Due to additional production capacity and an increased need for financial controlling, reporting and submissions we are currently looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Controller .
The goal is to produce effective reports using financial systems as well as excel. The site also needs to deepen functional expense controlling to improve business support.
The successful candidate will work within the current structure of the site and will fulfill various financial needs to numerous site and network stakeholders.
Key responsibilities for this position are transformative in nature and will follow the needs of the site. This person will act as a lead for reporting, actuals, consolidation of commentary, variances, and ad-
hoc reports. The successful candidate will also act as a financial business partner to the site functional organizations.
This position will also be heavily involved in close activities with regards to accruals and allocations. This position will also help measure outcomes of business process improvements in functional areas like environmental and maintenance.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of process improvement and solid aptitude of financial systems / tools.
Provide visibility on performance, challenge functions, track financial improvement plans
Working with the site functional leaders, formulate and submit plans : HC, budget, forecasts, rolling forecasts as well as risks and opportunities
Create awareness with regard to expenses
Act as a business partner to the functional organizations (Quality, Technical Services, Supply Chain, MSAT)
Enforce good, standardized use of financial systems (HFM, Essbase, Smartview, SAP)
Prepare Industrial Dashboard (TdB) analyses and HFM submissions for LRP / Budget / Actuals / Forecast / Rolling Forecast
Support compilation of commentary for submissions
Help make process activities more efficient
Support projects and perform ad-hoc analyses as necessary, helping the business define requirements and outcomes of changes
Communicate clearly with employees from site and corporate areas both verbally and in writing
Build relevant reporting and reports as needed
Prepare high level and detailed monthly analysis as well as corresponding commentary for expenses. Consolidate commentary for submissions.
Help roll out various systems and uses of existing systems / tools (TM1, HFM etc.)
Participate in ad-hoc projects as necessary
Support and participate in the month end close process : accrual preparation, validation, analysis. with adherence to financial controls
Required skills and competences :
Master with focus in finance / accounting and 3-5 years of relevant experience
Experience in expense controlling
System minded : preferable experience with Excel, PPT, SAP, TM1, Smartview and / or Essbase
Mindset : accurate, pro-active, team player, stress-resistant,
Language : Dutch & English is must, French is nice to have
o supporting groups in a financial capacity
Biotech or pharmaceutical industry work experience is preferable
Capacity to coordinate several activities and stakeholders
Communication and networking (transversal collaboration)
Ability to synthesize and explain complex topics to non-experts
Hands on and can do attitude
Self-starter with strong drive and enthusiasm
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