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Financial Analyst

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  • Full Time
  • London


The Opportunity

Adobe’s Finance team is looking for a dynamic and expert Financial Analyst. As a Finance Analyst predominantly supporting UKI / MEA, your role is to provide financial analysis and insight to impact short-, medium- and long-term business performance up to the leadership team across both the Digital Experience and Digital Media organization. Whilst focused on UKI/MEA, you will also support wider continental Europe, providing additional support to Central European markets and FD.

Reporting to Finance Director, you will be a critical support to the leadership team, working closely with sales and other functions. Your role will require the EQ to lead and influence a variety of partners, notably sales, to drive business performance, provide financial expertise and a commercial business partner.

This position requires a high quality professional who enjoys detailed precision, and high-level strategic analysis and problem solving. This person will use deep, sophisticated datasets to identify and communicate measurable insights. You must be self-motivated, an excellent communicator, and enjoy an environment that is subject to rapid change.

What you’ll Do

Support weekly outlook reviews with local sales teams, maintaining high levels of control and lead data driven tools / processes
Lead evolving risks and opportunities across fiscal quarters and proactively optimizing sales
Craft valuable financial insights on recurring and ad-hoc basis to drive tactical interventions to underlying trading performance.
Build and expand standardized insights across EMEA teams and scale use of finance tools as well as regular system consolidation processes.
Leverage and collaborate with India based shared services and wider ecosystem, to underpin and develop the UKI/MEA Strategy, Annual Plan, Quarterly Forecast and Weekly Outlook
Drive finance insights into competitive landscape to optimize market opportunities and shape the GTM planning.
Ensure efficient operating cost management to maximize return on investment and profitability

What you need to succeed

Commercially focused and possess strong business partnership skills with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
Well-developed critical thinking skills with a bias toward independently crafting order and innovative solutions out of ambiguity
A reliable teammate who partners closely with peers across Sales, FP&A, Finance Systems, Marketing, Accounting, Legal, and IT, often in different geographical locations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to summarize and effectively convey key information
High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or PowerBI. Experience in efficiently crafting and maintaining sophisticated models
3+ years of FP&A (or related) experience required
Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
Experience in the IT industry, Enterprise Software Sales preferred but not mandatory
Experience with Anaplan and TM1 would be an advantage and / or similar accounting tools / systems