As a result of continued rapid growth we are currently seeking a Data Analyst to work with our Financial Planning and Analysis team.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the FP&A Data & System team and will be responsible for maintenance and development of current FP&A data & reporting systems, and initiation of future system improvements and developments. You will report to the FP&A Manager Data & Systems, and will be based in our headquarters in Amsterdam. This role requires a dynamic and enthusiastic person with combined development and analytical skills.

 Key responsibilities

  • Provide operational system support and act as a Go-To Data Person for FP&A systems;
  • Gather business requirements and translate them to system requirements;
  • Participate in the full life cycle of projects which focus on updating and improving FP&A systems, including development, testing, code deployment and maintenance;
  • Proactively analyze current systems and processes and seek better alternatives or improvements where necessary;
  • Support the FP&A end user community and provide training on technical tools and/or processes where necessary;
  • Take ownership of generation and distribution of periodic financial reports;
  • Function as subject matter expert for technical questions and issues raised by Financial Analysts, and co-ordinate further escalation and resolution with the IT development teams and Product Owners where required;
  • Participate in new data related innovation programs and play key role in end-to-end implementations

 

Required skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Strong technical, analytical, and development skills;
  • Background in Analysis or IT engineering;
  • Strong SQL knowledge is essential;
  • Knowledge of Hadoop Big Data is essential;
  • Experience with Financial Reporting is preferred;
  • Experience with  HTML, JavaScript, general web design is an advantage;
  • Experience with Perl, Python, VBA or other scripting language is an advantage
  • Able to work in an Agile results orientated international environment;
  • Flexible, proactive, hands-on mentality;
  • Organized and results oriented;
  • Strong team-working skills with ability to work independently, and work well with colleagues at all levels in the organization;
  • Self-starter capable of working on own initiative;Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English

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