AkzoNobel is constantly evolving, innovating and standardizing. Commercial Finance needs to follow this example to keep supporting the Business in markets worldwide. To improve the quality of the global Commercial Control group, the Center of Expertise (CoE) for Commercial Control works to standardize processes, systems, reports, KPIs, capabilities and tools. Within this context, your mission is to take up the challenge to standardize and implement across our BUs and geographic regions, helping Commercial Finance to achieve its full potential.
Is this a challenge that matches your profile as a proactive, organized, positive and results-focused professional with advanced analytical abilities? Can you combine an understanding of key finance and system principles with powerful and hands-on project management skills? Are you able to see the big picture, whilst also understanding the granular details? Above all, can you collaborate with different teams around you, and make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment? If you offer all this and more, we invite you to apply for the role of
This position is based at the AkzoNobel Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from where your core focus is to establish new levels of KPI and reporting standardization, transformation management and end-to-end commercial information. You work closely with the CoE team and regional/local Commercial Control teams across two main activities:
Standardization of commercial control capabilities
You develop meaningful KPIs and definitions for our BU and Commercial organizations. In doing so you:
Coordinate the service level of the FP&A centers
Acting as the interface and linking pin to Group FP&A you:
At all times you act as a catalyst for change and improvement, collaborating and communicating widely to optimize processes, policies and systems and aligning top-down with bottom-up input. In doing so you draw on the latest standards in reporting and analytics as we move towards the technical and policy harmonization that will help to assure our commercial success.
To apply for this position you must possess the following attributes:
We offer a fascinating international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. In addition to a good salary, you can expect excellent terms of employment. Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development.