Financial Analyst – Europe

Reporting to the OneStream Program Lead, the individual will be part of the European Finance Team responsible for working with the Local European Countries and Group Reporting on mapping and reporting the monthly financials using a new tool, OneStream.



Scope:

The Analyst project role will ensure that the results of the European operations are mapped and reported to Group via the new reporting tool in a timely manner. This includes backfilling prior month figures, documenting insights, sharing recommendations, compiling SOPs (standard operating procedures) and finally training subject matter experts. This person works closely with the Finance Transformation Director, the country Controllers, Subject Matter Experts and Finance Directors as appropriate.

In total, we are looking to hire 3 Financial Analysts who will be allocated to cover different regions in Europe. Preferentially, these persons will be based in the Netherlands, but we are also open to candidates based in UK, Sweden, Spain and Italy. 

It is a temporary contract of initially 6 months, with the possibility to become permanent at the end of the contract.

Start date: 1st August 2024.

 

Responsibilities:

• Support the harmonization of chart of accounts and utilization within and across the European cluster entities

• Support the harmonization of cost center structure and utilization within and across the European cluster entities

• Collect and analyze historical adjustments made at the end of each month between the ERP source data and eventual consolidation

• Download and upload reports and data from various ERP’s and systems primarily, Dynamics and OneStream

• Document the adjustments and steps followed to transpose historical data from one system to another

• Ensure that figures both the historical and new systems reconcile

• Communicate and coordinate between other cluster analysts in order to consolidate fundings and recommendations in an effort to harmonize functional requirements, ways of working

• Prepare SOPs (standard operating procedures) to train existing team members in the effective management of monthly reporting and consolidation in the new tool, OneStream

Function

Financial Analyst – Europe

Location

Europe, A Caldic location in Europe Apply now

About you

Qualifications:

• Accountant
• Previous experience in financial consolidation in a multi-currency, multi entity environment
• Proven Proficiency in Excel with a strong bias towards automation, VBA, SQL
• Confident in Microsoft Office applications
• Language proficiency: English is mandatory, other European languages would be beneficial.

Qualities:

• Ability to work under pressure and independently
• Personable, clear communicator as this role will be required to liaise with subject matter experts for information and joint problem solving
• Affinity working with newly implemented systems, requirements testing and validations
• Attention to detail

We offer

• A competitive salary, 24 holidays per year, a company pension scheme, a bonus scheme and other benefits.

• Hybrid work model.

• A multi-faceted challenge in a successful, multinational chemical distributor.

• The possibility on working on Caldic’s strategic growth pillars.

• An inspiring working atmosphere in a stable company.

 

About us

Because we care, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day. We inspire innovative and sustainable distribution solutions in life and material sciences for the food, pharma, personal care and industrial product formulation markets of the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to specifications whenever required, are backed by outstanding research & development, customer service, and technical & regulatory support, ensuring that they meet precisely determined needs at every stage of the value chain. Across 43 countries in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia-Pacific, our approximately 4,000 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver added-value solutions for our customers. In our activities, we embrace the principles of sustainability, designing products, services and processes with these in mind. From formulation to delivery, from ingredient to packing, from supplier to customer, we care about every detail of what we do. Because every detail is in our care.