Philips Senior FP&A Manager in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

As a Senior FP&A manager within the Planning Performance and Analysis (PPA) CoE (Center of Expertise), your role is to pro-actively support Business Groups and Functions of the Philips HealthTech. You will deliver meaningful, actionable and timely analysis on business performance, and enable the stakeholders to take solid, fact-based decisions.

You will also own one or more global processes within the CoE portfolio, for which you will be the global point of contact working with multi-regional and multi-functional teams, combining excellent content knowledge and focus on continuous improvements.

You are responsible for

  • Subject matter expert and owner of the Cost Category Spend processes for HT BGs and ExCo.

  • Analyzing and reporting on Central costs performance during monthly & quarterly financial reporting cycles. Supporting senior management with ad-hoc analysis during the review cycles.

  • Subject matter expert for Solution Spaces cost reporting and analysis. Responsible for setting planning and analysis processes, in close collaboration with the program leads and budget owners.

  • Coordinating standard reporting and analytics within the HT BGs teams and across all parties providing information and actionable insights. Identifying and implementing opportunities for improving efficiency and effectiveness of our reporting and analytics.

  • Performing forward-looking ad-hoc analysis. Actively contributing to enhancing analytical methodology, participating in various cross Business Finance improvement projects. Actively contributing to realizing process improvements.

  • Ensuring quality, accuracy and integrity of information reported to the stakeholders, addressing data quality issues timely and efficiently.

  • Providing guidance to financial and non-financial stakeholders on FP&A related matters and provide training on new reports, analytics, reporting/ planning instructions, tools, changes, etc.

  • Being content leader for one or more globally owned processes and projects and ensuring quality, accuracy and integrity of such, enabling operational excellence while applying continuous improvements;

You are a part of

You will be part of the Planning Performance and Analysis (PPA) CoE team for Philips HealthTech which offers a highly international and dynamic environment. The team comprises of talented finance professionals with a customer focus from diverse backgrounds. Main stakeholders include Business Group Finance Partners, COE Heads and Team leads, HealthTech senior management across different domains and functions. We are part of the CoE Integrated Cost Management (ICM) HealthTech, a crucial pillar of the Philips HealthTech FP&A organization. You will be based primarily in Amsterdam and report to Team Lead, CoE PPA.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

• A Master degree in Finance/Accounting

• Minimum 5 years of progressive working experience in the Finance area: financial planning / management reporting / financial control/decision support / actionable insights. Preferably in the international environment.

Technical/functional competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Intellectual capacity to digest complex information, see trends and analysis through data and to translate this into concrete actions;

  • Advanced skills of Microsoft Office. Proficiency at financial reporting systems (e.g. SAP BW, EFR);

  • Understanding of how statistics and/or machine learning techniques can be used to turn data into business insights & recommendations;

  • Experience with reporting & analytical tools (e.g. SQL, PBI, etc.);

  • Strong affinity with LEAN processes and tools Behavioral competencies :

  • Curious mind-set coupled with excellent communication skills.

  • Works efficiently and with eye for detail; high quality standards.

  • Self-starter, can work autonomously and sets his/her own agenda.

  • Works with multiple internal and external stakeholders to prepare FP&A deliverables.

  • 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.

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

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long-term career in other areas in Philips. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.