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Products that inspire millions of people around the world being created daily at the Bauer Media Group. Our portfolio ranges across print and online publications, radio stations, online comparison platforms as well as sales and marketing services. As a family business in the fifth generation, we attach great importance to future and customer-oriented action, which is also reflected in our increasingly diverse portfolio. With great passion, our 15,000 employees develop content and services that meets the needs of our customers and partners.

For our team we are looking for the next possible date at the location Hamburg a:
Financial Group Cost Analyst (m/f/d)

Your role within Group Financial Planning & Analysis:

As a key part of our Group Financial Planning & Analysis (GFP&A) team you will be playing an important role in developing Bauer Media Group as a multi-business company. In this role, you will be an active partner for the group functions and the Executive Board by defining and implementing standard as well as ad-hoc cost reporting. Furthermore, you will be driving the budget and forecast processes for this group and be responsible for the cost allocations. Your work environment is defined by colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds that challenge and support each other to make Bauer Media Group successful.
Your day to day:
  • Preparation of standard and ad-hoc reporting for all group functions incl. relevant financials (P&L, BS, CF), non-financial KPIs and benchmarks
  • Responsible for the execution of the planning process of group functions
  • Monitoring of plan-deviations and proposal of countermeasures in close cooperation with budget holders
  • Active Business Partner for group functions such as IT, HR, Communication, Legal etc.
  • Responsible for:
    • internal group cost allocation
    • planning & analysis of group projects
    • financial guidelines related to the group functions
  • Support management with structured analysis, preparation of decision processes and execution of planning processes
  • Support management with methodological skills, identification of potential improvement areas and supervision of the implementation of measures
  • Active driver of the development of financial processes and tools by implementing state- of-the-art tools and processes 

Your profile:
  • Successfully completed business studies, ideally with a focus on finance and controlling
  • Min. 5 years of professional experience in a comparable position
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and ERP- and Reporting-Systems (e.g. SAP FI/CO and SAP BW/Analytics Cloud)
  • Excellent knowledge of German and business fluent English (verbally and written)
  • Sound analytical, conceptual and interpersonal skills with the drive for results
  • Assertive communication
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Life at Bauer Media Group:
  • Culture where teamwork and creativity are valued
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • High scope for creativity as well as exciting and challenging tasks
  • Further education and training offers in the form of seminars, workshops, conferences,        ​​​​​​​e-learning and much more
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Company restaurant
  • HVV ProfiCard, personal subscriptions, company events, health days and other discounts on corporate benefits

Your contact person for this job offer is Ms Corinna Kalkschmidt with the reference number: BFKH-11/2020