Consultant Joram Falkenburg
Datum 5 september 2018 2018-09-052018-11-04 telecommunications Zuidplein 28 1077 XV Amsterdam Robert Walters The Netherlands
What is it like to be in the key position as FP&A Manager for this international Telecommunications company? It's a proactive, impactful and exciting FP&A role, wherein you're constantly in touch with interesting and high level stakeholders, deliver crucial insights, and feel your impact on a daily basis. Interested? Read on:
This international Mobile Telecommunications company is active all throughout Europe (and beyond), and has it's offices for The Netherlands in Amsterdam.
The FP&A Manager position
The FP&A Manager is a critical position and is one of the key people that provides the whole organisation with the insight and analysis into the drivers of the business. The FP&A Manager will fundamentally support the Netherlands to deliver the insight and company performance.
The FP&A Manager is an active role – it requires the individual to proactively drive performance from the insight their analysis provides. Key to this will be forging a successful collaborative working relationship with stakeholders and Business Intelligence. It will also require the FP&A Manager to coordinate the successful delivery and tracking of the benefits of projects.
To succeed it requires a detailed understanding of the business and success will be achieved through developing a reporting suite and tracking performance on a daily basis. Undertaking regular and ad hoc analysis into performance to understand the opportunities and systemize reporting as understanding develops. This knowledge of the business financials leads them into supporting the Forecasting and Budgeting processes and integral in supporting specific analysis for Business Review, COO and CEO.
Become one of the people the business turns to for understanding of the telecommunications business, its drivers and their movements.
1. Tracking performance
Identification of the KPI's that need to be tracked on daily, weekly and monthly basis to deliver required insight;
The monthly reports to Group FP&A, with detailed tracking of the KPIs at various levels;
Support sales team with thorough reporting of monthly performance by customer;
Review the daily performance of the business drivers and provide necessary insight to senior management;
Data anomalies to be resolved to ensure ‘one version of the truth.'
2. Modeling, Budgeting and Forecasting
Maintain the country budget model & seek ways to improve & streamline the modeling process;
Own the weekly & monthly P&L forecasts for the country;
Engage the wider business in the budget process to ensure necessary inputs are incorporated into the budget on a timely basis.
3. Providing insight from analysis across the whole P&L
Undertake analysis to understand the business drivers (from revenue to operating profit);
Perform ad hoc deep dives to identify root causes on movements in business performance;
Work with sales, marketing and key operational stakeholders to gain greater insight into what is driving the business;
Identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency across the business.
4. Delivering performance
Drive the operational business to use the reporting and analysis in running the business;
Become key participant in the decision making process;
Focus on delivery - instigate a "Measure – Plan – Act – Measure" approach;
Manage the end to end delivery of certain performance improvements;
Continue to educate the business in the benefit of analytical decision making.
The ideal candidate:
- A recognised accountancy qualification (RA/RC); including significant post-qualification experience as a qualified accountant in a commercial environment;
Advanced Excel ability is essential;
- Highly data driven individual who is comfortable to manipulate large amounts of data;
- High level of accuracy, methodical approach with attention to detail;
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify areas for opportunity;
- Flexible approach to role and requirements;
- Good written and verbal communication skills;
- Strong command of English in word and speech;
Strong presentation skills and verbal expression;
Presenting plans and budgets to shareholders/board with Country Manager.
Apply below directly! Or contact Joram Falkenburg at firstname.lastname@example.org / 0627331791 for further information.