manufacturing analyst (fp&a team), warszawa

warszawa, mazowieckie
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warszawa, mazowieckie
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powyżej 24 miesięcy

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luiza smolak+48 605 124 370
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/318/06/2019/LS - 59056

job description

We are helping AkzoNobel build their FP&A team and we are looking for candidates with great financial experience. New team will be responsible for taking over plants from various countries, so... big challange is coming!

Why Akzo is looking for a new people? They are createing fitfh GBS in the world - here, in Warsaw and they are going to transfer a lot of processes including production analysis. It is a great opportunity to be a part of creating something new :)

what we offer

  • opportunities for professional growth
  • private medical care
  • educational sponsorship
  • home office
  • flexible working hours
  • free bike space
  • modern office

your tasks

Purpose of the job:

  • The FP&A ISC analyst reports to the Head of Regional FP&A ISC and works closely with the ISC Navigator, creating an impact by providing high value adding analysis to the ISC organization
  • Supports the ISC Navigator in generating insights, particular in the area of manufacturing productivity, product costing, CAPEX monitoring, cost of quality, product costing, warehousing and distribution cost, inventories and slow moving inventory
  • Supports the global FP&A ISC processes, like planning and budgeting that support the strategic objectives of AkzoNobel
  • Supports continuous improvements and standardization initiatives

Generating insights and analyzing trends:

  • Analyzes current and past trends in key performance indicators; monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Analyses landed product cost across sites and calculates labour rates as part of the product costing process
  • Provide support in completing AR business case for capex
  • Analyses inventory levels and alerts navigator on potential SLOB risk
  • Monitors capex, cost of quality and manufacturing productivity
  • Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives (such as ALPS/Continuous improvement, ISC cost of quality, footprint reduction)
  • Provides inputs to Commercial FP&A on the impact of raw material changes on COGS to enable early pricing actions

Planning and Budgeting:

  • Drives the continued development of the QRF and other planning and forecasting processes, in particular the COGS forecasting process
  • 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

Continuous improvement:

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to improve and standardize data reports to gain efficiency
  • Eliminates, simplifies, standardizes and automates outputs in a structured and consistent manner
  • Shares best practice among the team and other regions


  • ISC navigators in the region
  • Commercial FP&A in the region
  • Functional controlling
  • ISC FP&A analyst from other region
  • Global Reporting and Analytics team

what we expect

  • 2+ yeras of experience as analyst or as controller in a business environment and/or functional area
  • You are ambitious and see this function as part of your development to become an all-round Finance professional in AkzoNobel.
  • You are curious, eager to learn and always searching for improvement opportunities (process wise)
  • You have affinity for numbers and systems, and have strong analytical skills combined with a critical, but constructive, attitude
  • Experience in building automated reports and models is a must; excellent financial and analytical skills
  • 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
  • Able to prioritize and work with multiple supervisors
  • Strong ‘can-do’ mentality and ‘drive’ to accomplish tasks in an environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Self-starter, hands on mentality and team player
  • Being able to make independent interpretation, draw conclusions and propose solutions
  • Able to reduce complex and/or large volumes of data to a readable high level
  • Accurate, organized and disciplined in order to achieve high quality output and to meet strict deadlines
  • Experience in ‘change management’ in a finance environment is preferred

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