1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) A leading global water technology company.
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.
If you are excited and passionate about helping us #solvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Commercial Finance Senior Analyst will be part of one of our largest business units - Xylem Europe Commercial team. You will be responsible to support and work together mainly with the Managing Directors for Nordics and their sales teams with market & competition analysis, insight on risks, opportunities and business strategy from orders to margin and costs. You will support and challenge the sales teams with pricing and margin decisions and strategies in pursuing new business and develop to grow existing business areas like service & rental. As a key finance resource in Europe Commercial team you will also be responsible for driving process efficiency and work/life balance through continuous improvement, ensuring a good collaboration with other regional, operational and global finance teams, and ensuring business maximizes shareholder value without sacrificing compliance requirements or sustainability goals.
•Support on-going strategic review of product sales & profitability trends to support pricing and investment decisions, measure sales force effectiveness, and drive revenue growth faster than market growth rates
•Perform weekly Flash reports, key sales, orders analysis, backlog analysis and other monthly reporting to monitor progress towards maximizing sales
•Drive accuracy and completeness of reporting by product line & destination and develop reports with existing reporting- & business-intelligence-tools
•Analysis of market and sales channel performance
•Work with Service and Rental Managers to drive improvements in profitability of the service and rental business. Drive accuracy, consistency, and completeness of service reporting in the region in line with global standards.
•Analyze controllable costs in Nordic countries.
•Reconciliations of headcount reports & close business partnering with HR-department.
•Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes in areas such as pricing, discounting, payment terms, and market share
•Preparation of monthly and quarterly internal reports and presentations to all levels of management and employees regarding sales and margin trends
•6+ years of relevant work experience
•2+ years in role with international multi countries responsibility
•Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
•Demonstrated analytical skills
•Fast in adapting to different ERPs & IT tools
•Fluent in English both oral and written, speaking Swedish would be an advantage
•Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
•Experience in US GAAP is advantageous
We are seeking for a social, communicative team player, who loves actions and get things done in a timely manner with a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and who is used to work with a lot of different tasks being familiar with the main Finance routines and processes.
What we offer:
We offer you more than just “a job”
•Professional Development - To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
•Total Rewards - We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration, and corporate citizenship.
•Watermark - Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects. For more information on Watermark, check out: www.xylemwatermark.com
•Employee Networks - Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.