Financial Analyst/Data Analyst

Job description

As the premier supplier to our client, a leading commodities and natural resources company based in Switzerland, Swisslinx is looking for a highly motivated individual to take on a challenging role for a junior in their HQ, as a Financial Analyst/Data Analyst, permanent, onsite 100%.

This role acts as the link between the Finance and commercial departments of Marketing & Sales (M&S) and Supply Chain & Logistics (S&L). The role-holder is responsible for ensuring that long-dated liquid chemical sales are matched with the associated global shipping and storage costs to generate a true gross profit view.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a critical eye and enthusiasm for data analysis, needing an ability to dig into details and resolve inaccuracies, and build relationships across various stakeholder groups within a global team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with the Global Netback Reconciliation, reconciling data from the

company’s three locations (Singapore, Houston and Wollerau), to generate an

accurate and timely monthly netback reconciliation

  • Perform preliminary price calculations for the basis of the initial purchases of

methanol, integrating commercial assumptions from all parts of the company

  • Perform accrual calculations, e.g. at month or year-end, for goods still in transit

or in storage

  • Support in Finance reporting (MRP) and cost analysis, e.g. preparing reports
  • that support the financial statements and explain the inventory commercial

background to senior stakeholders

  • Perform ongoing cost analysis to monitor variances and gaps

Your background

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Accounting or Finance related subject
  • Min. 3 years of professional experience in a similar role. Knowledge of supply chain and operations terms, especially Incoterms.

Understanding of commodity market environments or shipping and logistics is an advantage

  • Curiosity for complex formulas and an ability to comfortably handle large

quantities of data

  • Strong Excel skills, including knowledge of formulas, macros, Power Pivot and

Power Query

  • Ideally experience using BI and Tableau would be nice to have
  • Knowledge and experience of using programming and coding languages with large quantities of data (e.g. Python, C++, Visual Basic,

or others) would be an advantage

  • Understanding of ERP systems and how to use these to extract and handle data
  • A strong team player able to build relationships across various stakeholder groups
  • Fluent in German and English

Additional information

  • Please upload the degree certificate as well as the latest reference letter

By applying for this position, I consent to the Swisslinx Group of companies

  • storing my personal information (including name, contact details, Identification and CV information etc.) on their internal or external servers for the purpose of informing me of potential employment opportunities
  • using my personal information or
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