The FP&A vision is to increase the value of Philips by delivering actionable insights to steer business performance. We are one high performing team with state-of-the art processes and tools. As the Senior Director - FP&A Global Business Process Owner, you will work with the FP&A leadership team and the Finance Global Business Process Owner to deliver this vision.
·Realize best in class FP&A processes
oEnsure completeness and quality of documentation in the Philips Excellence Process Framework - Perform planning and management accounting. Ensure deployment readiness and implementation in line with the business transformation planning
oDrive standardization and harmonization of FP&A processes, apply ESSA principles (Elimination, Standardization, Simplification, Automation)
oBuild funnel for process and systems improvement to be prioritized; drive change management for new and improved processes.
oCollaborate with the broader BPO community from finance and non-finance domains with end to end perspective
·Act as custodian of the Philips Finance Management Accounting Framework
oAlign with stakeholders on strategic choices on management accounting to meet business requirements
oMaintain & govern management accounting rules & directives
oEnsure effective communication of changes to the Management Accounting Framework to Finance users, in addition to training of new FP&A/Finance staff
·Working with the FP&A Digital lead to realize an effective management information landscape for FP&A and Finance
oOwn the vision and architecture of combining financial and non-financial data for effective and efficient performance management processes
oOversee functional choices and designs in various FP&A tools - Performance Management Accounting (PMA) and Planning (BPC); ensure adequate controls in the core planning and reporting systems.
oCollaborate with IT and FP&A Digital team on overall finance system architecture and roadmap
·Steer the prioritization & dovetailing of key projects as part of Philips & Finance Transformation programs
oProvide program management of key initiatives across FP&A, linking with other Finance & functional teams
oRepresent management accounting in key projects such as SAP-Blueheart, SAP-Central Finance, M&A/Integration, Landscape simplification
oEnsure planning & management reporting is secured when new business models and transactional flows (are being designed (eg. subscriptions, solutions)
The FP&A BPO team is a strong, international, and dynamic team of approximately 20 business process experts with diverse backgrounds and a strong focus on speed, discipline, and execution. It is a global team located in the Netherland and India. You will report directly to the Head of FP&A and indirectly to the Finance Business Process Owner.
We offer you a challenging position based in Amsterdam or Eindhoven with a global scope.
We are looking for
·Master Finance Level with at least 15 years relevant experience with proven track record of successful implementation of new process designs, process optimization / reengineering and / or process improvement initiatives
·Broad experience and deep process expertise with Finance & Administration processes of Record to Report, Financial Planning & Analysis and Business Partnering in a complex, multi-dimensional company
·Strong conceptual understanding of process definition and interdependencies on multiple dimensions combined with pragmatic approach to issue resolution
·Proven track record in managing implementation of complex programs
·Strong understanding of SAP and planning systems (preferably SAP BPC)
·Strong leadership, stakeholder management, change management and communication skills
·Strong political acumen, with an ability to recognize organizational and business differences and work to effect alignments, influencing strategic decision and policy making
·Strong people management skills and motivation of teams during times of changes
·Knowledge of and affinity with Philips corporate setup, ways of working, values, cultural expectations and norms is a plus
·Model Philips Leadership competencies and Finance ways of working
·Flexibility to travel occasionally