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Financial Business Partner



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Purpose of the Role

The position is a combined global & local role, supporting our Media Measurement Business in Germany and covering our global reporting for our Consumer Panel and Media Measurement business unit. Strong Communication & analytical skills ideally paired with advanced technical skills in Excel, VBA macros and Power Query solutions will be required. Fluent communication in German is of advantage.

You will:

  • Act as the trusted Finance Business Partner for the Media Measurement division working closely with both operations and management creating an active partnership.

  • Provide proactive support as well as adhoc analysis upon request adding value that will assist in decision making.

  • Support Media Measurement business unit in Germany with all finance related activities like monthly closing, forecasting, and budgeting

  • Regularly present results to the Germany Media Measurement Executive team

  • Ensure compliance with GfK's financial standards

  • Prepare monthly reports for the global Consumer Panel & Media Measurement Executive Leadership Team 

  • Strive to improve the transparency of our financial results

  • Support the Global Consumer Panel and Media Measurement Finance Business Partner

You have:

  • Minimum 3 years of practical experience in at least one of the two areas Accounting or Controlling

  • Higher economic education with a focus on Accounting, Finance or Controlling

  • Affinity to systems and technical Finance solutions, data analysis and data visualization

  • MS Office with advanced skills in Excel (VBA macros, Power Query) and ideally Power BI

  • Knowledge of ERP

  • Very good command of English - written and spoken

  • Good German skills would be of advantage

  • Proactive attitude

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Time management and prioritization

  • Communication skills

  • Cooperativeness and teamwork skills


  • Exciting work environment that brings people together

  • Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to company results

  • Flexible working hours and home office

  • 3 additional non-working days annually

  • Food vouchers

  • MultiSport card

  • Health insurance

  • Discount program with external vendors

  • Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees

  • Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 16 days ago

City: Sofia

Work Area: Finance

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00018194