In a world with limited natural resources and a growing population, the demand for food is constantly rising. Sustainably meeting this demand poses many complicated challenges. As Business Analyst in our Livestock Feed Innovation team, you can contribute to our purpose of Feeding the Future by providing important reports and forecasts, joining management teams, and continuously improving our finance processes.
If you are a passionate finance professional and are energised by using your know-how and business acumen to have an impact on a global organisation, this is the job for you!
As Business Analyst, you will a play a central role in the Innovation organization by delivering high quality support in various projects and performing value adding analyses and reports that contribute to effective steering of the business globally. Examples of your activities are providing financial insights to teams which are developing our new products or digital solutions, acting as financial conscience in large investment projects and performing planning and reporting procedures for the department.
The Business Analyst will report directly to the Livestock Feeds Innovations Finance Manager.
What are your key accountabilities?
Ensure that expenditure related to innovation projects (e.g., on personnel and research facilities) is properly tracked and reported upon
Perform high quality business case analyses for Innovation projects, including post-launch success tracking
Drive effective use of Innovation resources through measurement on key financial metrics
Execute month-end closure procedures together with our financial shared service center
Contribute to an effective short-, medium- and long-term planning cycle (rolling forecast)
Deliver high-quality management information for effective steering of the business
Support and challenge project managers in investment projects and other projects
Act as sparring partner to the Livestock Feeds Innovations Finance Manager on a broad range of topics.
What we offer
Working for Nutreco means working in a very interesting position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities.
We can offer you:
Challenging work on complex and diverse topics
The opportunity to grow professionally, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
An informal multi-cultural working environment with great colleagues
Opportunity to develop an international career
No-nonsense, pragmatic, flat organization, with direct reporting lines
Belonging to the SHV Family with more than 55.000 employees and is present in 73 countries.
What else is in for you?
We offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week in our head office in Amersfoort
Your position will be classified in a Nutreco Hay Scale, which guarantees an attractive salary based on skills and experience
30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days
The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target
Extensive working from home possibilities
What we ask
Your capabilities should include being an excellent business partner, critical yet constructive co-worker and a persuasive colleague. Driven to achieve results in a short timeframe without compromising on quality. You should combine an overall view with a concern for accuracy and details. Besides that, you are a natural team player with strong communication skills, who is capable of working in cross-functional teams.
What you bring
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, economics, or business administration
5+ years of relevant working experience
Demonstrated strong analytical skills combined with a sense for business and control
Professional skills in Microsoft software (especially Excel), Power BI, ERP packages, and/or financial reporting packages (e.g., HFM/ OneStream)
Experience with the Finance side of business cases
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written), knowledge of other languages is considered an advantage
Proven track record of performing in a demanding international business setting
Flexible and pro-active “can-do” attitude and not afraid to challenge status quo
Extra information / Apply direct
Are you the candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by applying online and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Matthias Hörl (Recruiter) at +31(0)613047586. In case you do apply, we would like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!