Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (m/f/d)

  • Segment Mid-Market
  • Job Function Finance
  • Job Level Director
  • Years Of Experience 10+

ECO3 (formerly Agfa Offset Solutions) is a leading global supplier of prepress systems to the printing industry. Commercial, newspaper and packaging printers rely on us for the most extensive range of integrated solutions, from printing plates and computer-to-plate systems over workflow and print management software to pressroom chemicals. Our solutions are designed to deliver higher productivity, lower costs and greener outcomes at every stage of the print process.

ECO3 is headquartered in Belgium with production and research centers in Germany, Brazil, China, and Israel. With over 1600 colleagues, we are commercially active worldwide through sales organizations and dealers in more than 30 countries.

At ECO3 group level, located by Antwerpen (Belgium) we are looking for a

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (m/f/d)

Responsibilities: 

As a Head of FP&A you will lead the Financial Planning and Analysis function, providing strategic financial insights to drive business performance. This role involves collaborating with senior leadership to develop and execute financial strategies, forecasting, budgeting, and financial reporting. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills, leadership capabilities, and a thorough understanding of financial processes and systems. The ideal candidate has a proven track record within business partnering and analytics / BI. Hands on approach required, particularly while developing the function. A great opportunity to make a visible impact in a global company.

Your tasks in detail:

Strategic Financial Planning:

  • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company’s business objectives.
  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, including analysis
  • Ensuring one set of numbers and aligning plans within the disciplines of budgeting, financial forecasting, business plans, cash forecasting, strategic initiatives etc.
  • Provide strategic financial analysis and recommendations to support decision-making.

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Oversee the preparation and distribution of accurate financial reports and analysis.
  • Conduct detailed financial analysis, including variance analysis, to understand business performance.
  • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities to improve financial outcomes.

Business Partnering:

  • Collaborate with department heads and senior management to understand financial needs and provide support.
  • Business partnering is to be the go-to person at all times aligning business needs with financial plans and ensuring sign off on business cases and link to plans.
  • Act as a trusted advisor, offering financial insights and recommendations to drive business growth.
  • Facilitate financial training and support to non-financial managers.

Performance Management:

  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor business performance.
  • Implement and manage financial dashboards and reporting tools.
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial processes and systems.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop the FP&A team, fostering a culture of high performance and accountability. The function is not setup and you will be part of driving the future of FP&A in ECO3.
  • Ensure the team delivers high-quality financial analysis and support.
  • Promote collaboration and effective communication within the team and across the organization.

Qualifications required:

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; CPA is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis, including leadership roles.
  • Proven experience in a senior FP&A role within a complex, multi-national organization.

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Superior leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Personal Attributes:

  • Results-driven with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong ethical standards and integrity.
  • Strong people skills, with leadership potential and ability to communicate at all levels as a business partner

Contact

Please apply online including all relevant application documents and stating your earliest possible starting date and salary expectation.