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Consolidation Key User

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Datum: 2-sep-2021

Plaats: Amsterdam, NL

Bedrijf: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.


Job Purpose

Facilitate/contribute the AkzoNobel consolidation process by maintaining the corporate consolidation system (currently HFM; Hyperion Financial Management).

Being the linking pin between the (±850) users of HFM on the one hand and the Application Management (AIM) on the other hand.

Involvement in the future development and continuous improvement of the consolidation application.

Key Accountabilities


  • Initiating and coordinating changes in the HFM consolidation system;
  • Effective communication to all users, including the accounting community, FP&A and others;
  • Organize and execute test and acceptance activities with regard to changes in the systems;
  • Education of users of the system;
  • During closing periods: Interfacing, consolidation, currency loading and the finalization of the financial closing > managing the process;
  • Other tasks like executing restatements and security management;
  • Participating in projects;
  • Continuously streamline and improve current consolidation / reporting processes;
  • Have an important role and involvement in the future development and continuous improvement of the consolidation systems;
  • Due to the dedicated nature of the team, each team member is expected to have their own specialism, but also be able to function as back up for other team members.



  • Academic level (economics, accounting);
  • IT background with at least 5 years of experience in consolidation, accounting and reporting;
  • Proficiency in the English (business) language (verbally and in writing);
  • Very effective communication skills;
  • Pro-active initiator of change;
  • Practical knowledge of Financial reporting software (including Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and related applications);
  • Understanding accounting principles;
  • Conceptual knowledge of organizational structure and IT systems;
  • High level of customer orientation, results orientation, change management, ownership and collaboration;
  • Highly analytical, with problem-solving and pragmatic skills;
  • Practical experience in driving process improvements;
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills.


Application details:


We welcome your online application, reference 11777. Please note that applications sent by mail will not be considered. If you have any question, please feel free to contact our Talent Resourcing Partner Jeroen Sevenstern phone +31 (0)6 51706499.


An employment screening may be part of the selection process.


Agency or sales calls are not appreciated




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 11777