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General Electric COMMERCIAL FP&A FINANCE MANAGER in Hoevelaken, Netherlands

Job Description Summary

The Commercial FP&A Finance Manager will work as part of the Pharmaceutical Diagnostics FP&A team and be responsible for the sales across PDX. The finance manager will work cross functionally with PDX regional finance managers, group FP&A and Controllership to deliver growth, business strategy and profitability, as well as drive visibility and improvement into our sales planning, estimates and reporting processes. In this role he/she will manage a Financial Analyst as well as work indirectly with finance managers/analysts in multiple locations. The Finance manager will report to the PDX Global FP&A Leader.

Job Description

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

  • Responsible for daily/weekly/monthly and quarterly closing/estimate/actuals pacing and develop reliable estimates of sales price, volume and margin accretion.

  • Track progress against plan at a granular level. Recommending actions to get to planned performance for the operating teams

  • Driving profitable growth (price, volume, margin accretion) by providing analysis of results and reporting key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions

  • Continue to develop estimates, operating plans/forecasts/reviews, GPB (3-year plan) and SII (1-year plan)

  • Drive reporting process improvements & standard work across the regions

  • Drive standard work and continuous improvement of the revenue/sales processes

  • Responsible for M1DC and monthly P&L initiatives across revenue, deferrals, rebates, discounts etc.

  • Partner with business leader and staff to drive operating performance (volume and price, margin accretion) & act as champion for strategic initiatives within the organization

  • Assist with management reporting (regional and segment P&L’s) and communicate results to managers.

  • Responsible for automating and updating the finance KPIs used in the Monthly operating reviews (MOR)

  • Assist with trending analysis of scan data across the regions

  • Drive consistent usage of Hyperion, GLA (report net), and Qliksense Business Intelligence (B.I.) tools across GE Healthcare. Develop new reports for process improvements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or equivalent knowledge.

  • Experience working in global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows.

  • Significant experience working on commercial and/or sales related matters.

  • Experience successfully leading cross-functional projects and process improvement within the operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas.

  • Experience leading in a matrixed environment, leading team members balancing execution through others with inclusiveness, leveraging expertise, clear thinking, imagination, and external focus.

  • Experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, COGNOS, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.

  • Clear thinking / problem solving successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function involving process improvement; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Excellent communication skills: able to clearly communicate complex financial information in an easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position.

  • Adaptable/flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations.

  • Graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP), Experienced Financial Leadership Program (EFLP) or Corporate Audit Staff (CAS)/Operational Finance leadership program (OFLP); or graduate of other financial leadership programs is an asset.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No