Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
1 - 2 Years
Snr Financial Shaping Analyst
The co-pilot will be responsible for business partnering with the different departments and the collection, compilation, analysis and reporting of financial information for the financial shaping/decision-making process, as well as preparing presentations and making recommendations to management.
The Co-Pilot will be the link with the Global FP&A Team in RC to provide all reporting requested on HFM, Helios,etc.
Co-Piloting / management / reporting:
Co-piloting and deliver periodical analysis and insights on the full Benelux P&L
Be the Business partner of the demand teams
Co-pilot and animate A&PD Departments review. Deliver A&PD report. Identify Investments opportunity's with each Leadership members
Ad hoc requests (deep dives, investments)
OP (deck / files preparation): Responsible to deliver full deck and animate the OP process in the unit
S&OP+ (Finance dashboards/Slides for Cluster DMR and IR)
SRM validation Ensure SRM output is aligned with OP, R&A and our Strategy
Forecasting Topline (NSV) Responsible for translation volumes to NSV + check on Trade A&CP forecast
Business cases for example for new customers, (customer)investments, Activity ROI and Roles & Ambition
AAD, Townhall (preparation financial decks)
Accruals, Journals, Blackline
Comments Europe/Benelux Leadership Team
Reporting & Analyses
Periodical HFM submission (WBP, P&L)
Cost Collector maintenance 1NAV
Context and Scope
Royal Canin Benelux runs the business as a cluster organization; organizing its route to market via 3 channels (Specialty Trade, Veterinarian, Professional). Each of these pillars are supported by Co-Pilots to ensure delivery of pillar results. The Finance Co-pilot is a critical role as the position consolidates individual department results and generates a holistic view of the company’s performance. The associate will be the interface to the FP&A Team at the HQ. The position holder will be involved in both co-piloting/analysis/recommendation and strategy of the full unit. The position will also support the business with ad-hoc and periodic variance analysis and an unbiased view of the unit’s business performance.
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Education & Professional Qualifications
University degree (or equivalent) in finance or accounting
Experience in Accounting / (Business) Controlling department is required.
Knowledge / Experience
A good level of understanding of the financial processes and experience in co-piloting is must
Very good command of English language.
Additional language skills (e.g. French) would be a plus.
Key Functional Competencies & Technical Skills (3-5)
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Financial Analysis and Insight
Financial Shaping and Decision Making
Relevant Quantitative and Budget Information
Financial / Budget Impact