Commercial Finance Business Partner

About the role

Acting as a business partner by preparing, reviewing and analysing financial and non-financial information, to provide reports and insights that drive performance improvement and delivery against desired business outcomes.

What you’ll do

Finance business partner to the CPO, CTO, Commercial Operations Director, CX Director and their teams:

Drive performance through the budgeting and forecasting of key metrics and drivers, and translation into related financial costs and KPIs

Cooperate with these teams to set their respective financial and KPI targets, reporting and sharing actual performance, providing insight into variances and highlighting future implications

Attendance at cost centre review meetings, reviewing cost base (FTE and costs) on a monthly basis and discuss any variances to determine the impact on the future P&L

Attendance at relevant business team meetings, sharing insight into performance and being the wider finance representative

Act as financial advisor to these teams, and to be integral to commercial decision-making and driving improved performance

Become closely involved in, and provide financial support and analysis in relation to, commercial contract negotiations and partnerships

Work closely with engineering and product teams to provide support on key projects and strategic pillars initiatives e.g. ISS (Integrated Shipping Service), Demand initiatives

Drive continuous improvement with your partners by providing support on business initiatives and ad hoc projects e.g. CX models regarding First Time Right, Allocation keys, Requests for proposals (RFPs) and the FTE process

Besides this, you will support the three Supercluster Finance Business Partners within the Commercial Finance Team in areas like:

Further improving and aligning Supercluster reporting and dashboards (e.g. FTE and forecast modelling)

Support in reviewing the commercial performance of the Superclusters and categories by performing analytical deep-dives to analyse performance, identify insights and highlight opportunities with the various Category Managers and Leads.

Support in business planning (including budget and outlook/LE process) by providing financial analysis and modelling.

What you’ll bring

Finance Degree: professionally qualified, working towards a relevant professional qualification or qualified by experience

Interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work as a member of a team and influence multiple stakeholders

Ability to understand, interpret and challenge financial data

Analysis and problem solving skills with high attention to detail

Good knowledge of specific processes and business areas and the ability to apply this to implementing changes that add value to the business

Highly motivated with strong initiative and problem solving skills

Ability to think creatively, when there is not an obvious or right answer, and be comfortable with ambiguity

Desire and ability to collaborate within own and other functions as a Business Partner to achieve desired outcomes

Good industry knowledge and commercial awareness

Fluent in English, both written and verbally

Critical Experience

Experience in financial planning, reporting and forecasting

Execution of projects/change management initiatives

Managing cost centre or category level financial information

Annual budget and forecasting management

Participation in a functional/cross-functional/team project

Significant experience in interpreting, evaluating and reporting financial information

Good experience in financial systems

Participation and delivery within team projects

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 800+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:

Working with a top notch team acting on a champions league level in a super complex dynamic environment; you will learn a lot!

A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities.

A great office located in the heart of Amsterdam with an easy-going atmosphere.

Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.

Tailor-made trainings to facilitate your personal and professional growth

The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!

Stock Options: All Catawikians are granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service.

And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.

Job Type
Full Time
72 days ago

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