Controlling Analyst in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

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Job Description

On behalf of our client, ELPEDISON, we are looking to recruit a Controlling Analyst.

The company

Having inherited the expertise, know-how and technology from its parent companies, Hellenic Petroleum and Edison, ELPEDISON is the energy company that understands the market in depth, identifies all critical impacting factors and always acts with the end-consumer's benefit in mind. It represents one of the largest private energy producers in the Greek market as well as one of the most reliable and competitive energy suppliers, addressing both residential and business customers. Today, ELPEDISON is a leading company both in electricity production and supply, and gas supply. It aspires to always be one of the most important players in its sector, offering energy services of the highest quality, at competitive prices, with stability and consistency.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for all analysis and preparation during the financial planning periods and on actual monthly performance
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual budget and reforecasts and assists the planning area, in both the corporate and local functions of reporting. Ensures that all information coming from other functions are accurate and up to date
  • Is responsible for monthly reporting and analysis, including detailed analysis on revenues, costs, margins vs the relevant planning period deviations, identifying trends, seasonality effects and potential risks / opportunities
  • Monitors operations to assure compliance with budgets. Conducts variance analysis of actual costs / revenues vs. budget or forecast. Provides detailed explanations of the monthly financials, proposed budgets, forecasts and strategic plans
  • Assists with the preparation of ad-hoc analysis on strategic projects such as investments appraisals, price positioning, strategic business analysis (e.g. entering new market segments, launching new products or services, etc.)
  • Is responsible for the production and analysis of End to End reconciliation from source though to billing and ensuring that all events are received and processed in a timely, complete and accurate manner
  • Works with all product owners to ensure controls are in place for all revenue streams
  • Works closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Analyses market trends and provides detailed analysis of competition
  • Increases productivity by developing automated reporting / forecasting tools
  • Supports the month-end and year-end close process
  • Participates in the preparation of the monthly management report
  • Conducts any ad-hoc analysis assigned by the Budgeting & Financial Control Section Manager

Job Requirements

Main Qualifications/Personal Characteristics

  • BSc in Economics or related field
  • MSc will be considered an advantage
  • At least 4-5 years of professional experience in a similar position, in a multinational organisation
  • Proven experience in controlling, financial analysis and revenue assurance areas
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP SAP (CO/PA, BW, PS), CRM software
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Team spirit & ability to cooperate at all levels
  • Organisational skills & time management