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Finance Analyst
Posted on 6/27/2022
Nottingham, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • Part qualified CIMA
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • FP&A experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
  • Provide Finance support for UKIR Commercial team
  • Provide on-going strategic review of product sales & profitability trends to support pricing and investment decisions, measure sales force effectiveness, and drive revenue growth faster than market growth rates
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes in areas such as pricing, discounting, product line profitability, payment terms, and market share
  • Loading of data into various Corporate systems for Flash, budget, Forecast etc
  • Customer/ key account commercial strategy metrics and follow-up
  • Coordinate weekly Flash outlook submissions, with Risks and Opportunities; understand weekly changes, challenge as appropriate, develop countermeasures to ensure attainment of financial goals
  • Partner to develop Long Range Business Plans, quarterly forecasts and annual operating plans
  • Work with Service and Rental Managers to drive improvements in profitability of the service and rental business. Drive accuracy, consistency, and completeness of service reporting in the region with global standards
  • Work with Credit & collections and validate specific requirements for potential Bad Debts coverages
  • Collaborate with Operations Finance team regarding the Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning Process (SIOP or S&OP) to ensure alignment between manufacturing production, distribution company stocking, & sales company purchasing needs in order to optimize working capital and On-Time Delivery
  • Drive accuracy and completeness of reporting by product line & destination
  • Analysis of sales channel performance - direct vs. indirect, understanding growth opportunities
  • Preparation of Monthly and Quarterly internal reports and presentations to all levels of management and employees regarding sales and margin trends
  • Production of annual budget and quarterly forecast, engaging with key stakeholders across the business
  • Analysis and support of Continuous Improvement (CI) projects: Provides detailed analysis to support CI projects i.e., overtime, labour absorption, cost recovery, overspend, transport etc
Desired Qualifications
  • Business Objects experience
  • OneStream experience
  • International experience
  • Experience of US GAAP

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company mission
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential