• FP&A Opex

    Job Locations NL-Utrecht
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/15/2018 7:34 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    With a strong market position worldwide, we are looking for a Junior FP&A candidate to strengthen the FP&A team. You will be a member of the FP&A team which plays an important role in the financial control and business control of the group. 

    The role focuses on the budget and forecast process and the monthly review and analysis of the results of the group and the companies within the group.

    The candidate in this position will partner across multiple teams to guide financial spending and strategy for projected expenses and growth.


    • Perform financial tasks related to budget, forecast and closing
    • Build comprehensive and dynamic models to generate insightful analysis and provide key recommendations and results to management teams
    • Create, distribute and summarize clear and concise KPI reports
    • Analyze, identify and prioritize the main areas of risk and opportunity
    •  Establish financial accountability through education and partnership with cross-functional teams and department heads
    •  Optimize processes to adapt to the growth of the company
    • Focus on continuous improvement of processes (budget and forecasting and monthly reporting)
    • Create and finalize presentations and documents for broader distribution
    • Design dashboards and custom reporting solutions to meet complex business needs in a streamlined and user friendly fashion
    • Establish strong relationships with internal teams to gain an understanding of their strategies and objectives
    • Understand data sources and systems to ensure data integrity and report accuracy and the possibilities of data consolidation
    • Interact with IT to resolve technical issues and implement enhancements/automation to sales reporting systems
    • Informing management of progress and roadblocks; identifying actions required
    • Participating in and providing support to cross-functional teams. Conducting analyses as needed to support project objectives.
    • Participates in other projects and assignments as needed to support the goals of the department and the company
    • Assisting in maintaining various accounting systems and processes in area of responsibility, creating and maintaining documentation on procedures while providing ongoing process improvement recommendations and development of automated systems
    • Solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of situations where limited procedures currently exist
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned


    Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

    • Highly numeric and analytical
    • Strong collaboration skills, ability to interact with all levels of external and internal organization in a professional manner
    • Good communication (verbal and written) and problem-solving skills; great interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others
    • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable, organized and accurate
    • Must have strong work ethics, be well organized, self-starter
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Strong problem solving skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
    • Knowledge of general accounting principles, (US GAAP & local & tax), activities, SOX and processes is a pre
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Ability to cope with complexity
    • Drive to recommend and support implementation of process improvement
    • Flexible and adaptable to change
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office suite: Word, Access, Excel and Outlook
    • Fluency in English and in addition in either French, Spanish, Italian, German or Swedish, both orally and in writing
    • Eagerness to learn and willingness to take on new challenges
    • Ability to execute, and proactively follow up
    • Ambition, and a strong desire for professional development

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Minimum of 3 years of FPA experience
    • Professional level of FPA practices
    • Accounting degree, at least Bachelor level


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