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FP&A Analyst

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Job Introduction

Dechra is a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.
Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business
**This role can be performed on a hybrid basis, with a mix of working from home combined with 2-3 days per week collaborating with the team in our office in Den Bosch **
Position Summary
We are looking for a highly motivated, tenacious, resourceful and data/systems savvy FP&A Analyst to take on owning and help optimizing our financial models, technologies, processes and data streams, performing variance analysis and (ad-hoc) reporting.
Why is this a great opportunity for an FP&A professional?
The DVP EU FP&A team drives the divisional forecast, bottom-up annual budgeting and strategic planning processes as well as delivering operating plan variance / gap analysis and assisting on ad-hoc / special projects. 
Our main challenge is to continue to provide sound financial planning and thoughtful analysis that supports strategic decision-making and tells the financial story of the EU Division whilst adapting to the fast–changing business conditions that come with unpredictable futures. Ahead of all that it starts with ensuring we deliver complete, consistent and in time financial numbers.
There are many decisions and new projects and processes to develop, so this is your chance to get in early and have a big impact on our team while enhancing your skills. You will report directly into the FP&A Manager Europe
 Main Responsibilities, as our FP&A Analyst you will:
  • Prepare and synthesize the groundwork for monthly financial and business performance results reporting to senior management;
    1. Prepare and assist in the development and issuance of periodically and ad-hoc financial information gathering process and reporting package (reconciling and interpreting complex financial data);
    2. System controls: Responsibilities include stabilizing data integrity and feed (e.g. Hyperion, HFM and Targit BI);
    3. Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances;
    4. Communicate findings in a timely matter within the FP&A team and other stakeholders;
  • Support FP&A Manager in leading the DVP EU annual planning, re-forecasting and long-term strategic planning models;
  • Provide accurate, timely, and actionable financial reporting and key business metrics and dig into results to find insightful trends or anomalies;
  • Critical interaction: Liaise with HQ and DVP EU Finance on ad hoc reporting requests and system requirements;
  • Process optimization: Take an active role in developing efficiency and streamlining of reporting and business analytics and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Support FP&A Manager in leading / directing the FP&A Transformation to a future (desired) state (ao.):
    1. Budget optimization (speed and relevance)
    2. More efficient and agile planning, build resilience (leveraging S&OP / Demand Forecast)
    3. Optimally leverage data and technology (simplicity)
    4. Integrated (forward looking) Reporting
  • Lead Ad-hoc reporting/research and identify best practices;
  • Influence others, insist on the highest standards, and challenge the status quo;
The Ideal Candidate
Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:
  • A higher education or Bachelor degree within the area of Finance
  • At least 2 years relevant working experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Interest in clever solutions to crunch and manipulate large amounts of data and capable of presenting in a meaningful way
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Cloud EPM and Excel 
  • Strong affinity with BI
  • Moderate Accounting knowledge
  • Impressive attention to detail and accuracy while keeping the big picture
  • Ability to structure and organize effectively and deliver to deadlines
  • Passion for process improvement and challenging the status quo
  • Inquisitive / Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Fluency in written and verbal Dutch is highly desirable 
  • If you have developed a strong understanding of financial processes and the agility to connect results and processes.
  • If you are self-motivated – driven with an ambition to succeed and disciplined to contribute to the team’s success
  • If you face obstacles head-on, accept failure and learn from it
  • If you have the ability to self-manage initiatives to drive and implement change
  • If you are cooperative and have the desire to make a difference together

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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