Vacancy

FP&A Manager, Americas Operations,
Full-time

United States, Tennessee, Nashville

Business unit: Finance, IM and GBS

About 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 operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

Responsibility


The Head of Regional ISC FP&A (builds and) leads a regional ISC FP&A team, to create impact to the organization through insightful and forward looking financial analysis
- Act as a business partner to support regional ISC controller on performance management, planning and forecasting, and enable decision making within the region

- Co-Develops, promotes and implements the global set-up of the FP&A ISC manufacturing organization to the region

- Co-develop and implement global FP&A ISC processes and products to the region, including manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory

- Provide key stakeholders a better understanding of business performance and planning projections

 
Strategic development and decision making
- Be a business partner to support regional ISC controller on performance management, planning and forecasting, and enable decision making within the region.
- Co-Develops and promotes and implements the global set-up of the FP&A ISC manufacturing organization to the region
- Co-develop global FP&A ISC processes and products to the region, including manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory 

Execution
 
- Implements the global set-up of the FP&A ISC manufacturing organization to the region

- Implement global FP&A ISC processes and products to the region, including manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory

- Drive the maturity agenda in the areas of Governance and Process Management

 
Leadership
- Be the leader of regional ISC FP&A organization, leading a focused team and creating an impact by providing high value added analysis to regional ISC organization
- Contribute to the global ISC FP&A strategy and execution
- Proactively drive culture of continuous improvement
- Proactively help other team members to grow and develop
 
 
Strategic development and decision making
 
- Be a business partner to support regional ISC controller on performance management, planning and forecasting, and enable decision making within the region.
- Co-Develops and promotes and implements the global set-up of the FP&A ISC manufacturing organization to the region
- Co-develop global FP&A ISC processes and products to the region, including manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory  
 
Execution
 
- Implements the global set-up of the FP&A ISC manufacturing organization to the region
- Implement global FP&A ISC processes and products to the region, including manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory
- Drive the maturity agenda in the areas of Governance and Process Management
 
 
Continuous improvement
- Eliminates, simplifies, standardizes and automates outputs in a structured and consistent manner
- Shares best practice among the team and other regions
 
Collaboration
-  Be a sparring partner to the Head of global FP&A ISC Manufacturing, SC, Procurement
- Close relation with regional commercial CoE and ISC navigators
- ISC FP&A from other regions
- Group FP&A
- Global Reporting and Analytics team

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

190000CT

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Tennessee

Site

Nashville

Business unit

Finance, IM and GBS

Job family

Finance

Hierarchy level

Management

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- 8-10 years’ management experience in FP&A/Controlling role in strategic/transactional/operational finance and capable of analyzing complex processes and issues

- Master degree in Accounting (i.e. RA, CA / CMA), Finance or Business (i.e. MBA) or equivalent

- Ability to communicate effectively across multiple layers in the organization

- Ability to manage and connect stakeholders on different levels of the organization

- Ability to deliver high quality work under time pressure

- Previous experience in working in FP&A departments with regional scope

- Strong HFM, ERP and BI systems experience

- Strong analytic skills and the ability to analyze, organize, summarize and articulate complex financial information for decision making

- Possess 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

- Demonstrated experience in helping junior analysts to grow and develop

- Strong ‘can-do’ mentality and ‘drive’ to accomplish tasks and deliver results

- No 9-5 mindset

- Advanced Excel/ Powerpoint knowledge/skills

- Experience in ‘change management’ in a finance environment is required


As a leading paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.



Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.




AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.



AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).
  

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