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Bring your high-level management reporting (SAP COPA/BW) and project management skills to a global finance initiative
AkzoNobel’s Group Control Department relies on the highest levels of global support for financial systems and modules (SAP FICO modules along with other finance applications). In order to further improve this capability, Group Control is currently building a new Business Intelligence (BI) capability based a.o. on SAP COPA.
Within this context, your mission in this role is to help us achieve this by driving the Finance IT roadmap for the global BI Systems in relation to finance applications for management reporting (currently mainly SAP BW). In doing so you ensure alignment with business requirements and translate business processes into financial processes and accounting treatments (“functional design”).
As such, this is an exciting position which also requires powerful process development, project management and analytical skills as you form an essential part of a team that is committed to global excellence and innovation.
Is this a challenge that matches your profile as a positive and results-focused professional with high level knowledge of management accounting, management reporting and financial reporting? Can you handle complexity, ask questions, and challenge people and processes in a positive manner? Are you enthusiastic, motivated and eager to learn and perform? Above all, do you have what it takes to 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 position of
Finance Systems Expert – Business Intelligence
The role and its responsibilities
This high-profile and fascinating position is based at our large site at Sassenheim, the Netherlands, but you will travel globally for 25% of your time. SAP is the most commonly used tool, but other finance applications are also used.
This requires you to:
At all times you seek to fulfill AkzoNobel’s continuous improvement agenda by driving improvement recommendations and plans (standardization, harmonization, effectiveness, efficiency) including interfaces to/from connecting systems.
To apply for this position you must possess all of 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.