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Job Description

What you’ll do:

 

The Central Functions Finance team sits within the Adevinta Group FP&A organisation. The team provides full finance business partner support to senior enabling functions stakeholders.

This Central Functions Analyst is a 12-month temporary contract covering maternity leave.

 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assist in all aspects of the P&L budget and forecast processes for the Finance, People, Communications, Workplace Resources, Legal and Executive teams

  • Support the preparation of high quality business reports on each function, to provide accurate information and insights

  • Report on actual financial results and headcount levels against targets, provide analysis of forecast variances, and assist in guidance on future trends

  • Deal with data issues to ensure accuracy of outputs, working closely with the Financial Accounting team to ensure costs are correctly accounted for in the finance systems

  • Proactively examine opportunities to improve efficiencies and processes

  • Support key senior leaders with ad-hoc analysis and inputs on cross-functional group-wide projects

  • Assist the Central Functions Finance Manager and senior business partners to ensure key operational and financial targets are achieved in line with Adevinta’s wider group strategy

Qualifications

Who you are:

  • Finance or business-related education - preferably a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

  • Entry-level experience in FP&A, including budgeting and forecasting, reporting processes, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Understanding of metrics and key drivers which impact functional costs and headcount

  • Ability to prioritise, independently manage and deliver outputs in a fast moving, global environment with tight deadlines

  • Fluent English (Spanish would be a plus) with good verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us:

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • Benefits including private health insurance

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer

  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office

  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!

  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more

  • Flexible benefits programme (transport, restaurants, child-care, etc)

  • Free daily breakfast 

  • 26 days of holiday

 

Additional Information:

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

 

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.

Company Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including marktplaats in The Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month. 

We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. 

Our brands are supported by Global Teams based in our main Hub in Barcelona and our other global Hubs in Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. Our local brands are founded on the connections between people, and as an international group we create networks of talented Adevintans who work together towards a common purpose across geographies and disciplines.

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