Sales Finance Analyst

Paris, Paris Region, France
Corporate Functions

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200083852
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Apple’s Sales organization generates the revenue needed to fuel our ongoing development of products and services by developing programs and strategies to bring our fantastic products into people’s hands. To support this effort, Apple Sales Finance organization is looking to recruit a Sales Finance Analyst into our French team based in Paris. The position is responsible for partnering with the French Telco and Retail Sales Directors and other relevant partners (both in-country and in the central W. Europe organization) to design and execute best-in-class business plans at both a country and an account level, and for the provision of high quality analysis for business planning / business development purposes. You will report to the Regional Sales Finance Controller.

Key Qualifications

  • Will be a dedicated self-starter
  • Will bring significant experience in a business analysis role in premium good / consumer electronics industry
  • Have a good knowledge of Carriers/Retailers market and dynamics
  • Bring relevant consumer offer analysis skills
  • Have strong analytical capabilities to translate data into actionable insight an excellent communicator with the ability to influence relevant partners within a matrix organization
  • Feel comfortable with ambiguity and a fast pace environment
  • Are a creative thinker that can see around corners

Description

If successful, you will provide first line control and analytics on local units, revenue and investments to the Consumer Sales teams in the French region. Strategy – You will support and participate in the design, develop and implementation of consumer offer strategies across the region, in partnership with the regional carrier and retail sales teams Demand Generation activity by working with central and local teams as necessary to find opportunities of growth and preparing the business cases to enable these in country and following up return on investment post-mortems Planning – work closely with the central DFA/Planning teams in the preparation of Q+1 forecasts or annual plans Analysis and insight – review and analyze partner promotional results and understand regional sales trends to put performance into perspective Controlling – Work with central finance teams to lead the implementation of commercial terms into the channel, consumer sales programs (merchandising, APRs, etc.) performance rebates and optimize the return on marketing / financing investments into the sales channel

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or higher in related subject matter; MBA preferred but practical experience is essential Extensive experience in financial planning, commercial finance or business development Strong skills on Excel, SAP, GBI reporting systems Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills in both English and French

Additional Requirements