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Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing)

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
10 January, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working in partnership with a global consumer goods business, selling products internationally across a range of well-known brands, in its search for a Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing).


Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing), Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


This dynamic organisation currently has an exciting opportunity open for an experienced FP&A professional, to join its Finance team as Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing).


Working as the right-hand of the VP Finance, within the Supply Finance team, the role will cover 8-9 manufacturing plants globally, consolidating results, driving standardisation and streamlining reporting processes.


The opportunity of Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing) would be well suited to an FP&A professional with 5+ years’ experience, preferably with an understanding of manufacturing/supply chain/plant environments.


Responsibilities of the Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing):

  • Support the manufacturing operating model from a Finance perspective, driving consistent reporting of operating results and costs
  • Work as key business partner to Operations teams, driving Finance capabilities across the global organisation
  • Drive consistent reporting and forecasting of the manufacturing cost impact, assessing new business cases, emerging projects and adapting reporting structure accordingly
  • Work closely as key business partner with Operations, sites’ Financial Leaders and Supply teams, providing Finance leadership and guidance for various projects and business cases
  • Improve standard processes and document them accordingly, constantly seeking areas of best practice and making recommendations to improve global processes (such as standard costing, for example)
  • Work as Supply Finance Business Partner to Manufacturing Operations teams, Procurement, R&D and Brand teams
  • Hold regular forums to connect key stakeholders to understand challenges and reach agreement on solutions, as well as assisting with training requirements


Ideal profile:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting in an FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, ideally SAP, and consolidation tools, preferably HFM (Hyperion)
  • Data analytics knowledge, such as Power BI - advanced Excel is a strong advantage
  • Comfortable to challenge when necessary and identify new opportunities, delivering innovative solutions
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders and build strong business relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Self-starter able to work unsupervised and prioritise tasks, with excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced English language (both verbal and written) is essential
  • Willing to travel globally as required (minimal amount)


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Finance Manager FP&A (Manufacturing) role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.