Philips Senior Manager FP&A Idea to Market in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

To pro-actively support strategy execution by delivering meaningful, accurate and timely reporting & analysis in the Idea to Market domain, thereby supporting relevant stakeholders to make fact-based sound business decisions.

Working in the Center of Eexpertise Idea to Market of HealthTech, you will be close to the business while being part of the global Philips FP&A organization. You will deploy world class E2E financial processes within the I2M domain and ensure alignment with other FP&A centers and business partners .

Your responsibilities

  • Sparring partner for the Head of Finance Innovation & Strategy and the various BU Business Partners

  • Providing analytics and actionable Insights on Actuals, Forecast, Annual Operation Planning and Strategic Planning towards Business Partners and FP&A colleagues

  • Linking pin between FP&A I2M and FP&A PPA with relation to Innovation &Strategy Performance Management

  • Process owner of the I&S AOP and Forecasting process, taking care of timely and correctly recording of all I&S BUs

  • Business owner of BPC CFP tool

  • Meet and support higher management in I&S Business Review Meetings, and prepare financial slide deck for QPRs

  • Understands systems and tools. Ensures quality, accuracy and integrity of information stored in our systems, enabling a single source of truth.

  • Pro-actively bring ad-hoc analysis to create actionable insights

  • Coach and support junior colleagues

  • Drive continuous improvement by participating standardization/harmonization actions

  • Drive improvement by means of the teams Daily Management Process


Philips Finance Function consists of four pillars - AccOps/ARIC, FP&A, Business Partnering & Group Functions - which work together in a coherent way to deliver value for Philips. FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) pillar focusses on increasing Philips value by delivering actionable analysis & insights for decision-making, performance management and execution. This is achieved by further organizing FP&A pillar around specific customer-centered processes, supported by Lean initiatives.

In this role, you will report to a FP&A CoE I2M Team Lead, being part of a wider team of FP&A Analysts.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a Business Economics, Finance and/or Accounting orientated study. CPA/CMA/MBA Finance preferred.

  • 5 to 9 years of working experience with financial control, management reporting and business analyses, preferably within an international environment

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to multi task

  • Intellectual capacity to digest complex information, see trends & analysis through data

  • Curious mindset, with excellent communication skills

  • Advanced technical skills in Excel, ERP (SAP preferred) and PowerPoint

  • Experience with reporting & analytical tools, like SPSS, Business-Intelligence environments, SQL, etc.

  • Work effectively in a small team, with excellent communication.

  • Guide junior analysts in preparing their deliverables

  • Ability to balance speed and accuracy

  • Delivers meaningful, accurate and timely reporting, analysis and planning support for senior analysts, managers and FP&A stakeholders.

  • Takes pro-active ownership and accountability for independent analytical work or process coordination and improvement.

  • Frequently interacts with functional peer groups. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.

  • Strong affinity with LEAN processes and tools

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Accountability for timeliness and accuracy of core deliverables (planning, analysis & reporting process and MEC related activities). Planning/forecast reliability. Scoping (business size, impact, breadth).

  • Influence on a Business magnitude: > €10M