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Infiniti Finance Controlling Trainee

Nissan Center Europe GmbH

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Infiniti Finance Controlling Trainee

Position Title Infiniti Finance Controlling Trainee Mission and Main Objectives

Reporting to INFINITI WEU Finance Controlling Section Manager (CMP-I), the Finance

Controlling Trainee (VME) is responsible to accurately and actively manage the variable expenses

behind the new car sales. The person will work on the Incentives Management System and with

the Corporate Sales team to control the variable expenses associated with the new car sales from

all WEU markets.

The Finance Controlling function is divided into 4 main roles: Accounting, Compliance, Financial

Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting. The Trainee is expected to simultaneously play these distinct

roles on a daily basis.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

Accounting tasks:

Ensure that all IMS transactions are properly recorded, reconciled, analysed and reported.

Manage VME (Incentives) calculation and booking system (IMS).

Manage incentives claims and update the system with the correct amounts.

Ensure that all variable expenses are taken on accounts payable (accrual).

Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.

Ensure that periodic reconciliations are completed.

Compliance tasks:

Maintain control over accounting transactions related to VME.

Ensure operations’ compliance with revenue and expense recognition policies.

Ensure periodic training on incentives management system is done to dealers.

Financial analysis tasks:

Contribute to month end closing activities related to VME.

Produce periodic management reports.

Profit analysis by market, product model, and sales channel.

Variance analysis.

Explain the business performance in numbers.

Budgeting and forecasting tasks:

Prepare budget plans in coordination with all stakeholders.

Prepare periodic forecasts and outlooks.

What-if and sensitivity analysis.

Work with functions and regions to forecast incentives campaigns’ cost and profitability.

Provide insight and robust challenge to support decision-making.

Additional Tasks and responsibilities (include team management, if any)

Close collaboration with dealers, functions, regions and A&F teams from different entities.

Involvement in ad-hoc projects and process enhancement initiatives.

Function Infiniti Site / Location of Position Switzerland - Rolle Legal Entity (NISA) Infiniti Europe HQ - Rolle, Switzerland Part Time / Full Time Full Time Type of Contract Internship/student placement Background & Experience

Solid knowledge of accounting and finance principles.

Strong numerical and analytical skills, problem solving skills and critical thinking.

Strong sense of ownership, works independently and takes initiatives.

Minimum Education Required Undergraduate education Specific Technical Skills

Strong knowledge of MS Office tools, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of SAP FICO is a plus.

European Language English Language Level Fluent Anticipated Start Date 02-Oct-2017 Posting Description Need to be currently involved in degree or have university willing to sign an internship convention.