Finance and Pricing Analyst

Smiths Interconnect
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Smiths Interconnect in Dundee is looking for a Finance and Pricing Analyst on a permanent basis. This role will Provide support to the Finance Business Partner, Sales & Marketing (EMEA, APAC) across financial reporting & pricing, ultimately contributing to revenue and margin growth while driving improvements in forecasting accuracy. The appointee will collaborate with business partners & analyst peers and work with other areas in Interconnect including Engineering, Operations and Finance teams, to ensure we are aligned and working collaboratively. Ensuring strong governance & control around the pricing & business partnering processes & reporting is also key in this role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the Finance BP, S&M (EMEA, APAC & Channel) to:

    Provide monthly orders, sales and margin reporting – working with the business team to explain movements to prior year, budget and latest forecast Work with commercial teams to understand drivers for performance and provide support to monthly reporting Manage and consolidate bookings & sales forecasts, as part of the S&OP process for EMEA, APAC & Channel Work with Finance BP & commercial teams to understand risks & opportunities to forecasts (with relevant action plans) Have input into the quarterly calculation and analysis of sales incentive plans and support the target setting Report on the CRM pipeline & sales funnel Provide monthly team expenses reporting, explaining variances & holding teams to targets and providing regular forecasts; contribute to cost control Run the S&M budget process for EMEA, Asia & Channel (our distribution network) Analyse sales and orders for the product line managers to assess financial performance and adjust strategy Maintain price lists in Salesforce. Analyse & recommend transactional price adjustments Track adherence to specific product pricing policies, framework and procedures Development and ongoing maintenance for all customer specific contract pricing agreements. Analyse the point of sale (POS) data from the distributor network and provide Channel reporting to monitor performance of channel partners through KPIs Provide feedback & User Acceptance Testing (UAT) support to systems developments Create and socialise educational material regarding price to value rationale for delivery to internal stakeholders Develop material to facilitate informed price decision making (e.g. material for product pricing meetings and Pricing Council) Monitor key working capital metrics and challenge business for improvements

Required Skills and Experience:

    Recently qualified accountant preferred Extensive experience in a similar role with a track record of success Occasional business travel required Knowledge of Salesforce, Cognos and Glovia ERP preferable but not essential Strong teamwork orientation Confident communication, ability to challenge business teams effectively Business focus & results driven. Ability to balance short term demands with a long term, strategic agenda Comfortable to operate in rapidly changing environment

About Us:

Smiths Interconnect ( is a leading provider of electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defence, space, semiconductor test, medical, rail, industrial and test and measurement markets. Smiths Interconnect’s high technology brands (EMC, RF Labs, Lorch Hypertac, IDI, TRAK, TECOM, and Millitech) are synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is requested to ensure reliability and safety. Blue chip customers include Raytheon, BAE Systems, Finmeccanica-Leonardo, Airbus, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Alstom, and Biosense Webster, just to name a few. One of five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 2000 people globally with locations in the US, Mexico, Costa Rica, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia, Singapore, and China, and a global sales and distribution network.

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