Data Analyst

Location: Postcode 3032 in Rotterdam

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Data Analyst – Information & Analytics Benelux

Location: Rotterdam - The Netherlands

Local conditions apply

Are you ready to take the next great step in your career?

Are you ready to join a dynamic world-class team?

Are you looking for a job where you are fully responsible for developing advanced solutions that drive value to the business?

Are you ready to work at the core of Unilever processes and have the freedom to bring great initiatives to the table?

Are you ready to build the future of Unilever?

If you are a dynamic, highly motivated, energetic and friendly individual with a strong background in technology, we’re looking for you!

If you feel comfortable working in a agile team and drive value to the business, we’re looking for you!

If you have a proven track record in using technology to shape the future of the products you are involved in, we’re looking for you!

If you want to change the status quo and don’t settle for less than a great outcome, we’re looking for you!


In this role you will work as part of the Unilever Benelux organization. Within the Information & Analytics (I&A) team we work to provide the wings for business to fly. One of the wings being high quality data & analysis. Being a member of the I&A team is working towards on creating one version of the truth and providing easily reachable answers of top 10 business questions within Benelux organization. The 4 principles driving I&A are; end-to-end ownership, maximized automation, one version of the truth, continuous improvement.

With our ambitious digital I&A agenda, we are focusing on different aspect. Creating backend solutions to fully automated end-2-end processes. But also working on frontend products to help colleagues to drive insights.

Job Summary

The key accountability for information & analytics team is to provide high quality data & analysis to the Unilever Benelux organization. As a Data Analyst, you work in a role with combined duties of finance and information & analytics. You will need strong attention to details to supply one version of the truth. You are passionate to translating data into insights through visual reporting and let data speak through a reporting storyline.

You will work closely with finance team to deliver timely and accurate financial forecast for the total Unilever Benelux organization. You will gain a thorough understanding of our P&L and all the forecasting elements. During month end cycle, you work as an all-around coordinator to present the month end results in various power BI dashboard and management reporting from various perspectives. After month end close, you will prepare the final P&L and submit to headquarter.

Moreover, you will work cross functionally with different sales and marketing teams to deliver business intelligence solutions. Those solutions will analysis and visualize the answers of the top 10 business questions within Unilever Benelux organization. Hence, some script experience and power BI skills are what we are expecting from you. Finally, you will need to manage the balance between operational work and new project.

Financial forecasting and reporting:

  • Responsible for monthly bottom up financial forecasting process execution for Unilever Benelux

  • Managing and improving of all the forecasting elements and logic

  • Integrating top-down forecast which is communicating from headquarter to local forecast

  • Responsible for financial reporting and management reporting during month end cycles

  • Responsible for finance front end reporting maintenance and improvement

  • Responsible for ecommerce reporting

  • Forecasting process streamlining and automation

Information & Analytics:

  • Actively partnering with sales, marketing, finance team on dashboard and business solutions development

  • Proactively translating business questions into actionable dashboards which support key decision making

  • Maintaining and improving the current dashboards

Skills and Experience

  • A strong affinity with data & analytics is a must

  • A strong attentions to details is also a must

  • Having a basic understanding of financial forecast and P&L

  • Experienced user of Power BI and Excel

  • Experience of power query/power pivot/VBA/Python is highly preferred

  • Having a passion of developing a brand new business intelligence project from scratch with lots of freedom whilst liking to think strategically about how can the solutions best serve the business questions

  • Fluent in English

Excited about the role?

To apply, you must do so online. Please do not forget to upload your CV and a motivation letter. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly after the closing date to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

Please note this is a Direct Search led by Unilever. Applications from agencies will not be accepted, nor will fees be paid for unsolicited CVs.

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