Junior Business Analyst

Avery Dennison
12 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company's products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure–sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion.

Job description:

  • Analyze the organization and parts of the organization's processes with regards to financial
    performance, report out on the financial performance and identify and manage ways to further
    improve the financial situation.
  • Execute month–end closing process.
  • Analyze, review, consolidate monthly and quarterly results.
  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly forecasting exercises to help the business in making decisions.
  • Business Unit support: ad hoc issues, projects, ???
  • Assist in the annual operating plan: preparation of templates, consolidation of inputs, challenging of
    results, analyze data, prepare reporting.
  • Ensure Sarbannes–Oxley compliance.
  • Ad hoc tasks: margin analysis, cost control exercises.
  • Commercial partnership: analyze forecasts, AOP's, sales meeting data,???
We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing environment. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this position will change in accordance with the company's business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set for the above.

Required profile:

  • Master in (Applied) Economic Sciences or equivalent work experience
  • Management Accounting: profound knowledge of all management accounting aspects
  • General Accounting: knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • IT skills: profound knowledge of excel, experience with ERP is an asset but not a must
  • Communication: ability to speak and write in business language, ability to give presentation in English
  • Analytical skills: ability to analyze figures, identify issues/variances/inbalances, identify correlations
    and draw conclusions from data.
  • Language skills: English and Dutch are a must.

What we offer:


We not only embrace change??? we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative – where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Structured learning and development
  • Mentoring program
  • Competitive total rewards
At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.
We look forward to receiving your application.