FP&A Analyst in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Netherlands at SCIEX

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job ID: SCI003549

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at www.sciex.com.

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:

Following eight successful years since the acquisition of the business and the formation of the EMEAI finance team, and its continued development in support of the success of the company in this region, an opportunity has given rise to the recruitment of a Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst for the EMEAI region.

We are looking for the successful applicant to support and develop business reporting and accountability for key managers and stakeholders in the business.

The job is based in our financial service center EMEAI in the Netherlands and will involve occasional travel.


  • Work with the finance team and senior managers to produce meaningful and realistic annual budgets for operating expenses, working capital and capital expenditure.

  • On a monthly cycle, analyse and forecast operating expenses, working capital, capital expenditure for the EMEAI region.

  • Prepare monthly operating expense deck to functional leaders and lead saving initiatives on a project base.

  • Maintain employee planning database to ensure accurate reporting and forecast of salaries and related costs.

  • Verify and maintain costs and rates needed to ensure smooth running of the planning and reporting systems.

  • Assist in standard margin reporting, forecasting and budgeting.

  • Partner with functional leaders to identify indirect savings target, track and evaluate key business performance indications, providing recommendations for process improvement opportunities and drive implementation.

  • Involvement in the close process to ensure proper and appropriate reporting of costs.

  • Analyze and report results on weekly/monthly/quarterly KPIs, identifying opportunities and risks.

  • Assist in developing new reports in Power BI

  • Other ad-hoc reporting and projects as required by senior management.


Job Requirements


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Graduate with +3 years of experience, strong Accounting / Audit experience preferred

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Experience in operational and P&L analysis and business partnering with the operation to improve business performance

  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting in multinational companies

  • Experience of working with multiple entity reporting at all levels and multiple currency consolidation

  • Experience working with confidential or sensitive information

  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage with business partners

  • Strong managerial, planning, organization and project management skills

  • A self-starter, high energy, eager to learn and grow

  • Fluency in English

  • Advanced skills in Excel (macro writing) and Access is required, good Word, PowerPoint skills

Experience with Oracle, HFM, Hyperion Planning and Power BI preferred

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