Financial Planning and Analysis Business Partner

12 Apr 2019
13 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

NCH Europe is part of NCH Corporation, a word class provider of services, products and technology. We clean and conserve water, sell specialty industrial lubrication products and maintenance solutions.

With a presence in 25 countries, NCH Europe has over 2,000 associates and is one of the largest divisions of NCH Corporation. NCH Corporation has a revenue of $1B coming from a portfolio of profitable and growing operating companies.


Following an Internal promotion, NCH Europe now has an opportunity for a qualified FP&A Business Partner to join our European Financial Planning and Analysis team. To provide financial support to all corporate function leaders and innovation teams. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the preparation of monthly forecast submissions and quarterly presentations, in addition to supporting the FP&A team with the annual business plan preparations

Business Partnering
*Single point of contact, FP&A Business Partner for Managing Directors assigned to role holder
*Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial commentaries providing analytical overview of business performance vs Plan and Prior Year
*Influence decision making through partnering of stakeholders across the business to enable the organisation to meet its strategic initiatives

Financial Planning: Budgeting and forecasting
*Prepare, understand and own the business plan for span of control
*Refresh the monthly end of year forecast
*Support the FP&A Team with continuous development of the forecast, annual and strategic plan templates

Financial Analysis and Reporting
*Support the preparation of quarterly board level presentation packs
*Perform analytical reviews of financial statements during the month-end cycle, interacting with stakeholders and Financial Accounting and Control team as necessary
*Assist the Head of FP&A with ad-hoc analysis as necessary

*Financial budgeting and analysis
*Ability to provide clarity of understanding from a complexity of data to non-financial managers
*Working effectively with key internal stakeholders
*Excel - advanced (If statements, lookups, pivot tables)
*ERP Systems experience (Oracle, SAP) is advantageous

*CIMA or ACCA qualified
*Degree in Accounting or Finance related subjects preferable

The successful candidate should be a qualified accountant seeking an opportunity in a commercial finance environment and have the ability to provide clarity of understanding from complex data sets, have strong analytical skills and be an excellent problem solver. The ability to communicate across all business levels in a clear and concise manner is essential to provide understanding of complex data and drive the performance of the business across Europe. This role is ideal for someone who is seeking an opportunity in a commercial finance team working across Europe in an international environment.

To apply please send a copy of your CV. Suitable candidates will be contacted in due course.

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