizes contribution to Group profitability on relevant dimensions (segments, customers, products) for the WU Segment or the assigned Region. 
•    Super user in dashboard designs, deployment incl. periodic data sourcing.
•    Supports in other financial metrics such as overdue, cash flow, WOC Debtors, etc. 
•    Support in ad-hoc analysis requested from the FBP.
•    Participate in global business analysis projects.

Required Minimum Qualifications
•    Experience building planning models, including strategy, budgets, and forecast cycles/programs.
•    Challenges proposals and decisions in a constructive, objective and professional way. Provides alternative options and keeps the long-term interests of all stakeholders in mind.
•    End-to-end value chain perspective, enabling collection of data from multiple source systems and translation into an aggregate dashboard. 
•    Ability to clearly and concisely summarize data and present conclusions to senior management. 
•    Strong analytical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills
•    Extensive use of complex spreadsheets and datasets to consolidate and analyze data.
•    Proven ability to work closely with Management. 
•    Style that is collaborative, service oriented and supportive. 
•    Proactive mindset with the ability to work independently and be self-sufficient. 
•    Good knowledge of SAP R3 FI, SD modules and BW
•    Super user with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and PowerBI
•    Knowledge in programming macros and visual basic


About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

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