For our client, a FTSE 100 multinational industrial organisation located in the Schiphol area we are currently looking for a Finance Planning and Analysis Manager (Group Procurement).
The business of our client started in 1940 in London. Today the organisation operates across 37 countries worldwide and employ more than 27,000 people. For the fiscal year 2016/17 they had a revenue of £4m.
The role will focus on delivering insight into Procurement Savings performance that enhances decisions and outcomes at the Senior level. You will ensure accurate, on-time financial analysis and forecasting, meeting group deadlines and the information needs of the organisation. This role will come with significant exposure to senior stakeholders including the Chief Procurement Officer and Heads of the individual Categories.
The role is based in Schiphol, but with occasional travel elsewhere in Europe.
- Provide analysis, interpretation and insight to senior management of savings results, communicating with the business to ensure clear understanding of monthly financial results and forecasts, highlighting risks and opportunities, and offering conclusions and commentary.
- Support Divisional and Category Procurement Heads to identify, drive and monitor cost savings activity (opex, capex, working capital).
- Develop management information and KPIs that can be regularly reviewed by senior management to monitor performance.
- Support the development of the annual Corporate Plan and Budget Savings. Gain alignment of Targets with Divisions and Categories.
- Ensure the savings governance and control process is communicated and adhered to by project owners.
- Oversee the Savings Tracker tool (Provalido) and develop to meet business requirements.
- Participate in strategic Procurement projects. Own the Finance workstream, driving activity and providing guidance to key stakeholders during design and the wider business during implementation.
Profiel geschikte kandidaat
- CMA/Registered Controller or a Qualified Accountant with 5-8 years’ experience.
- Work experience in a multinational, matrix organisation.
- Ability to engage with finance and non-finance teams.
- Experience in change management and project implementation.
- Self-sufficient with high energy levels.
- Able to “roll sleeves up” and get into the detail as appropriate, without losing the overview.
- Able to debate issues and “stand ground” when appropriate.
- Excellent communicator at all levels.