Finance Business Partner Netherlands – Grohe AG – Zoetermeer

Grohe AG

Finance Business Partner Netherlands

Finance Business Partner Netherlands

  • Fulltime
  • Metaalstraat 2, 2718 SW Zoetermeer, Nederland
  • GROHE Nederland B.V.

This role presents a unique opportunity to drive financial performance, analysis, improvement projects and commercial support in one of our biggest markets in Europe where you will be exposed to our entire value chain working as part of an experienced and collaborative finance and Leadership Team.

Main purpose for the position

As our new Finance Business Partner Netherlands, you will play a central and integral role in supporting the Dutch business in achieving ambitious financial results, strengthening financial processes while driving commercial and operational performance. You will report to the Regional Leader of Finance Northern Europe, and be given a large responsibility for supporting and working on key priorities that move the needle within the financial agenda. 

Your key responsibilities will be:

·        Being part of the local management team of GROHE Netherlands to drive the commercial & financial agenda

·        Driving financial performance, transparency, predictability and forecast accuracy

·        Providing analytical, finance and business support, supporting the actual reporting, budget and forecasting processes and associated governance processes including business reviews

·        Prepare and participate in the preparation of various presentations to top management

·        Being a key contributor of driving performance improvements and turnarounds where needed

·        Contributing to and leading finance and business improvement projects

·        Provide financial control to ensure compliance with company requirements & local legislation

·        Promote and support having a strong “team mindset”

Professional Qualifications:

·        Demonstrated track record of driving tangible results and business outcomes working with and for senior leaders

·         Extensive experience working within the field of financial business partnering, financial analysis, business improvement or similar with demonstrated tangible results

·         Strong accounting skills and strong understanding of profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow, including underlying drivers

·         Experience in complex financial reporting preferably coupled with strong knowledge of financial systems and processes

·         Experience of working in a global matrix organization with many senior stakeholders

·         Masters degree in Finance, Accounting or similar

·         Fluent in English

Personal Qualifications:

·         Analytical mindset with natural problem-solving skills and attention to detail – Preferably coupled with practical experience in creating tangible solutions and measurable business outcomes

·         Strong commercial and business-oriented mindset with the ability to prioritize, navigate and deliver high quality in everything you do

·         A strong drive and a “can do” attitude with willingness and robustness to drive business outcomes even under challenging circumstances

·         Strong communication and presentation skills

·         Demonstrated leadership skills and strong motivation for developing people

·         Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and drive decision making – ability to quickly gain trust and build strong relationships across the stakeholder landscape

·         Ability to proactively manage own work, prioritize and navigate within the organization to find the help and support needed to complete the task at hand

Job Benefits:

We offer you a challenging and exciting career in an ambitious and flexible working environment characterized by high pace and drive. LIXIL Europe region – representing our GROHE brand has an open and informal culture founded on professionalism at all levels. The right person will have ample opportunity for personal and professional development and for building large network of highly qualified colleagues and influential stakeholders.

GROHE is een wereldwijd toongevend merk voor complete badkameroplossingen en keukeninrichtingen, gewijd aan het leveren van innovatieve waterproducten die “Pure Freude en Wasser” leveren. Onze kernwaarden kwaliteit, technologie, design en duurzaamheid hebben wij hoog in het vaandel staan, die GROHE’s toewijding illustreert om uitzonderlijke ervaringen te creëren. Met engineering-, innovatie- en ontwerpactiviteiten verankerd in Duitsland, dragen GROHE-producten het kwaliteitslabel ‘Made in Germany’. GROHE was de eerste in zijn sector die de MVO-prijs van de Duitse regering heeft gewonnen en staat ook in de Top 50 van het Fortune®-magazine die actief bijdragen aan ‘Changing the World’.

Sinds 2014 maakt GROHE deel uit van LIXIL – een pionier voor water- en woningproducten.

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