This position reports to the FP&A Manager in Costa Rica . The focus of this position will be to lead the reporting, analytics, and ad-
hoc requests for CPSBU under PCS Hierarchy. Additionally, the Analyst will be an active participant on other GBU FP&A projects and PMO initiatives related to bookings and / or spending.
Spending / CAPEX reporting. Report the quarterly spending and CAPEX results for the business units listed above. This includes categorization of all spending and CAPEX transactions to ensure accurate reporting of the various operating, investing and financing components within them.
Assist with the preparation of quarter-end deliverables.
Spending / CAPEX planning. Report and analyze historical financial data in order to present a quarterly number tied out with Corporate Targets for each business unit and overall GBU hierarchy.
Process improvement. Drive process improvements associated with the current methodologies use for the planning / forecasting and analysis processes and also actively participate into the PMO GBU programs.
Historical dashboards. Maintain historical dashboards tracking of the spending and CAPEX associated with the business units within the scope including trends analysis as but not only : quarter over quarter and year over year.
Track trends in historical linearity, seasonality, etc. to help drive current year spending and CAPEX forecast.
Materials preparation. Support the creation of materials for top management updates, approval meetings and quarterly business reviews.
Deep dive analysis and ad hoc projects. As required, conduct analyses providing insights into the actual spending and CAPEX situation for the assigned business units.
Additionally, and as required, assist with other projects related to bookings and / or spending.
Skills and knowledge :
Knowledge of the MS office package. Advanced Excel skills are necessary
Strong analytical skills and capability to interpret large data sets and communicate valuable insights
Ability to work cross-functionally and manage information requests across multiple groups
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Initiative to problem-solve
Strong attention to detail and interested in performing deep-dive analyses to extract insights from data.
Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
1 - 2 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis roles
CAPEX management and deep accounting skills considered as a plus
Ability and experience working in cross functional teams
Motivated individual with a desire to learn and to grow in a fast-moving environment
Confidence to ask for help to his or her peers and / or superiors
Quick learner and interested in developing his or her career in a fast pace and challenging environment