FP&A Finance Analyst

Job description

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We are SmartWays – we help people grow and make good career decisions. We are a recruitment business partner, specialized in Procurement and Finance worldwide and encourage you to join our Finance Talent Community!

We work with international companies across EMEA to drive their business outcomes with the best-in-class Finance people. Please read this carefully to find out if this offer is for You.

Our strategic Partners on the south part of Poland are renowned for their comprehensive services for financial, pharmaceutical, IT & automotive, travel, production and consumer products industries. With their vision implemented into innovative solutions, they are quiet heroes in making a real impact on our daily lives. 

Location: Kraków

Choose from the variety of opportunities, starting from:

  • Joining a global marketing finance team, focused on cost controlling and investment advisory
  • Financial controlling a worldwide web of IT teams and suppliers of the best in class innovative solutions
  • Monitoring global operational expenses including high-end engineering, customer service and payroll.

We welcome outstanding finance professionals with extensive scope of expertise in management accounting, financial analysis and business partnering to apply for the role of FP&A Finance Analyst role.


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We take great pride in attracting exceptional people. If you are not the one don’t apply.

You don’t know us? Well, we are a start-up HR consultancy taking the most valuable & toughest challenge – people. We take pride in synergy of world-class problem solving, wide HR functional expertise, data and technology to create long lasting impact. We assemble great teams to contribute across industries. Fly high and join our customer to take your career to the next level. 

Our Client is a leading airlines’ group that decided to centralise advanced corporate functions setup their Global Business Services) in Kraków. The GBS organisation is on the mission to provide the best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to all companies from the Group. The company has operations in Barcelona, Chennai, Dublin, Kraków, London and Madrid. This allows the best talent to interact and grow across a global platform. 

What makes this company special?
True GBS model delivering value through advanced business services in a fast paced and complex environment.


You will:

  • Conduct critical analysis of monthly P&L and other MI reports to support planning, forecasting, budgeting and understand the performance of the operating company business units
  • Analyse variances and explore potential issues, make recommendations to the Finance Business Partner and advise on impact
  • Perform ad hoc analysis to support FBP organisation using Tableau, Excel or other tools
  • Provide productivity analysis to drive improvements and cost savings
  • Own the production of capital cash forecasting information, highlighting trends and tracking performance
  • Provide information to respond to external audit requirements
  • Have actual impact on key business decisions by becoming an expert in a specific business area.


  • Strong professional background in Finance - including P&L / Balance Sheet analysis
  • Proficient command of MS Excel
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Experience in Variance analysis with ability to explain financial changes from a range of perspectives
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast moving, global environment with tight deadlines and finite resources

Do not hesitate to apply if you like to do things that matter.

Our Partners offer competitive salary along with basket of benefits. The company is setting high standards to ensure that you will have a chance to work with broadly skilled experts. Thus, the role is dedicated to professionals with proven track record of delivering outstanding financial business partnering services in complex business environment.