Senior BI Developer

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Date: May 18, 2023

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.

Job Purpose

Supporting FP&A, finance and business in terms of producing reports, their development, optimization and harmonization according to requirements. Mentoring other team members.


  • Generating static reports during MEC with agreed frequency, delivering them on time to defined end users basing on SOP's/work instructions/L&F standards. Creating the SOP's/work instructions.
  • Handling and challenging requests from business to improve and modify existing reports and dashboards or create new reports, estimating the efforts.
  • Gathering, analyzing and challenging finance/business requirements and expectations towards desired reporting and visualizations.
  • Designing and developing reports within Microsoft Excel, VBA, BI solutions (AfO, Power BI, SAC) and SQL/T-SQL where needed basing on the established reporting standards.
  • Optimization/automation and harmonization of reports. Improving reporting process to reduce the workload and/or throughput time and increase level of support delivered in the company.
  • Providing support and mentoring to other team members.

About You

  • Master’s degree in informatics, computer science, finance, (applied) mathematics, econometrics, or any other technology related field.
  • 6+ years’ experience as Excel/VBA developer in a business environment and/or functional area including 2+ years' of practical experience in the reporting optimization/automation.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft suite (SQL/Access/etc.), proficiency in AfO/SAC or other BI solutions is required.
  • Feeling comfortable with financial concepts, understanding mechanics of main financial reports (P&L, BS, OPEX, CAPEX) within FP&A environment.
  • Understanding reporting processes/standards, role of FP&A in the organization, ability to explain in to others and propose/implement changes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including articulating recommendations in a concise, timely manner and giving constructive feedback.

Perks & benefits

  • Attractive operational bonus
  • Referral Program
  • Medical care
  • Multisport
  • Additional Insurance
  • Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio)
  • Team Building Events
  • CSR Initiatives

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: 28683