Global Finance Partner FP&A - (BBRG)

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Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Bekaert NV

 

Be part of something bigger!

 

As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!

 

Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change

 

 

 

About the role

Your Impact as Global Finance Partner - FP&A (BBRG)

I. PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The candidate will be responsible for aiding delivery of comprehensive Global FP&A reporting for BBRG BU.  This will include 5 Years, Annual, Quarterly updates and monthly reporting. The role will involve interaction with BBRG FP&A Lead, VP Finance, and the segment, and regional, finance business partners.

The Candidate must be a team player, and self-starter too, as the position needs to work across teams, and time zones, to resolve issues impacting reporting timelines. The Candidate should be able to manage their workload, largely independently, while maintaining confidentiality wherever required.

The experienced candidate must be a team player and self-starter. The Candidate should also be able to handle the Projects & its management independently, while maintaining Confidentiality of the Project wherever required.

II. ROLE DESCRIPTION
 

BBRG BU FP&A
  1. Produce and deliver standardized reports across Bekaert in line with the reporting timetables communicated.  This will include, but not be limited to: Detailed Financial Highlights, Segment Highlights, FIFO, EBIT to EBITDA Reconciliation and RMI.
  2. Prepare reporting templates, in advance, and share location and guidance, as relevant, with the local finance teams.  This will include, but not be limited to: Month end reporting file, Presentation Review templates and Forecasting Import files.
  3. Assist in filling of various global FP&A templates – e.g. Monthly Commentary.
  4. Help to deliver key planning cycles by adhering to BU reporting timelines, performing the global consolidations as required, and outlining the key findings, risk and opportunities to BU FP&A Lead and VP Finance.
  5. Monitor the periodic intercompany FX position, and drive corrections and compliance of the BU, to minimize FX inconsistencies on consolidation.
  6. Review the BFC package status of the global entities to drive completion and ensure Group deadlines are met.
  7. Ensure the timely execution of reports, with data integrity.  The content must be understood, allowing questions raised by Group to be answered efficiently and effectively, and corrective actions to be pursued, when required.
  8. Financial modeling and data gathering as required, providing analysis and insights, identifying trends, and ensuring consistency of reporting.
  9. Support the Synthetics and Services Finance Business Partners, providing them with financial metrics, and entity commentary, in advance of the Monthly Business Review meetings.
  10. Interface with key stakeholders across the BU to understand requirements, and drive further development of reports and controls, as well as analysis and insights.
  11. Support the team in transforming reporting requirements, adapting to new reporting platforms and adding value wherever possible.
  12. Comply with internal and external financial policies, standards and controls, whilst understanding the impact of own role on other areas.
  13. Ensure all financial reporting deadlines, within the breadth of your role, are met.
  14. Assist with the training of new BBRG FP&A team members.

 

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Educational Qualifications:   

-  Professional Accounting qualification – CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent.

Experience : 3-5 Years or More.

Technical Skills

-  Expert knowledge of all Bekaert systems: BFC (Financial Consolidation tool), Power BI, SAP and other reporting tools. This will broaden in scope as the new systems come online (Central Finance (CFIN), SAP Analytical Cloud (SAC Planning tool), Group Reporting Tool.

-  Knowledge and understanding of operations of accounting & financial function is essential.

-  Software knowledge – Highly competent IT skills – especially in MS Excel.

 

Soft Skills

-  Business understanding.

-  Problem-solving & analytical way of thinking.

-  Ability to prioritize & organize workload.

-  Good (written & verbal) communication skills.

-  Good networking skills.

-  Leadership qualities & skills.

-  Self-starter, team player & team driver.

- Decision making skills

- Project Management skills

- Cross functional skills.

- Ability to handle, and respect, highly confidential information / projects.

- Ability to work under time bound pressures.

 

Will you dare to take the next step?

 

Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers


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