Global FP&A Senior Analyst - Cost Control

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

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    about 1 month ago

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Altum Consulting are partnering with our client exclusively to support their hiring process for a newly created role within their global FP&A division.

The position is Global FP&A Senior Analyst working specifically within the area of Cost/Function Control and will report to the Manager Global FP&A who is also based in Amsterdam. You will be working as a part of a wider FP&A team currently consisting of 3 other colleagues, in addition to supporting the Global finance leaderships teams.

Having recently been restructured, the Global FP&A team is responsible for providing financial insights, results and commercial strategies for the business. 

Role & Responsibilities;-

  • Supporting the implementation of frameworks to deliver transparency and visibility of functional costs across various departments such as (HR, IT, Legal etc)

  • Work closely with a number of division leaders to support with functional cost control, reporting, framework and accountabilities

  • Supporting functional leads with annual planning, budgeting and reviewal meetings

  • Providing deep dive, detailed financial analysis of financial performance based on actuals vs budgets

  • Improving the visibility of the functional costs and creating improvements where needed

  • Understanding the key drivers and developing reports, analysis and controls based on these KPI’s

  • Preparation of new business cases to support operational and strategic initiatives

  • Working closely with other FP&A pillar leads to create improvements and standardizations to reporting and financial planning management

  • Support ad-hoc projects relating to continuous improvements of cost functions

Education & Experience:-

  • Educated with a Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent

  • Formal accountancy qualification is highly desired (CA, ACA, CIMA, RC etc)

  • 5+ years of progressive professional work experience within a multinational environment

  • Solid experience working in functional cost controlling domain

  • 3+ years direct FP&A and/or finance business partnering experience

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial processes (financial closure, consolidation, reporting, forecasting/budgeting, etc.)

  • Strong combination of analytical skills and commercial business knowledge

  • Advanced skills in using excel

  • Strong communicator with proven ability to manage senior level stakeholders within a complex company structure

  • Fluency in English language is essential

  • Experience using SAP or Microsoft Dynamics and BI tools

This role is intended for an analytically minded and data-driven finance professional who has the ability to work with multicultural teams and across various time zones, continents and disciplines. There may also be the requirement for limited international travel therefore the successful candidate will also need to be open to travel on an ad-hoc basis. To apply, please send an updated resume to:-