West Pharmaceutical Services Danmark
West Pharmaceutical Services develops and manufactures metal seals and rubber membranes for major international clients in the pharmaceutical industry. The company is well consolidated, experiencing increasing demand and has a leading position in its segment.
The company is American and has their European headquarters in Germany. The Danish plant is located in Horsens and employs approximately 230 people.
Annual production amounts to approx. 1.8 billion lined seals. Production takes place according to the cGMP standard, and there is a sharp focus on quality and continuous optimization. Large investments are made in the production technology, and there is close cooperation with other departments in the group on improvement measures. High professionalism, ambition and global perspective characterize the culture.
For further information please visit www.westpharma.com
FP&A ManagerFinancial business partnering – management of the local processes – strong global setup
In a newly defined position West Pharmaceutical Services wishes to employ a skilled profile to spearhead and execute the financial planning, reporting and analysis of the manufacturing plant in Horsens. In many aspects the FP&A Manager acts as the local Finance Manager being responsible for all local procedures and partnering with the Site Leadership Team. You work closely with the key stakeholders of the plant as well as the global supply chain.
Other key tasks are:
- Financial analysis of actuals versus budgets and forecasts for the site
- Working capital reviews
- Providing insight to the Site Leadership Team to establish operational and financial alignment
- Leading the monthly forecasting and yearly budgeting process for the site
- Interaction with crossfunctional teams in the West Group
- Preparing business cases and presenting recommendations
You already have some experience in working with the senior level of a company and in providing excellent guidance of the business decisions.
Strong proficiency in reporting, budgeting, and forecasting is a given.
The FP&A Manager not only performs the analyses and presents the findings. You also seek to understand the underlying reasons for the figures.
The IT toolbox is well developed and includes strong Excel skills, insight in ERP systems (preferably SAP) and the use of BI tools.
You are obviously fluent in English and able to navigate in different cultures.
You are motivated by bridging the local management and the global finance organization. You acknowledge the need to implement corporate tools and guidelines while having a clear insight in the requirements of the site.
Professional sparring in an international environment
The FP&A Manager enjoys having close collaboration with skilled peers across the different sites in Europe and the US. West Pharmaceutical has a structured approach to securing your onboarding and your anchoring in the global finance setup.
The role offers you a clear responsibility of the finance function of the site in Horsens but also a chance to learn from and contribute to solutions across the sites.
As FP&A you have the privilege of focusing on value creating assignments and of having a high degree of variation on the job.
If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact Partner/Co-Owner Anders Holmgaard on telephone +45 20 84 08 34.
Please note that we simply need your CV when you apply for the position. Your inquiry is treated confidentially and will not be disclosed without your consent.