Financial Planning & Reporting Manager

Berlin, Germany

Job Description

OLX Group is a customer-obsessed, technology-enabled group, operating in the online space in 40+ countries worldwide. Product, Data & Technology (PDT) is an organization powering our Customer Units in Europe. PDT develops new products and features, rolls them out to customers, and runs the existing platforms.

The FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) PDT team, plays a key role in providing finance business partnering to our PDT teams in Europe. We manage the planning processes, including rolling forecasts, the review cycles and annual budget plan; headcount-related reporting; and other exciting ad-hoc projects for our PDT teams to help expand on ideas that are producing great results to our customers or to influence the current trajectory of performance which may be off track.

This position has a mix of operational and project-based responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Direct responsibility to improve our data and reporting landscape by leveraging our financial system\'s capabilities. You will actively engage with a variety of stakeholders from different parts of the Group collecting requirements and driving projects to achieve our objectives.
  • Build strong relationships at different levels of the organization by proactively reaching out to learn about concerns, priorities, and how we can better support them.
  • Play a leading role in the budget and forecasting cycles, partnering with PDT teams and with our stakeholders to ensure that budget requests are collected, reviewed, and optimized.
  • Perform monthly closing and report to the Group with a strong focus on task automation. Hold regular performance review meetings with PDT management, analyze past performance, review forecast, cooperate on operational and financial optimization.
  • Run ad hoc analyses, business cases, analyze performance versus goals and actively participate in projects to ensure we are making the right decisions in our business.

What we expect from you:

  • BA or equivalent degree required
  • 3+ years of experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools in financial management, consulting, or investment banking (experience in tech/e-commerce/internet is strongly preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of financial planning, and accounting basics.
  • You have a proven record in driving automation/optimization projects
  • Hands-on experience with data analytics (Excel, VBA, g-sheets (scripts), similar) and you have information technology aptitude
  • Quick thinker, can-do attitude, self-starter. You are able to easily adapt to change and work independently.
  • Full English fluency.

What we\'ll give you:

  • Flat hierarchies
  • A high degree of autonomy as OLX believes in empowering people
  • Access to the best training on the market
  • A vibrant environment and a chance to work with committed, dynamic colleagues
  • A competitive compensation package that includes exciting perks and benefits

What you need to know about us:

  • As OLX Group we are ACCA approved Employer – join and learn with us!
  • Our mission is to make it super easy for people to buy and sell almost anything, boosting local economies.
  • We are proud to be different, and we work differently too. We combine the spirit and agility of a start-up with the maturity that comes from being part of a 100-year-old company.
  • We are curious, ambitious and allergic to corporate interference. We improvise, experiment and push each other further, embracing uncertainty and driving change.

If you are excited about this position and our company, we hope you join us! If you\'d like to learn more about the OLX Group take a look at the other parts of our website. And remember, we are an equal opportunities employer.

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