Especialista Planej. Financeiro - FP&A

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Sao Paulo, BR

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The FP&A Specialist reports to the Head of Regional FP&A and works closely with the Integrated Supply Chain Navigator, creating an impact by providing high value adding analysis to the ISC organization

Supports the ISC Navigator in generating insights, particular in the area of manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, product costing, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory

Supports the global FP&A ISC processes, like planning and budgeting that support the strategic objectives of AkzoNobel

Supports  continuous improvements and standardization initiatives

Key Accountabilities

Analyzes current and past trends in key performance indicators; monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance

Monitors capex, cost of quality and manufacturing productivity

Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives

Drives the continued development of the QRF and other planning and forecasting processes, in particular the COGS forecasting process

Consolidates inputs from the ISC teams and navigators for submission of QRF and Budget into the required platforms

Measures forecast accuracy and highlights to the Navigators areas for improvement

Proactively seeks opportunities to improve and standardize data reports to gain efficiency


Experience as analyst or as controller in a business environment and/or functional area;

Experience in building automated reports and models is a must; excellent financial and analytical skills;

Finance related degree;

Strong HFM, ERP and BI systems experience;

Being able to make independent interpretation, draw conclusions and propose solutions;

Experience in ‘change management’ in a finance environment is preferred;

Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner;

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 26940