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Financial Planning Analyst

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Sunshine West, VIC, AU

Company: AGCO

Financial Planning Analyst


Who We Are Looking For:

The Financial Planning Analyst’s role is to support the Financial Accounting Manager (FAM), finance team and business in the timely and accurate reporting and analysis of monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts. 

What You Will Do:

  • Provide assistance through the completion of regular corporate reporting requirements, which include ANZ and FE pricing report, Crop Cycle Dashboard report ANZ and FE, ANZ transactional FX report, Sales Reconciliation Report ANZ and FE, IFO Roll-Forward reports for ANZ and FE, OPEX Reconciliation reports for ANZ and FE, Incentive Reconciliation reports for ANZ and FE, Financial latest look forecast reports for ANZ and FE
  • Work with payroll to support the production of the Headcount report
  • Compiling the STP scorecard
  • To assist with ad hoc dealer financial analysis
  • Prepare APA dashboard reports
  • Assist with ad hoc FP&A related queries and scorecard scenario simulations
  • Assist with quarterly and regular forecast updates
  • Prepare Qlik View budget and forecast upload file
  • Assist with preparation of Budget sales and margin and perform analysis
  • Assist with the compilation of OPEX Budget
  • Assist with Balance Sheet Budget
  • Prepare finance inputs to the Budget and Forecast presentation pack
  • Prepare M3 BUD upload file
  • To perform detailed see through profit analysis for actuals by series by market for ANZ and FE
  • Product pricing and discounting analysis, and variance analysis (vs Budget and FC)
  • To assist with month end closing in understanding variance in STP and local COS
  • To assist with FAM on One Stream mapping table maintenance and improvement
  • Assist FAM to conduct detailed OPEX review and variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly SOP report (volume) with updated Opening Balance, Purchases, Sales and Closing balance
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Conduct all activities in accordance with Corporate and local policies
  • Review and update procedures


What You Will Bring:

  • Tertiary qualification in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis
  • Experience in a large complex organisation
  • Advance Microsoft Excel and database skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work across various functions in the business and manage stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


A Plus If You Have:

  • Specific Training or Certification - CPA/CA (or studying towards)
  • Medium (developing) problem solving - Requires good understanding of accounting with the analytical skills to work through results and provide feedback on variances.  Ability to source information from ERP/databases as well as seek information through liaising with key contacts from across the global company and third parties.  The ability to prioritise work activities within a tight reporting timetable.
  • Bachelor's Degree – Finance


Who You Are:

  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail, Accuracy
  • Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Management and financial accounting
  • Proactive and persistent
  • Monitoring and analysing large amounts of data
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Time Management


What We Offer You:

  • The opportunity to join a true global company
  • AGCO employees work flexibly from the office, home, or a hybrid of both
  • Work with a market leading product range
  • Solid professional development opportunities through AGCO University



AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions - to an environment where the future is happening now.


Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technology that helps feed the world's nearly 8 billion people.

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