FP&A Manager | Leading Manufacturing Multinational | Belgium

Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Location
Belgium Europe
Post Date
03 Feb 2022
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
20485
Line of Business
Accounting & Finance
Consultant
Paul Jarrett

Our client is a Leading Manufacturing Multinational that is seeking to hire a Global Divisional FP&A Manager to be based in Belgium.  Responsible for steering, co-ordinating and supporting FP&A processes, activities and projects for a division with sales in excess of €2 billion.

FP&A Manager Job Responsibilities:

Long term strategic and short term budget and forecasting

  • Steer the planning process and coordinate with Corporate and Divisional stakeholders and providing ongoing guidance.
  • Provide input on the top-down target setting and further translation into regional targets.
  • Ensure alignment with non-financial processes and stakeholders.
  • Ensure focus throughout the organisation on forecasting accuracy.
  • Define key risks & opportunities and support regions with identifying and quantifying risks and opportunities to ensure consistent reporting and expectation setting.
  • Investigate opportunities to improve the forward-looking visibility and drive actions accordingly across the business unit (using AO machine learning tools).

Financial reporting

  • Support regions and the global BU with analyses on specific topics (e.g., specific cost out actions, restructuring) and in the preparation of periodic reporting.
  • Consolidate the reporting from the regions into a global report, incl. assurance of completeness, review and preparation of summary of the collected inputs and comments.
  • Proactively provide financial advice and guidance to all the supported Business Partners and by doing so to support their target setting and achievement.
  • Continuously develop and drive improvements in the FP&A processes, methods, concepts and toolbox in order to support the requirements of a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Drive and support initiative/decision making for sustainable profitable Growth and Return on Investment focus.
  • Take ownership of global BU cost follow-up (SG&A, savings initiatives).

Interface with Corporate FP&A

  • Be an active member of the overall FP&A community.
  • Act as single point of contact for the Corporate FP&A team to ensure all required deliverables and analysis are prepared and delivered on time/quality.
  • Ensure best practices are shared with other BUs and drive their implementation within the division.
  • Support the deployment of Group Improvement initiatives within the division.

Divisional owner of the FP&A tools

  • Responsible for developing the FP&A model.
  • Coordinating the introduction of new FP&A tools in the division.
  • Assuring the consistency and integrity of financial master data relevant for FP&A.

Profile:

  • 8 – 15 years’ experience in finance, multiple years in a similar FP&A role ideally with exposure to manufacturing.
  • Strong leadership, pro-active, assertive, with excellent communication skills.
  • Strategic and operational management experience with a proven track record to improve results globally.
  • Eligible to work in EU.
  • Fluent in English.

For further information and to register your interest in this opportunity, please click Apply Now or email your CV to Paul Jarrett at paul@renaix.com (job reference: 20485).