Finance Data Analyst

Reference No: WD-0003409

What's the role?

We are looking for a motivated data analyst who has recently graduated or is looking to make the first move from a role post-graduation to join our Regional Finance Hub in Manchester.

In this role you will use your database building and reporting skills to support the delivery of all reporting activities across the Northern Europe Region. You’ll need to be curious, proactive and a team-player to deliver excellent support for the regions sales organisations.

Who is Hilti?

Unless you work in construction, you probably haven't heard of us. We're a hidden gem.

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the professional construction sector. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us. So are our people.

We regularly win Great Place to Work awards globally and are very proud to have been placed on the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK by our employees for the past 10 years.

Hilti offers the best of both worlds – friendly teams locally and roles across the UK combined with the opportunities only a company of 30,000 people spread across 120 countries can bring.

What does the role involve?

In this role you will execute and further develop all reporting activities for the Northern Europe region and its sales organisations, utilising technologies such as MS Access, SQL, Power BI, SAP Analytics Cloud. Within the region, you’ll act as country specific ambassador, including stakeholder visits and ongoing remote support.

You’ll be tasked with creating business specific transparency of financial results and business performance, and will contribute towards performance management and improvement projects for the region via reporting efficiency and data excellence.

You’ll act as a business partner in the controlling/reporting function with a wide range of stakeholders across finance and the business to optimise business steering, via value-added reporting, acting as a consultant to stakeholders when advising on best practice regarding presenting multiple data sets and tailoring reports to the necessary audience.

Accuracy and attention to detail will be key – you’ll need to challenge and stress data integrity at all times, to ensure high-quality provision of reporting. You’ll also support the annual reporting cycle in an accurate and timely way.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:

*Different ways to work flexibly including working from home and compressed hours so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview
*Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally
*Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
*6% employer pension contributions
*Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
*33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
*Paid leave to work on charitable projects
*Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
*Subsidised on-site canteen and free fruit and salad
*Free parking and excellent public transport links

Our Head Office is currently based next to Old Trafford but in early 2021 we will move to state of the art new premises at Circle Square in Central Manchester. We will continue to offer free parking for employees and will be located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Degree in finance, computer science, business or economics
  • Previous experience in a similar role or through an internship/work placement
  • Good finance/business knowledge and acumen
  • Database building skills with MS Access
  • Solid SAP R3, SAP-BI, SAP Analytics Cloud and/or Power BI knowledge preferred
  • SQL knowledge would be preferable
  • Good communication skills

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds. If we like what we see, you'll be invited to complete a short video or telephone interview.

If you need any support with your application please contact

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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