Financial Planning & Analysis Benelux

Functie omschrijving

Your main responsibilities:

1) Taking ownership of all matters related to the forecasting, budgeting and reviewing of the financial and non-financial performance of IM Benelux;
2) Analyse actuals to come forward with recommendations on improvements and correction during month end and after
3) Be first contact within the Finance department in relation to FP&A activities;
4) Ensure smooth month end together with the SSC;
5) Support the Finance Director in month end reporting, forecasting, budgeting and operational reviews;

Budgeting, Forecast and MYP:
o Set up and maintain the budget process in line with IM Global guidelines.
o Prepare the model and ensure that alignment with business set up.
o Prepare presentations on both budget and MYP reviews
o Align with relevant stakeholders to receive up to date information
o Pro-actively propose and implement improvement on processes, reports and analyse tools
o Report and advice on risks & opportunities

Controlling of actuals:
o Align with SSC and internal stakeholders on closing activities
o Support in non-standard JE’s during month end, in line with the process towards the SSC
o Ensure assigned Balance and P&L controls are done in line with IM internal control process and agreed process with the SSC
o Support the Finance director on questions related to month end reporting
o Prepare assigned month activities within the deadlines (focus on manual journals).
o Ensure all financial and non-financial input is taken care of during month end
o Approve actual numbers together with the FD

Business Controlling
o Support all department on day to day information request
o Support with creating business cases for investments or new customers
o Provide the department stakeholders with relevant and on time information on performance both financial and non-financial
o Pro-actively propose and implement improvement on processes, reports and analyse tools

o Provide input to/execute the tactical and operational department plan in line with local and company legislation balancing cost effective activities with quality.
o Provide recommendations to improve business performance and decrease liability/risks.
o Participate in (international) finance projects.
o Replace FD during absence

Functie eisen

Basic skills:• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills in Dutch and English language
• Experienced user of BI reporting tools
• MS Office (mainly Excel) on ‘expert’ level, PowerPoint expert level nice to have
• Sound knowledge of Financial Accounting and Control incl. US and local GAAP requirements
• Analytical, problem-solving capabilities with creativity in finding solutions;
• Good planner & organizer
• Strong social and communicative skills with the ability to persuade at different levels within or outside the organisation

Experience: • More than 5 years of controlling / FP&A experience within a (multinational) control environment

• Occasional travel within the Benelux / Europe
• Self-organized, understand priorities and ability to adapt changes
• Open minded, think out of box




Harold van Aart
T: (0348) 490 006
Vacature details
Match criteria
  • Regio Rotterdam
Soort dienstverband
  • Vast dienstverband bij opdrachtgever
  • Financiele administratie (algemeen)
  • HBO
  • WO/Uni