Managing Accountant FPandA

Amsterdam Permanent €50.000 - €58.000 per year Work from home

Added 18/04/2024

  • Shape the future and challenge your analytical skills!
  • Only applicants based in the Netherlands

About Our Client

Join a dynamic environment ripe for personal and professional growth. They are expanding globally within the Manufacturing and Production industries, and they are seeking a Finance team member to support their ambitious goals.

Job Description

As a Managing Accountant FPandA you will:

  • Working with assigned business partners to develop an understanding of departmental goals, then translating these into financial targets and budgets.
  • Building the annual budget for nominated departments and securing buy-in from key stakeholders.
  • Producing regular forecasts using business knowledge of current performance trends.
  • Gathering data for the production of longer-term forecasting.
  • Generating standardised management reports that provide insightful performance analysis in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company.
  • Carrying out financial analysis to investigate deviations from target performance, working with the business partners to initiate timely interventions
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the cost levers underpinning financial performance and sharing this with business partners to initiate improvements where possible.
  • Developing skills to utilise the ERP system and other supporting tools to automate as much reporting as possible, freeing up more time for analysis.
  • Modelling business cases based on input from colleagues with technical and commercial responsibilities, providing well documented transparent input assumptions and output results.
  • Meeting with business partners on a regular basis to build successful relationships, resulting in better business knowledge and increased commercial acumen.
  • Collaborating with other team members to maintain a high performing finance function.
  • Seeking opportunities to continually develop skills and management accounting expertise.

The Successful Applicant

The right Managing Accountant FPandA:

  • Qualified or part-qualified in a recognised accountancy qualification (desirable)
  • Management accounting experience gained in a process manufacturing industry e.g. chemicals or oils (desirable)
  • Experience of working with business partners in an engineering or production management role (desirable)
  • Previous use of ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle
  • Experience of using alternative data warehousing or reporting tools such as Hyperion, Power BI or others
  • Use of all Microsoft Office packages with strong Excel skills
  • Good communication skills - able to interpret complex financial data and explain it simply. English is mandatory, Dutch is a plus.
  • Evidence of initiative - self-starter, developing new ways of reporting or analysing data.
  • Analytical skills - comfortable working with large amounts of data from multiple sources.
  • Interpersonal skills - able to form successful working relationships.
  • Reporting skills - produce quality analysis or output that is meaningful to recipients.
  • Ability to operate calmly under pressure.

What's on Offer

What is in for you:

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating Finance team.
  • Permanent fulltime role based at our facility in Amsterdam with the option to work from home.
  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions and an attractive pension scheme.
  • A bonus scheme based on stated business results (max 10%).
  • Working with 350 passioned colleagues and lots of room for personal development.
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Finance & Accounting
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Industrial / Manufacturing
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