Finance Business Partner, Group functions

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Formed in 2019, through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years of experience in pioneering the use of technology to help people with hearing loss hear the sounds that make life wonderful. We are active in over 125 markets and employ 11,000 people worldwide. Our broad portfolio of hearing-related products and services generates annual revenues of around EUR 1.7 billion.

The Finance Business Partner will collaborate with Corporate Functions leaders to develop financial strategies and drive analytics to enable business decision-making. You will drive forecasting and budgeting processes for Group Functions and provide detailed monthly reports and analysis directly to Business Leaders. The position will involve delivering important insights to senior leaders and require expert-level analysis and insight skills to deliver clear and measurable impact to the business.

  • Provide relevant, accurate, timely management information and support to the relevant stakeholders
  • Take accountability for driving functional expense and balance sheet accounting and reporting, ensuring appropriate processes and controls are in place, and that the financial position is correctly understood, interpreted and communicated to the relevant function
  • Take accountability and responsibility for complex decision-making and will interact with senior-level customers supporting and challenging them as required
  • Commercial Challenge & Stakeholder Management: Support and challenge individuals within the division to which they are partnered to ensure robust strategic decision making with strong financials evidenced
  • Lead the preparation of the annual business plan and analysis for corporate functions
  • Interpret and present key findings directly to senior leaders
  • Participates in preparing cost-benefit analysis to enable the business to execute data-driven decision-making processes as requested. Dialogue around budget and spend to optimize budget and investments; return-on-investment discipline
  • Use financial expertise to model and formulate cost center and project advice and support decision-making through the month-end, forecast, budget, and planning cycles.
  • Be a proactive part in establishing KPIs for Corporate functions and contribute to process improvements.

The candidate will have a deep background in finance and accounting, preferably with a public/private company, and demonstrated experience managing complex finance processes and experience engaging with business partners.

  • At least 6 years work experience in the Finance business partnering/controlling
  • Experience in leading annual budget planning and strategic financial forecasts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot table etc) and other Office tools
  • Experience in collaborating with the business under challenging circumstances and influencing key business decisions through financial data and focus
  • Ability to develop business KPIs, measure results, and influence outcomes at all levels of the organization

 Performance and personal competencies

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in English.
  • Ability to execute tasks with quality in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills with the ability to build good working relationships with multiple and matrix stakeholders.
  • A people-oriented person who is always looking for solutions and bringing quality improvements.

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    18 Tai Seng St
    539775 Singapore Directions

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