Undergraduate – Financial Planning and Analysis Job at Honda Motor Europe Ltd – in Bracknell
Location: Bracknell, GB
Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd
At Honda we embrace inclusion in our various policies, so whilst our contracts state that the hours are as required to fulfil the role with a minimum of 35 hours per week, we offer flexibility for when you work. The regular office hours are 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday with a half hour lunch break & 08:00 – 13:00 on a Friday. However, we offer flexibility of when you work with our daily flex-time start of between 07:00 and 11:00 providing that there is no business requirement.
Whilst there is no contractual right to work from home, the flexibility we offer is that you can request to work from home for a maximum of 50% of the working days in any one month, again providing there is no business requirement to attend the office.
This is a role of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) for Honda Motor Europe Automobile division. The role will support both the Business Management team and the European branches’ financial operations. Key tasks will involve price maintenance, analysis, and reporting of financial results, as well as preparation of the financial side of budget events.
Assistance in Price Maintenance for Branches, distributors and Export.
Support yearly and quarterly price maintenance in SAP
Assistance in issuing quarterly quotations
Receiving and collating relevant documentation for parts shipments
Actual results analysis
Collation and analysis of branch variances between budgeted and actual results using Hyperion Planning
Reporting of the financial analysis to division managers
Supporting scheduling and booking facilities for budget meetings with European branches, factories and distributor teams
Preparation of reporting templates and collation of branch responses
Preparing KPI analysis and ad hoc requests for Business Management team
Qualifications, skills and experience: Required/Desirable
Must be an undergraduate, undertaking a Business degree with an Accounting or Finance focus, looking for a placement in their third year of study
Advanced Excel Skills – (including use of Lookups, IF’s, Formatting, embedded formula, linking cells etc.)
Strong Analytical Skills and ability to understand representations of financial data
Willingness to learn is key to benefit the support of the team to develop your professional skills. Hyperion Planning and SAP trainings will be provided for the purpose of the role
Logical thinking, attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
Well organised, calm under pressure with the capacity to manage several tasks at once and prioritise effectively
A natural fit for Honda Culture (Human, Passionate, Imaginative, Challenging)
An enthusiastic person who takes initiative and is prepared to be pro-active and challenge the norm with a positive attitude
Working knowledge of Hyperion and/or SAP would be beneficial
Understanding of/ or interest in the automobile market
Honda is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors.
Central to this is Honda’s commitment to be a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal and we embrace inclusion with our various policies.
This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified/experienced individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.
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About the Company
Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd –
Company Location: Bracknell