Finance and Economics Management & Business Others Other Science and Tech
3 - 5 Years
December 16, 2019
Functional Cost Analyst
Date: Dec 13, 2019
Location: Amsterdam, NL
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 are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
The Functional Cost Analyst supports the senior controllers in a variety of activities such as periodic results analyses, budgeting & forecasting and developing driver- & activity based cost models which result in transparent and effective cost-allocation models world-wide across BUs.
Perform month end closing activities in line with IFRS and additional internal accounting policies, assuring accurate and timely recognition of costs together with the regional accounting centers, analyzing differences and translate these into risks and opportunities going forward
Prepare budgets and forecast together with all Functional stakeholders, you report back on financial performance compared to target based on (trend) analyses of key performance indicators, develop models to provide more accurate forecasts
Support in developing global cost allocation methods towards the different BUs in the company, build models to support the allocation keys and create transparency for the BUs in understanding their share in corporate cost
Assess strategic and operational initiatives on their added value by preparing business cases and track the performance of these initiatives in to actual financial results, for example on strategic topics like in- vs. outsourcing of activities
Contribute to the Global Functions control teams by supporting global transformations projects driven by Finance or the global function you are supporting
Masters degree in Business Economics or an equivalent analytical study such as Mathematics, Physics ideally with RC or RA.
Around 5 years of working experience, preferably in FP&A or controlling
Accurate, organized and disciplined in order to achieve high quality output and meet strict deadlines;
Excellent Excel skills, able to reduce complex and/or large volumes of data to a readable high level, SAP and HFM experience an advantage;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including fluent written and spoken English
Please apply online using 1883 as a reference. If you have any questions regarding this vacant position, please feel free to contact Michiel Paes, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at +31 (0)6 466 36 997 or email@example.com.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.