Commercial Finance Analyst | Makati City, Philippines
Posted: Jun 12, 2020 5:55:31 AM
These financial analyst roles are hires in a commercial finance function which will evolve and grow over time as our business scales. We are looking for people with an enquiring mind, prepared to challenge the data and comfortable with ambiguity. This is not a “traditional” analyst role where there’s a clear structure and routine, but is a great opportunity for the right candidate to shape a function and develop a career with CloudPay.
The increasing size and complexity of our business means that while we have a lot of data it is not always in an easy to understand form and needs analysis with a commercial eye to turn it into information and insight which we can use to drive decisions to maximise our growth and margins.
Package and Benefits:
- Competitive annual salary and benefits package
- 18 days annual leave plus public holidays
- 10 days sick leave
- Personal and professional development opportunities
- Friendly and flexible working environment
Attributes and Experience Required:
- A background in financial analysis may be useful, but it is more important we find somebody with a highly analytical and enquiring mindset
- Excellent presentation skills and the ability to turn data into information
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge and influence the business
- A self starter who can take an idea and develop it on their own
- Excellent attention to detail
- Advanced Excel skills (very large data sets, pivots, hook-ups, sumifs etc)
- Experience of NetSuite and Apttus would be beneficial
- Able to manage schedule or meeting deadlines
- Understanding root cause analysis
Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities:
As outlined above this role will evolve over time but the initial focus will be to analyse data around our pricing assumptions and service partner relationships. For example:
- Analysis of trends in pricing, discounting and margin
- New business vs renewals vs upsells to existing customers
- Impact of changes in pricing methodolgies
- Analysis of customer Requests For Change (RFCs)
- Are we missing billing opportunities?
- What can we learn to put into the pricing model?
- Analysis of our pricing model assumptions right - standard vs actual cost analysis
- Analysis of costs and charging methods by service partner/country
- Are we ensuring accuracy of charging?
- Are we passing on all additional services/RFC costs to our customers?
- Are we maximising volume discounts?
- Identify opportunities to amend our commercial terms with service partners
- Comparison of service partner to in-house costs