Finance/Business Consultant - Expert - Anankei

Brussels
2020-07-06
2020-08-11

Details
Job Posting ID: PXSJP00001061
Job Posting Title: JC0039 - Finance/Business Consultant - Expert
Description: Within the Group Finance Business Partner Department, we are looking for a Finance Specialist as from beginning July 2020 until June 2021.

Context :
You will be part of a team of 5 persons responsible for Group Business Partnering (BP). Next to the Business Partnering teams who focus on BU figures, this team reports the aggregated and consolidated figures to the Executive Committee.
This teams also takes care of reporting “transversal” topics (Cash management & BWC; Efficiency Savings; Group KPIs) to the Executive Committee. This team is therefore responsible to coordinate the other BUs BP teams’ inputs to achieve that objective.
The Group Business Partnering team works in close and direct collaboration with the CFO with a direct impact on Group management decisions.
This team is mainly responsible for the following activities:
1. EBITDA details reporting on actuals, on forecasts and on budget
2. Group KPI reporting on actuals, on forecasts and on budget. The Group KPI is an aggregation of 6 to 7 company-wide KPIs aiming at directing the actions of each employee of the Group towards our strategic goals
3. Business Working Capital (BWC) and larger Cash Management reporting on actuals, on forecasts and on budget. In combination with the EBITDA, the BWC management allows to manage the Operational Cash Flow of the company
4. Efficiency Savings reporting on actuals, on forecasts and on budget. Efficiency savings are monitored by project and by BU and represent a needed focus for the company in other to achieve our financial targets. This view on “actual” savings is to be combined with a proactive program management on savings initiatives aiming at delivering savings later on
5. Answer Group-wide adhoc requests coming from the CFO or Executive Committee (Exco)

Your mission:
In this team, your mission will be to support the Group Finance BP Manager in the daily operational tasks related to the reporting on Actuals and forecasts: build up reports (graphs / tables) based on TM1 information, draft presentations to Executive Committee, communicate and coordinate Group requests with our internal stakeholders (mainly with our contacts within each BU Business Partnering teams).
You will need to demonstrate flexibility in coping with context changes impacting these or in answering urgent management requests.
This position grants you a full helicopter view on the client's situation, challenges and perspectives. This function reports to the Group Finance Business Partnering Manager.

Your accountabilities :
• Coordination of the reporting on actuals
o Coordination of the monthly reporting to Exco of the Group actuals performance
o Reporting scope covering Ebitda, Capex, Cash and KPIs for the Group and the BUs Ebitda’s
o Develop the analysis of the Group Ebitda and the summary storyline and key messages to retain from the full presentation
• Coordination of forecasts
o Coordination of the forecasts exercises of the current year and reporting to Exco, including the set up of processes allowing for the increased frequency of the re-forecast exercises
o Coordination of the Budget and multi years-plan process and reporting to Exco and Board
o Reporting scope covering Ebitda, Capex, Cash and KPIs for the Group and the BUs Ebitda’s
o Develop the analysis of the Group Ebitda and the summary storyline and key messages to retain from the full presentation
 

Vereisten

Your profile :
In order to manage all the above, we are looking for a colleague with:
Hard skills:
• University level (Master) or Bachelor level
• 3-8 years in Finance processes environment
• Experience in Financial controlling (or Business Partnering), if possible at Group level. Additional experience in Finance consulting and/or financial audit is a plus
• Excellent knowledge of MS Excel & MS Powerpoint. Experience in TM1 and/or Microstrategy is a plus
• Good knowledge of French, Dutch and English

Soft skills:
• Very good presentation and inter-personal communications skills
• Results orientation, critical and analytical mind
• Business acumen, strategic perspective
• Agile and able to deal with ambiguity
• Pro-active, attentive to quality and respect of timing
• Autonomous entrepreneur
• Resilient and assertive
• Demonstrating team spirit