Be the business partner of one of the division leaders and member of the group operating council for financial and controlling matters
Be responsible for all monthly and quarterly financial reporting of the division and its business units, explaining main variances in P&L, Net working capital, Capex and all other relevant financial matters
Work closely with controllers in the business units and/or in the countries to get strong understanding of the business situation
Make analysis of and alert on deviations between actuals and budgets, challenge the business solutions to bridge gaps and monitor the action plans taken
Make ad-hoc financial analysis for the division leader and the Group management
Strong implication in the budget process of the division and in particular be fully responsible of the coordination of the budget process and the forecasting exercises
Improve, simplify, standardize and/or automate management information, reporting and KPI’s
Support the coordination & implementation of Group’s Finance policies & procedures
Ad hoc project management, including the implementation of Finance IT systems supporting the Group’s controlling activities
Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or Business
From 1 to 5 years of experience gained as controller or financial analyst. Controlling experience in the Headquarter team is preferable
Excellent level in English with knowledge of other European languages
Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. interview skills, oral and written communication skills, presentation skills) as this role will interface with leaders of the Group as well as local resources and experts.
Proven change management and influencing skills.
Strong analytical skills, focus on adding value
Strong problem-solver with “can-do” mentality, able to both pragmatically define solutions and capture and understand all relevant details when necessary
Technical knowledge IT: MS Office products with advanced level in Excel.