Junior Financial Analyst, Amsterdam

  • Full-time
  • Sub-Department: Finance
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Site Location: Amsterdam

Company Description

Make a difference in the world of branded protein snacking as Junior Financial Analyst at Jack Link’s EMEA.


Our family owned and value driven business is dedicated to crafting protein-packed snacks that are loved by consumers worldwide. Our array of brands include some of the fastest growing and innovating protein snack brands such as Jack Link's, BiFi and Peperami.

Our spacious and modern Jack Link’s EMEA headquarters is located in the vibrant Amsterdam Houthavens, and includes a highly international team, with more than 25 different nationalities. Our EMEA team is committed to continuing its impressive EMEA expansion, one bite at a time, and becoming the regional leader in branded protein snacks.

Job Description


Reporting to the FP&A Manager within the Commercial Finance team, based at the EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam, the Junior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the financial planning and analysis functions within the organization. A key player in the monthly close and reporting processes, this role involves collaborating with various departments to gather financial data, analyze performance, create and maintain financial reports, and contribute to the development of budgeting and forecasting processes.


Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Assist the FP&A Manager in the development of annual budgets and forecasts, ensuring all key dates & deadlines are respected
  • Analyze and interpret financial data to provide insights into business performance
  • Conduct thorough financial analysis to support strategic decision-making
  • Evaluate financial performance and prepare reports for management
  • Identify areas of improvement and provide actionable recommendations

Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Work closely with FP&A Manager to create detailed budget models per department and main area of spend, focusing on Marketing spend
  • Monitor and track budget performance against actual results, identify and analyze variances providing explanations for budget deviations
  • Support the preparation of the monthly P&L forecast

Reporting & Period Close

  • Assist the FP&A Manager in the monthly P&L close, review adjustments and deviations
  • Prepare deck and presentations for the Leadership team ensuring all period close deadlines are met
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data in reports



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in financial analysis, FP&A or accounting / controlling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (PowerQuery & PowerPivot is a plus); SAP and PowerBI are preferred but not mandatory
  • Understanding of commercial contracts, agreements with customers, discounts and rebates

Skills and competencies

  • Drive for results and action oriented
  • Organized and structured yet flexible; able to prioritize based on business needs and management requests
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong communication skills; being able to present financial information in a clear and concise manner to finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Tech-savvy, detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Information

Working at Jack Link’s EMEA means working in a fun, fast-growing international company with great ambitions.

By joining us, you will

  • Have the chance to build a career as your unique self with all the support we can give you to become the best version of yourself
  • Work in an open, transparent, and inclusive culture with colleagues from all over the world
  • Receive a salary at market level that fits your experience
  • Experience a fast paced and dynamic work atmosphere
  • Receive 27 vacation days, a good company pension plan and an annual bonus
  • Boost your health with a ClassPass subscription and nutritious food offered by the company
  • Attend our fun and engaging events

If this sounds like a role that is suited to your skill set, why not apply today!