Travel & Expense Business Analyst, Fulltime Job at AkzoNobel in Pune, Maharashtra

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About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com


Job Purpose

The T&E Business analyst is a key enabler for the management of our Global Travel Program. The travel team in Pune supports all travelers globally on Travel related queries. The analyst support answering these questions by providing data but also by running monthly reporting cycles on T&E spend.

The monthly and ad-hoc reporting support in-depth analysis of our global spend >80M EUR. Through the analysis provided senior management in the company is able to make conscious data driven decisions about travel behavior in various functions and regions.

Key Accountabilities

Monthly reporting cycles on personal travel budgets

Monthly reporting cycles on Concur, HFM, Finance data

Ad-hoc data analysis of various finance related data sources, data-merging and slicing.

Answering questions from travelers and business leaders about reporting, issues and queries.

Maintenance of online booking tools, travel profiles, user settings

Support of credit card management process, questions from travelers and analysis on credit card spend data

Creation of Travel HFM Finance dashboards and distribute to leadership

Maintenance of the global travel portal, updating SharePoint, collecting qualitative content on travel topics and presenting them towards travelers as comms material through the portal.

Research benchmark figures, research articles on price developments,

Hotel database analysis

Supporting tenders, data-collection to drive RFP process

Active exploration of continuous improvement activities and suggestions for improvements


2 to 5-year work experience in analytical and/or financial roles in a global or multinational environment

Ability to work with a cross regional, multicultural and virtual team

Extensive number literacy and financial acumen

Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

Ability to communicate with and present effectively and remotely to various stakeholders with limited financial or analytical knowledge

Ability to influence and convince direct stakeholder through analysis

Understanding of Finance, Human Resources and Information Management functions

Cognitive ability to understand concepts, the logic behind goals that are set and the ability to execute against that purpose.

Preferably familiar with finance concepts and reporting structures, HFM, SAP R/3, Concur, SAP SuccessFactors

Fluency in English both written as well as verbal

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December 12, 2019

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About Company

Company: AkzoNobel

Company Location:  Pune, Maharashtra

Job Category: Finance Jobs, Financial Jobs

About AkzoNobel