financial planning & category analyst - athens

Evgenia Pliatsika, Randstad Hellas
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athens, attica
accounting & finance
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Evgenia Pliatsika, Randstad Hellas

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Looking forward to make your next career step in a multinational environment as a financial planning & category analyst? Are you an ambitious, driven and analytical professional? Do you speak english fluently and have excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills ? Then this is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing and highly successful company, with endless opportunities for progression and up-skilling as the new financial planning & category analyst!! If you wish to evolve your career in one of the leader companies in the Greek market, then read on! This financial planning & category analyst position could be the ideal role for you!


The company offers to the financial planning & category analyst:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Continuous training & personal growth
  • Friendly working environment
  • Be part of a dynamic environment


As a financial planning & category analyst your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Manage Budget, monthly Forecast and the long-term planning process in close collaboration with Category teams and central Procurement Finance
  • Perform variance analysis against budget and forecast
  • Analyse impact of volume and price trends to help drive a better understanding of costs and savings
  • Distribute market intelligence data and reports to the wider
  • Procurement and Finance community
  • Support the monthly management reporting process with key category insight and prepare presentations for senior management
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and create meaningful reports and dashboards
  • Identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Support implementation of data collection processes, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Perform ad hoc analysis where required to assist in decision making process


The ideal candidate for this financial planning & category analystt position should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Advanced Excel (pivot tables, formulas) and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent analytical and influencing skills with strong business acumen
  • Fluent in business level English, written and verbal
  • Database management and knowledge of working with large databases is considered a plus


  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • ability to build relationships with different levels of stakeholders
  • ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines
  • ability to work independently
  • ability to engage with finance and non-finance teams
  • action oriented with the ability to support Category vision and strategy


  • Relevant work experience will be considered 
  • Experience in a multinational

educational requirements

  • University degree


If you believe your profile could be a good match to the financial planning & category analystposition, apply now! For more information, you can contact Evgenia Pliatsika.

In case that your application advances to the next stage, you may be automatically invited to submit an on demand video interview, answering a few interview questions.

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.