Senior Analyst FP&A Manufacturing and Supply Chain

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Warsaw, PL

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.

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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
  • Provides inputs to Commercial FP&A on the impact of raw material changes on COGS to enable early pricing actions
  • Drives the continued development of the QRF and other planning and forecasting processes, especially COGS forecasting process
  • Analyses inventory levels and alerts navigator on potential SLOB risk
  • 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
  • Acts as frontrunner of how FP&A delivers analysis to its key stakeholders, face of change in FP&A community
  • Eliminates, simplifies, standardizes and automates outputs in a structured and consistent manner
  • Analyses landed product cost across sites and calculates labor rates as part of the product costing process

Requirements:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience as analyst or as controller in a business environment and/or functional area including practical experience in driving change projects in the company
  • Ability to understand how reporting and FP&A processes work, execution based on SOPs and improvements (significantly revamp existing processes to reduce their workload and/or cycle time and increase level of support delivered in the company)
  • Advanced story telling based on data/numbers and explanation of what happened, potential consequences and proactive identification of actions to be taken in future
  • Affinity for numbers and systems, strong analytical skills combined with a critical, but constructive, attitude
  • Experience in building automated reports and models
  • Strong HFM, ERP and BI systems experience
  • Ability to analyze, organize, summarize and articulate complex financial information for decision making
  • Ability to make independent interpretation, draw conclusions and propose solutions
  • Accurate, organized and disciplined approach in order to achieve high quality output and to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Strong ‘can-do’ mentality and ‘drive’ to accomplish tasks in an environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Self-starter, hands on mentality and team player

We offer:

 

  • Annual Bonus.
  • Additional Operational Bonus.
  • Referral Program.
  • LuxMed Health Care.
  • Multisport Membership.
  • Additional Insurance.
  • Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio).
  • Well-being Workshops.
  • Mentoring Program (YAM).
  • Team Builidng Events.
  • CSR Initiatives.
  • Hybrid model of work in a great, vibrant atmosphere in our modern office.

 

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