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FP&A Expert Analyst - COSTS (Pipeline)



Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Company Description

Experian is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organizations and consumers to help manage the risk and reward of commercial and financial decisions.

Experian unlocks the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. At life’s big moments – from buying a home or car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business exponentially by connecting it with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence so they can maximize every opportunity.

We gather, analyze and process data in ways others can’t. We help individuals take financial control and access financial services, businesses make smarter decision and thrive, lenders lend more responsibly, and organizations prevent identity fraud and crime.

For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 21,700 people in 30 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

We consolidated our position as the fifth-best company to work for in Costa Rica according to the GPTW ranking!

These results reflect the hard work and commitment to make Experian a great place to work, climbing from #14 last year to #5. It is also evidence of the company's work to ensure the well-being of its talent community through an inclusive culture, a balanced work environment, employee development, and flexible work practices.

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Job Description

Role Summary

Costa Rica FP&A Team is seeking a strong Financial Analyst Expert to support North America business unit month end close responsibilities, forecast, labor planning, and other cost analysis. This role will be responsible for providing support internally within the business unit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage the month end cost close for EES: GL Details – understand monthly trends LIVE, coordinate journal entries with GL Team, Make accrual entries on behalf of EES, Communicate Balance Sheet figures / levers to Finance Leaders.
  • Support Forecast period (MMC) and budget: Understand variances from Month End and communicate, Load to Hyperion, including CapEx cube and PLNREP.
  • Manage monthly/quarterly reporting: EBIT waterfall/bridge, MINT (Reporting tool).
  • Prepare CapEx calculations at month end for the EES for review with the Finance Manager. Coordinate with Fixed Assets and submitting information within Capex tools (DRM system/Drome). Depreciation and amortization tracking. Contractor/Outsource tracking cost.
  • Provide Travel and Entertainment tracking and partnership on spend to Employer Services Leadership team including the functional VPs and GM.
  • Analyze Commission and Labor cost/accounts. Review monthly HC details/Review Org Chart updates.
  • Discretionary Spend monthly analysis: Expand to "Non Labor" spend tracking for Finance's understanding (would include tech, marketing, professional services). Coordination with Marketing. Facilities.
  • Drive meaningful cost allocation for product profitability / variable margin in partnership with the ES leadership team.
  • Drive process improvements and standardization across financial reporting and analysis models.
  • Adhere to service level agreements (SLAs) and performance metrics.
  • Create and maintain desktop procedure documents for routine processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or other related discipline.
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Certified Public Accountant, other related Master’s degree considered as a plus.
  • 6+ years of progressive experience in Finance.
  • Strong business partnering skills with a focus on customer service and responsiveness, preferably experience supporting other finance professionals
  • Experience with month end processes and reporting, fixed assets, GL, account reconciliation and P&L analysis/variance explanations.
  • Experience running forecast and budget processes.
  • Experience presenting and partnering with Senior Leader levels.
  • Strong business partnering skills with a focus on customer service and responsiveness, preferably experience supporting other finance professionals.
  • Strong ability to work in system details as well as summarize and explain large amounts of information including variances to budget and forecast.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong English fluency.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement and solve problems in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines and work independently.
  • Integrity in research/analysis and commitment to accuracy.
  • Strong Excel skill required; Experience/knowledge of financial systems and tools including OBIEE, Hyperion Planning/Essbase and SmartView.
  • Familiarity with VBA/macros and Power BI reporting tools a plus.

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours. Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously and focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. Experian’s strong people first approach is award winning; Great Place To Work™ in 24 countries, FORTUNE Best Companies to work and Glassdoor Best Places to Work (globally 4.4 Stars) to name a few. Check out Experian Life on social or our Careers Site to understand why.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.