Financial Analyst - Global Consumer Marketing

  • Bose
  • Framingham, MA, USA
  • Oct 03, 2021

Job Description

The Bose Finance organization is seeking a Financial and Business Analyst to support our Global Consumer Marketing business. The successful candidate will have an analytical and curious mind, a commitment to process improvements, and a great passion for learning about Marketing and Advertising. Key Activities The Financial Analyst will be part of the Global Sales Organization and reporting to the Global Consumer Marketing Senior Advisor, will focus on the following key activities: Financial analysis supporting multiple all areas of marketing (Demand Activation, Conversion Activation, Marketing Planning, Consumer Analytics) Develop standard monthly reports and continuously transform them to deliver the forward-looking insights needed to enable business decisions Create, improve and adapt analytical tools and create ad hoc analyses as needed Support quarterly rolling forecasts and long range planning (3-year plan work; QBR) Design and produce a monthly global finance ADSO forecast Implement processes that support globally consistent reporting of advertising spending across all regions. Identify gaps in existing processes, make recommendations for improvement and implement changes required using SAP, AFO, Power BI and other IT reporting tools Collaborate with GBS and Accounting and Controlling teams to transition and improve the A/P and close activities, to stabilize Ariba in AM and to make the launch of Ariba in EU and APAC a success Design and govern the SAP/AFO infrastructure supporting all marketing spending, including SAP internal order and purchase order structure so that is efficient, easy to understand, sustainable and allows for insightful expense reporting Support the business with several ad hoc projects Key Competencies Ability to develop trusted working relationships across regions and departments Highly organized and committed to developing standard efficient work practices Ability to work effectively with detailed information without losing sight of the big picture Team orientation and collaboration Knowledge of SAP, AFO and Host Analytics Ability to translate complex information into a concise and clear message so that it can be communicated in a remote working environment Strong problem solving skills Skills Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required. Advanced Excel skills required. Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (; and (2) its Supplements ( Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.