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Senior Project Analyst

Cracow, Krakow, Poland

Posted: 25-Apr-2017

Ref#: 12345704133

Company Overview :
On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions’ innovations, products and services play essential roles in people’s lives. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We help people be their best in their moments that matter.

Department Description :
Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team is responsible for analysis of financial reports, trends, risks and opportunities. We gather, interpret and evaluate financial information, including past financial data and short- to long-term financial forecasts. FP&A department supports wide range of Motorola Solutions businesses and operations functions across Europe, Africa and North America region. We have several small subteams in FP&A that's why our team is unique - almost each position in our team has a different scope. You will have opportunity to understand how our company operates and improve your analytical skills.

Job Description :
Project Accounting team acts as finance analyst/controller for key Motorola system implementation projects in Europe and Africa region. We are finance partners to project managers, system engineering team and other members of the project team. This is very visible role with strong commercial exposure. Project analyst will work at most times independently with responsibility for overall project financials.

  •  Understand and explain changes in project forecast, provide input to establish regional plans for financial years to come
  • Work with the project manager to ensure that project accounting systems are properly loaded with the award P&L data and that all activities are correct budgeted
  • Monitor activities from other operational organization in relationship to projects (Engineering, Business development, Bid and Quote etc.)
  • Create profit improvement and cost reduction plans that will be continually monitored, processed and updated
  • Responsible for accurate Profit and Loss accounting
  • Support project teams in all financial questions (first contact for invoicing, tax, and liquidated damages claims etc.)
  • Take part in pre-approving contract variations
  • Derive revenue recognition statement with reference to the contract, Motorola Accounting policies and ensure that this is applied throughout the life of the contract
  • Provide Analysis of the monthly budget performance, investigating any variances during the month end process
  • SI P&L Analysis:
            - Provide Analysis of the monthly SI P&L performance liaising other Product Group Finance personnel
            - Provide inputs for SI P&L Plans, Forecasts and Outlooks on Project Revenue & Margins as well as Long Range Plan

Basic Requirements :
  • Understanding of financial metrics, specifically: revenue, costs, and cash
  • At least 3 years of demonstrable finance experience
  • Excellent communication skills, able to interact with Finance and non-Finance staff at various levels
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self starter & Team player
  • Fundamental knowledge in International accounting standards and US GAAP
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Excellent English (spoken, written), candidate is able to hold project specific discussions with project team and occasionally with external parties (customer, vendors)
  • Occasional travel within Europe
We offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Strong team-oriented culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contract of employment
  • Comfortable work conditions (high class offices, parking space)
  • Volleyball field and grill place next to the office
  • Lots of sport activities as Moto football league, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, e-gaming league etc.
  • Private medical & dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • 8 hours working day (30 minutes lunch break included)
  • Access to wellness facilities and integration events
  • Training and broad development opportunities
  • Motorola Solutions is supporting CSR activities and encourages employees to participate

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