FPnA Senior 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 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. 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 Senior 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 Reporting and Process Management Director

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 leading reporting role focusing on the consolidated financial performance of the group; dedicated resource supporting the Group Controller and management team, Executive and Supervisory Boards;
  • Essential role in evaluating, interpreting and communicating financial and KPI intelligence to top management. Supports the end-to-end financial processes and acting as the linking element between business and Group Control;
  • Assumes main reporting responsibilities towards top management;
  • Prepares comprehensive and detailed reports, communications and presentations; advise on key trends, deviations, and areas of opportunity & risk;
  • Lead in simplified impactful storytelling acting as primary source of financial explanation and understanding;
  • Manages Financial Planning & Control cycle for Group reporting; preparing for and actively running reporting cycle processes; liaising across teams and functions;
  • Supports end-to-end financial processes enforcing continuous simplification, professionalization and improvements, as well as further automation and digitalization of processes; embed proper controls to improve processes and procedures.

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 analytical, presenting and communication skills through helicopter view and eye for detail; high standard of written and presentational skills;
  • Sensitivities towards different audiences and stakeholders;
  • Talented in ‘joining the dots’ and identifying main talking points for top management;
  • Passionate and inquisitive nature to find the ‘why’ behind the results;
  • 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;
  • Strong process management skills, experience with corporate processes;
  • Experience with (financial) process improvements and (change) projects;
  • Strong collaboration and team skills;
  • Pro-active and results driven self-starter; provide advice on improvement initiatives, both when asked for as well as on your own initiative;
  • Advanced excel/system skills with the ability to analyze 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

  • Group Controller and Corporate Finance team;
  • CFO and Executive Board members;
  • Corporate Directors e.g. Investor Relations;
  • CFOs and CEOs of operating companies around the world.

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 Financial Reporting & Process Management Director, 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 will 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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