Financial Analyst/Data Analyst

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  1. Permanent
  2. English, German
  3. Associate
  4. Finance & Accounting
  5. Zentralschweiz
  6. Commodities & Natural Resource


Data Analyst, Financial Analyst, Excel, BI, Tableau

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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

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