Manager, Finance Business Partner in Itzehoe

Full-time @Flowserve in Finance & Accounting jobs
  • Itzehoe, Germany View on Map
  • Apply Before : January 25, 2023

Job Description

Join one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery Flowserve as Manager, Finance Business Partner in Itzehoe . At the Flowserve you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Flowserve career in Itzehoe.


Position : Manager, Finance Business Partner

Location : Itzehoe , Germany

Job Category: Finance & Accounting


Job Details

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

We are searching for a Manager, Finance Business Partner, for our manufacturing site in Itzehoe, Germany.

The position is part of the site management team and reports directly to the Director, Finance Business Partner Industrial Pumps EMA with a matrix reporting line to the Director, Plant Manager for the Itzehoe site. The position works closely with the operations and the functional management team in providing financial planning and analysis to help the operation to achieve its goals and ensure sustainable and profitable growth. As business partner the incumbent will use data as strategic asset to provide decision support, accurate planning and forecasting, and meaningful analysis.

Responsibilities & Requirements: You’ll lead the following tasks:

Provide proactive business and financial analysis, identify important trends and perform detailed variance analysis to assist the operations in achieving its objectives. Make recommendations for potential improvements and promote the active use of financial data to drive business success and identify potential risks and opportunities
Provide forward looking insights and value-added analysis to leadership regarding profitability, competitive landscape, products, etc.
Drive Financial performance management, to include the strategic planning process, annual budgeting and communication of results. Lead the annual budgeting process and prepare monthly/ quarterly forecasts for the business, ensuring that they accurately reflect the business and that any gaps are identified early, and appropriate actions are taken to improve operational performance.
Lead processes and initiatives to reduce primary working capital and maximize operating cash flow.
Grow and mature business partners’ capabilities to deliver insight resulting in enterprise value creation.
Further develop product line reporting and product margin analysis.
review costs, variances (GL, labor/overhead and departmental) and efficiency measures (asset & people utilization) with departmental leaders; ensure actions are in place to continuously improve, achieve budgets & forecasts.
Meet all reporting deadlines with comprehensive, accurate, complete and responsive data.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Regional Accounting Team and the Business Support Center, as well as other Corporate functions.
Direct Leadership of a team of up to two Finance Business Partners.

What you need for this job:

Master’s Degree in Finance & Accounting. Further professional education is a plus.
Minimum 8+ years FP&A, cost accounting or accounting experience in an international manufacturing business, auditing or consulting.
Experience in a relevant field: at least 4 years in a similar context with comparable questions, e.g. in strategic, process or financial controlling.
Proven Leadership experience in complex matrix environment.
Able to multi-task in high pressure, time-constrained situations
Solid working knowledge of US GAAP.
IT literate with advanced Microsoft Office Skills (Excel). Experience to build and maintain complex Financial models. Experience with ERP (SAP R/3; S4) systems and SAP BPC strongly preferred
Language skills: Native German and fluent in English is a must
Team player with ’Can do’ attitude and the ability to constructively challenge the status quo and find solutions

Preferred Experience / Skills: N/A


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