FPnA Financial Reporting Analyst

Location

Global HQ Arcadis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Context

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets.

Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering,

project and management services, we work in partnership with our clients to deliver

exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built

assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate more than €3.3

billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the

quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. www.arcadis.com.

Arcadis has a relatively small global headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Group Controller is running a corporate finance team focused on FP&A, Business Analysis, Group Reporting and Business Intelligence.

The new FP&A team is expanding its role as trusted business advisor to the Regions and the Executive Board through driving / participating in various business improvement and management reporting related projects. Consequently, a vacancy exists for a senior candidate who can strengthen and support the team with these activities.

The dynamics in Arcadis are significant. The company has ambitious growth plans, both organically and through acquisitions. This dynamic environment challenges the financial department to combine day-to-day business with continuous improvement, integration of new entities and due diligence of potential acquisitions. The new FP&A Financial Reporting Analyst will become part of a dedicated team of finance professionals supporting senior management in successfully moving Arcadis into the next growth phase.

Reporting lines

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Job description

The Group FP&A team provides the consolidated view through the reporting, budget and planning process. They also monitor and report the overall performance at group level. Working closely with senior management at Corporate level to provide insightful reporting.

A financial reporting role with subject matter focus on the consolidated financial performance of the group; essential role in evaluating, interpreting and communicating financial and KPI intelligence to the Executive Board (EB) of the Group and top management.

  • Preparation and reporting of P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow of the Group
  • Monitor, analyze and understand financial performance including, but not limited to, working capital, cashflow, EPS, ROIC and TSR analysis;
  • Supports month-end processes to ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close; provides support as necessary to facilitate forecasting and budget processes;
  • Develop deep understanding and act as subject matter expert;
  • Prepare comprehensive and detailed reports, communications and presentations; advise on key trends, deviations, and areas of opportunity & risk;
  • Continuous simplification, professionalization and improvements, as well as further automation and digitalization of processes;
  • Knowledge management to enable best practice sharing within the organization

Requirements

The candidate should have a Master's degree in Accounting or Business Economics and

> 7 years of progressively responsible experience; having preferably started with a big 4 accounting firm and who has since made a step into industry, ideally in an international, listed company within an FP&A position or Controller in a Corporate environment.

Further requirements & competencies:

  • Mature personality with strong and independent point of view as sparring partner for senior management through knowledge and diplomacy;
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to explain and communicate among other things complex accounting issues; high standard of written and presentational skills;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines and produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment added with outstanding problem solving and analytical skills;
  • A sound technical ability including confidence with group consolidations and a competent understanding of IFRS;
  • Pro-active and results driven self-starter with strong collaboration and team skills; provide advice on improvement initiatives, both when asked for as well as on your own initiative;
  • Advanced excel/system skills with the ability to analyse large amounts of data and maintain complex financial models;
  • Experience and expertise in utilization of ERP and Planning & Reporting systems;
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and continually evolving environment.

Main working contacts

  • CFO and Executive Board members;
  • Group Controller and Corporate Finance team;
  • CFOs and CEOs of operating companies around the world;
  • External Auditors

What do we offer?

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

Selection

process

Information/ Application

   Candidates will be interviewed by the group Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, the Director Group Business Analysis, as well as corporate HR. In a second round the   

   candidates will be interviewed by the Group Controller and members of the Corporate

   Finance Team. An external assessment may be part of the process.

René Teiken (Corporate Recruiter Arcadis NV)

E-mail: rene.teiken@arcadis.com

Tel: +31 650 736 710

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Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

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