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Experience HELM as a unique family business and an attractive employer. Through a constant exchange of ideas, our ultimate goal is to offer our customers future-oriented solutions within our global network. At any time, in any place. This allows us to work proactively and think long-term - in operations, quality management, process optimization, product development and distribution. We are innovation drivers, possibility makers and a reliable partner, all in one.

Business Unit Analyst - Chemicals (m/f/d)

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Hamburg, DE, 20097

Business Unit:  Chemicals
Job Function:  Finance / Controlling / Accounting / Tax
Level of Experience:  Mid-Career

You are ambitious, open-minded, communicative and you love business analysis to promote a data-driven work culture for our Business Unit Chemicals? Please join our team 😊 For our team Strategic Development we are searching for a motivated Business Unit Analyst (m/f/d).



Your tasks:


This role follows in detail two main objectives: global business analysis and optimization for our Business Unit Chemicals and the role as Product Owner of Power BI within the business unit. This includes the following main activities:



Business Analysis & Optimization:


  • Prepare business analysis and reporting packages for individual products & markets together with our chemical units, countries, sub-regions
  • Creation of analysis and resulting recommendations for measures to secure and improve the profitability of the Business Unit Chemicals
  • Assess Risk Management including Long-Short-Obligation, Capital Commitment on stock, etc.
  • Set Up yearly Product Portfolio Analysis incl recommendation of action / implementation
  • Performing variance analyses, providing quality commentaries, and suggesting improvements
  • Evaluation of business cases and business models for commercial agreements
  • Ad hoc analysis as preparation for management decision-making for commercial agreements
  • Support global budgeting and forecast process on BU level
  • Support preparation of the business unit reporting and in this context the analysis of the results of the Chemicals Business Unit (global)
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating of commercial reporting dashboards


BU Business Intelligence / Power BI:


  • Management of the Business Intelligence / Power BI landscape within the BU Chemicals and promotion of a global data-driven work culture
  • Develop and lead BI initiatives incl. system interface management within the BU in cooperation with our corporate BI team
  • Enabling a targeted data-driven and user-friendly business steering for various stakeholder groups.
  • Training the BI solutions to stakeholders to utilize the potential of data and BI solutions to improve decision-making processes



Your profile:


  • You possess of a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field.
  • You already have experience as a Business Analyst or a similar role, ideally within the chemicals industry or distribution sector.
  • For this role, you can provide strong analytical skills with the ability to gather, analyze, and interpret complex data sets.
  • You are proficient in data analysis, modelling and visualization tools (e.g., SAP S4/HANA, Power BI).
  • Furthermore, you have excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Your strong written and verbal communication skills support you in effectively convey findings to diverse stakeholders.
  • Therefore, you also have the ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Profound knowledge of the chemicals industry dynamics and risk management complete your profile.

Every day, each one of us contributes to HELM's success with competence, the highest expertise and unique service. We reward this commitment - not only with international opportunities, possibilities for seminars and further training but also with benefits that offer optimal conditions to reach the perfect work-life balance.

Then please apply with all necessary documents via our application portal.

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