We’re currently looking for an FP&A Manager on behalf of our client, a leading brand operating within the consumer goods industry. They have had phenomenal success offering disruptive innovation in an established market.
We are recruiting an FP&A Manager to join their central Finance function; a unique opportunity to join an expanding and ambitious organization.
This is a great opportunity for a driven, future leader to develop their career with the growth of the business in a dynamic and shifting sector.
Your role as FP&A Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Business partnering with senior level stakeholders
Carrying out risk and opportunity analysis to ensure the business is able to maximise returns and mitigate risks
Providing monthly/quarterly reporting and variance analysis
Providing financial analysis to support decision-making regarding new business opportunities
Updating and verifying relevant forecast submissions on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
Commercial and financial stakeholder engagement and management
Ad hoc financial analysis as required
A recognized professional qualification, RA, ACA, ACCA, CPA (or equivalent) is required
5+ years’ experience in a similar position
Fluency in English
Experience using ERP systems and knowledge of local and US GAAP
Experience building relationships at all levels of an organization
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
If you are interested in applying for this FP&A Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to Georgia.email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
We’re recruiting a German speaking Talent Acquisition Partner for our international industrial client, who are growing and looking to bring top talent in the organisation.
They offer a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and a culture where creativity and innovation are encouraged.
This position plays a key role in the Talent Acquisition process; working closely with the TA Manager, you will take responsibility for a range of vacancies and deal with hiring managers throughout the full recruitment cycle.
Talent Acquisition Partner - Zürich, Switzerland
Responsibilities of the Talent Acquisition Partner:
With the support of the TA Manager, consult with hiring managers on their Talent Acquisition needs and advise on appropriate sourcing channels
Develop talent pipelines through a range of sourcing tools, events and employer brand activities
Execute appropriate pre-screening, assessment tools and techniques to increase the quality of hire
Ensure both candidates and stakeholders have a positive experience through the hiring process
Suggest improvements to the attraction and screening process
Embrace technology and automation where appropriate
5 years’ experience of the end-to-end Talent Acquisition process, with a focus on direct sourcing and selection
Ideally technical knowledge in one of the following areas – Engineering, Quality, Project Management, Sales, Account Management
Fluent in German and English
Advanced skills sourcing candidates through a range of different channels, including digital
Strong knowledge of innovative sourcing tools and building talent pools
Good knowledge of recruitment systems and technology
Excellent storytelling capability and a passion for recruiting will be a must
If you are interested in applying for this Talent Acquisition Partner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment is partnering with our global fashion retail client in their search for a Business Controller. The position would be perfect for a strong Finance Business Partner, ideally with industry knowledge – although this is not a must.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Controlling team, overseeing specific product divisions. In this role, you are expected to be the expert on all P&L components of this business function, impacted through the work of the product teams.
This means you will get a full understanding of all the processes that drive the business and provide best estimates of the future performance and direction on European business.
Business Controller - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
As part of the annual budget process, the Business Controller assists in target setting and works with the business to translate their strategies into meaningful budgets.
Key responsibilities of the Business Controller:
Form strong trusted relationships with the business and support management in decision-making with financial implications for your area
Gain full brand performance understanding and all aspects of the business, including global landscape
Improve and simplify monthly reporting packs - with the aim to explain key developments to both Finance and non-Finance stakeholders
Responsible for the budget target setting and month end process
Planning of hedged product margins with input from business on product costs and developments
Understanding of gross margin, including controllable product cost variance items and dilution
Proactively identify and drive profitability improvement initiatives, and actively challenge existing ways of working
Undertake and participate in cost scenario analysis impacting the P&L
Identify risks and suggest how to overcome them
The ideal candidate:
University/bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance
Experience working in a commercial environment, preferably in apparel industry, with 5+ years of experience
Clear understanding of Controlling and Finance Planning best practice
Solid knowledge of business processes and product life cycle
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, including a strong control focus
Strong technical skills in using Excel and PowerPoint, translating Finance results into relevant business updates
Experience with SAP BW, BPC Netweaver platform is preferred
Able to work proactively, independently, yet at the same time a prime example of a collaborator
Capable of prioritizing multiple tasks, while looking for ways to improve processes
Excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential, due to the frequent interaction with various business partners
If you would like a confidential discussion – please contact Hannah Mallia at Hannah.email@example.com or on +31208081102. We look forward to hearing from you
The CAPEX Category Buyer will be responsible for sourcing processing equipment and MRO services for our client, a large multi-national food company based in Zurich.
The CAPEX Category Buyer will work with a variety of stakeholders to support multiple sites in the region with both medium and complex projects. You will oversee the implementation of sourcing processes in line with company targets across multiple sites.
CAPEX Category Buyer - Zürich, Switzerland
Covering site expenditure and capital projects, the CAPEX Category Buyer will be responsible for delivering year-on-year cost savings and the development of strategic purchasing plans. Ideally, you will have a strong technical understanding of CAPEX and MRO procurement, having previously concluded negotiations and established supplier frameworks.
The CAPEX Category Buyer will be a team player that can identify opportunities for collaboration, but also be independent and proactive with their approach.
Key responsibilities for the CAPEX Category Buyer include:
Developing long-term sourcing strategy for the category
Create Regional Supply Agreements for MRO categories
Support multiple facilities within the region with CAPEX project purchases
Leading cost analysis with both new and existing suppliers
For the CAPEX Category Buyer, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Experience within Technical Purchasing and Indirect Procurement
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Circa 4 years’ experience in a Technical Procurement environment working on MRO, CAPEX projects
Technical experience with equipment, ideally with food, pharmaceutical or chemical business
Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous
Strong negotiation skills are essential
Working proficient in English
If you are interested in applying for this CAPEX Category Buyer role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Sasha in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We’re currently looking for a Direct Tax Manager on behalf of our client. The Direct Tax Manager will be part of the European Tax team and will report to the corporate Tax Director.
The Tax team manages all tax matters in Europe and, as such, advises the business and local Finance teams on tax matters for their respective countries.
Direct Tax Manager - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
The Direct Tax Manager will be focusing on the day-to-day corporate income tax and wage tax matters for the Dutch operations, while collaborating with the European business to ensure the company complies with tax legislations (as they continues to evolve) in the EMEA region.
This could be a perfect opportunity for someone looking to make an initial step in to their first industry role. The successful candidate will need have both fluent Dutch and English language skills.
Key responsibilities of the Direct Tax Manager:
Assist with managing the European Tax position, oversee overall holding company activities in the Netherlands and specific international income tax elements
Provide practical and technical tax (corporate income tax and wage tax) support to the business in the Netherlands and throughout the EMEA region
Advise and assist on international restructurings, and plan and manage Tax projects
Maintain and evaluate on an ongoing basis the current tax control framework, with particular focus on corporate income tax and wage tax matters
Support the HR/Payroll department and provide tax advice, amongst others, regarding global mobility of employee legislation
Work closely with the HR/Payroll department regarding communications with the Dutch tax authorities related to payroll and wage tax matters
Advise and collaborate with the central European Finance department on the timely and accurate reporting of European tax positions as part of the internal periodic financial and budget reporting processes
Support on statutory, internal and external tax audits
Review related legal documentation on tax aspects
Explain and clarify as necessary to the local Finance teams the local tax rules in order for them to understand the implications for their local operations, as well as to generate best practices and guidelines
Manage the relationships with the Dutch tax authorities based on the agreed tax monitoring processes embedded in the tax control frameworks
The ideal candidate:
Master’s degree in Fiscal Economics
At least 3-4 years of relevant working experience, preferably at a tax consultancy firm combined with in-house experience
Background in international tax, with relevant good knowledge and working experience in the field of corporate income tax and wage tax
Ability to quickly analyse data, draw conclusions and make recommendations
Able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with various stakeholders internally, such as other colleagues globally
Varied background in balancing the regulatory requirements with commercial, operational and strategic business needs
Excellent command of Dutch and English, both verbal and written
Working closely with an HRBP to ensure employees have an outstanding experience in relation to HR core processes
Track and solve employee requests made via the HR portal, including visa enquiries, absence registration, resignations, travel allowance, employer’s statements
Review and record information changes on HRIS for monthly payroll
Ensure HR personal data is inputted and maintained on the system to a high level of accuracy
Manage and maintain employee documentation on document management system
Assist with internal and external data audits, providing relevant reports
Drive continuous improvement in HR core processes
Strong experience of transactional HR processes
In-depth knowledge of HR systems, including core HRIS and document management systems
Understanding of labor law and how it impacts transactional HR processes
Outstanding attention to detail
Able to build strong relationships
Fluent in Dutch and English
If you are interested in applying for this HR Operations Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Katie in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
EMEA Recruitment is partnering with our global Fashion Retail client to find a Financial Controller, reporting in to the Senior Manager within the Controlling department.
In this newly created role, you are expected to drive the full payroll planning process for the HQ in Amsterdam, and become an expert on all payroll and headcount insights from a financial perspective.
Manage and control the full payroll planning process for the HQ functions within Amsterdam
Support in setting and overseeing headcount approval process
Participate in projects with the scope of automation and digitialization of the full planning process and reporting landscape, including the roll-out of BPC embedded for payroll and headcount planning process
On top of payroll developments and setting up KPI framework to measure success
Share best practice across the Finance and Controlling community to drive effective business understanding and decision-making
Support month end Controlling activities, monthly re-estimates and yearly budget
Form trusted relationships with key stakeholders within the organization, which are Individual Brand and/or Department Controllers, HR Payroll and Benefits team, HR Operations, HR Business Partners and Analytics & Business Intelligence team
Identify opportunities and suggest how to capture them
Identify risks and suggest how to overcome them
Actively question existing ways of working
The ideal candidate:
University degree – master’s in Accounting and Control/Business Administration/Finance
We are currently searching for a Global External Manufacturing Manager in collaboration with our Zug-based client.
The role is accountable for optimising the CMO (contract manufacturing organization) management, and delivering enhancements and improvements in the Supply Chain function related to all external manufacturing processes.
Global External Manufacturing Manager - Zug, Switzerland
By managing all contract manufacturing activity, you will work on new product introduction and launch to market strategies, and ensure all Supply Chain processes are in harmony with the wider business demands.
Key responsibilities as Global External Manufacturing Manager include:
Provide expertise in the management of CMOs and external manufacturing
GMP (good manufacturing practice) knowledge and process understanding within the production area
Take a proactive approach to identify improvement opportunities within the Supply Chain to confront issues that could impact upon KPIs and OTIF
Full ownership and management of relationships with CMOs on end-to-end basis, scheduling the manufacturing, placing production orders, and owning subsequent follow-up and delivery to market
Process assessment and escalation with the External Manufacturing function
Ability to work strategically and proactively with the CMOs offering guidance, planning and project management across multiple locations (US and Europe)
Contribute to a growing organisation and be comfortable in a change/growth environment, where you will be required to add value across the Supply Chain and wider business functions
Working independently and proactively to deliver continuous improvements
As Global External Manufacturing Manager, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in a Business, Supply Chain or Logistics discipline
Strong analytical skills, with some previous analytical experience (preferred in Logistics and/or Supply Chain)
5+ years’ working experience in an international environment would be advantageous, with the understanding of Supply Chain management and good Logistics knowledge
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Proficient in Microsoft Office (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required)
Fluent in English and German preferred
If you are interested in applying for this Global External Manufacturing Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Our client is an international manufacturing company producing components for the industrial sector.
They are currently looking to appoint an FP&A Analyst to join of their business units.
FP&A Analyst - Radolfzell, Konstanz, Germany
The position is located in Radolfzell, Germany and our client offers a possibility to work remotely on a regular basis.
The successful candidate will provide finance planning and analysis to multiple divisions and will have exposure to the senior finance stakeholders in the business.
The responsibilities of the FP&A Analyst will include but will not be limited to:
Support monthly reviews and variance analysis for the balance sheet and income statement
Support preparation and analysis of sales reports by product line, customer and region
Order backlog analysis
Support with the annual planning, monthly financial statements and quarterly forecast and the weekly reports
Support in the group-wide cash management process
Preparation of monthly reports for group management and the individual product lines
Creation of standardized reports and files within the business units
Learning and using the reporting system (SAP BPC) for creation of reports
Providing feedback on financial questions coming from the business
Support in process optimization of reporting
Participation in projects and special tasks
Provision of regular and ad-hoc analysis
University degree in finance, accounting or a similar relevant discipline
At least 3 years of professional experience in controlling or FP&A
Very good MS Office knowledge (PowerPoint & Excel)
Structured, organized and independent way of working
Self-motivated and dynamic personality
Very good team and communication skills
A high degree of flexibility and commitment
Fluency in English
If you are interested in applying for this FP&A Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment are working with a multinational business with sustainable products, located in Rotterdam, to recruit an Audit Manager Methodology, Quality Assurance and Reporting. As part of the new Internal Audit function, the successful applicant will enjoy the opportunity to establish new methodology and QA processes and support the Group Head of Audit with management reporting.
Audit Manager Methodology, Quality Assurance and Reporting
As an experienced Audit professional, as Audit Manager Methodology, Quality Assurance and Reporting, you will use your experience in Quality Assurance to develop and maintain internal audit methodology and assist in developing the strategy. Working with the existing audit tool, you will design and implement methodology aspects and investigate the use of a new audit tool, as well as delivering independent QA reviews of audits performed by the team.
Ongoing development of a risk-based audit methodology, including audit manual and documented procedures, in alignment with industry-wide best practice.
Develop and implement a workflow process for individual audit engagements, including quality controls for each audit phase, in collaboration with the IT function.
Develop the annual Quality Assurance plan, lead individual QA reviews and provide independent assurance over the quality of the Internal Audit team’s work
Track, monitor and report periodically on actions agreed from QA work, to ensure timely and effective completion.
Maintain a close relationship with all team members of the global audit team to ensure appropriate understanding, access to and the correct application of the IA methodology - coaching and supporting audit team members on audit methodology and quality control where appropriate (in collaboration with HR).
Assist the Global Head of Audit in management reporting and reviewing key internal and external deliverables.
Embed diversity in working practices and solutions, driving innovation and cooperation.
Bachelors’ degree and additional professional qualification (such as CA, CIA, CPA, CISA or similar).
6-10 years' experience in audit (either internal or external).
Specific experience in design and delivery of quality assurance plans preferred.
Strong communication skill with effective negotiation and problem-solving ability.
Structured and hands-on with ability to work under pressure in an agile and dynamic environment.
Hands-on and structured working style, with eye for detail without losing oversight.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills, with a high level of perseverance and willingness to challenge the status quo.
If you are interested in applying for this Audit Manager Methodology, Quality Assurance and Reporting role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Sasha in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.