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FP&A Analyst Procurement

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Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

FP&A Analyst Procurement is a skilled and ambitious professional who can provide the highest standards of financial analysis and insight. You will become the FP&A go-to person for one of AkzoNobel’s business areas. Position requires you to combine an affinity for numbers and systems with a critical, but constructive, approach.

 

Your core task is to support the Head of FP&A Procurement by:

  • Generating analysis and variance insights, particularly in the area of PR and mostly in NPR product & services costing, rebates, feedstock, productivity projects, FX (direct and indirect), labor force.
  • Developing financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives and recognition of the price variation drivers.
  • Reporting for productivity, improvement initiatives and global processes such as planning and budgeting.
  • DPO/Payables analysis and forecast.

 

Other tasks:

  • Closely cooperating with the Procurement Finance Business Partner (PR &NPR) to increase the visibility of the drivers of the prices change and highlight risks and opportunities for savings.
  • Supporting the continued development of the QRF and other planning and forecasting processes, in particular the Variable Material Cost forecasting process.
  • Preparing the monthly reporting package and analysis on performance including volume/mix/rate and cause of change analysis.
  • Preparing key messages, insights and bridges for leadership reviews.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equivalent.
  • More than 4 years of experience as an analyst or controller in a business environment and/or functional area.
  • Experience of change management in a finance environment is preferred.
  • Strong HFM, ERP and BI systems experience, along with experience of building automated reports and models.
  • Able to reduce complex and/or large volumes of data to a digestible size and format.
  • Curious, eager to take initiative, and always searching for improvement opportunities in terms of processes.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills, including the ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner.

 

Please note that we offer 1-year contract with possible extension.