A high profile role for candidates with the ambition and expertise necessary to deliver high quality internal and external reporting
AkzoNobel’s Paints and Coatings (P&C) adds color and value to people’s lives with a full range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for the trade, industrial and consumer markets. As authorities on color we aim to provide all our customers with a great color experience and a fantastic finish. Our range includes paints, lacquers and varnishes, as well as products for surface preparation (pre-deco products).
P&C incorporates a Reporting Group of three full time employees located in Arnhem, the Netherlands. This group is responsible for delivering consolidated financial reporting to corporate management and external entities.
The Reporting Group reports to the Director Specialist Accounting & Governance and has frequent contacts with: Director Accounting & Reporting, Group Controller, CFO, Director Investor Relations, Director Corporate Communications.
Is this a challenge that matches your profile as an ambitious professional and team player with excellent financial and analytical skills? Can you plan well in advance yet respond flexibly while driving follow through and continuous improvement? Do you have the resilience to work with deadlines and a high degree of stress, yet still get the job done no matter what? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?
If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the position of
The role and its responsibilities
The drive for quality is the center of your focus. This is in terms of compliance with IFRS and alignment with peers and other companies, as well as with regard to processes (on time, first time right) and inputs, for which you coordinate quality reviews.
Further, you respond to management information needs and implement improvements as required. You also act as an IFRS expert in project teams and/or on an ad hoc basis, and you take the lead/take part in IFRS projects such as implementation of new guidance.
Another core focus is to lead/take part in other departmental projects, and to display and fulfill AkzoNobel’s commitment to continuous improvement.
All of this requires you to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. They include various levels of AkzoNobel management as you understand and meet their information needs. You also work with the Consolidation Group to understand and explain our financial performance both internally and externally, and with Economic Affairs in order to acquire meaningful explanations of business performance.
Further, you work with Communications and Investor Relations on the external quarterly and annual reports, and with external auditors and other third parties as required.
The Code of Insider Trading is applicable to this job, requiring you to embody the highest levels of ethical standards and integrity as you handle confidential information.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are present around the globe, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Flexa, Sikkens, and Alabastine. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
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