Finance Analyst Marketing

  • Adidas
  • US - OR - Portland
  • 3 days ago

Company Name: Adidas

Location: Portland, OR, US

Overview

Purpose

Supports the financial analysis and KPI measurement to support the Marketing Organization. Acts as business partner and provides reporting and in-depth analysis on performance against plan to assure goals are achieved. 

 

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborates with Marketing Finance Management to plan, budget, forecast, and control assigned portion of Marketing P&L.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to plan and budget key components of the business area they are responsible for.
  • Independently analyses proposed business risks and opportunities to determine impact on financial results, including post mortems on outcomes.
  • Ensures financial but also non-financial managers are provided top notch and highly accurate information and analysis for their business decisions.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly ad Hoc Analysis for assigned Business Unit. 
  • Collaborates with Marketing Finance Management to ensure that the preparation and distribution of Marketing Reports are executed timely and accurately.
  • Provides guidance on financial plans, targets, strategies, that focus on achieving desired financial and business objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of standardized best practice reporting and control methods.
  • Participates in cross functional projects as required.

 

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, comfort with Finance and/or Accounting principles and good understanding and experience with financial drivers.
  • Ability to think cross functionally, join data from various sources and develop solutions in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple priorities to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines.  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, stakeholders, sales representatives, peers, clients, and customers.
  • Advanced skills in Excel.  Strongly proficient skills in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Solid understanding in fundamental database design and development. Ability to gather data from multiple sources and manipulate the data for analysis.

 

Qualifications (Minimum required education and experience):

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • Two years experience in business or financial analysis or planning
  • Industry specific experience preferred
  • Solid accounting skills and experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills required