Antwerp, Belgium





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Welcome to our Philip Morris vacancy. Did you know that Philip Morris International is undergoing a revolutionary business transformation? We will be far more than a leading cigarette company. We want to change society and deliver a better, smoke-free future. Thanks to the imagination and perseverance of thousands of people at PMI, we have developed smoke-free products that are better alternatives to cigarettes. And it does not stop there. We are investing in a portfolio of innovative products beyond nicotine. So, whether in new product development, commercialization, operations, science, you name it, we are putting our vision into reality every day and make the change happen, right now. Are you an energetic professional that can lead and inspire a team of high-profile analysts, can see the story behind numbers and drive collaboration with others through data analytics and business insights? If so you could be the professional to strengthen our Benelux Finance Management Team, holding one of its most critical positions. The main accountabilities of the role are: • Be the finance business partner to the commercial teams of Belgium & Luxembourg i.e. understand and co-create strategy, drive execution according to the plans and defend those both at local as well as Regional level • Lead Annual Budget and Rolling Forecast/Latest estimate through scenario modelling, sensitivity analysis and data insight • Drive profitability by identifying opportunities and mitigating threats • Be the contact person for the EU Regional HQ for outlook and planning matters • Guide, challenge, develop a team of planning analysts You would be a matching candidate if you recognize yourself in below profile: • You hold a Business/Finance degree and 5+ years of experience in FP&A, Controlling and / or data analytics • A team player and team leader • A problem solver with strong analytical skills and hands on mentality • A strategic thinker that is used to work under pressure, dealing with ambiguity whilst leading a high performing team • Naturally driven by curiosity and having a drive and passion for results • Having the ability to ask the right questions, formulate problem statement and outcome of analytics tailored to the audience • Having an affinity and competence with IT tools is important • FMCG experience is a plus. We offer: As Manager Business Planning Belgium and Luxembourg, you will step into a dynamic and multicultural department taking a critical role as part of the Finance Management Team, working very closely with our Cluster’s Management Team. One more thing: at Philip Morris we offer competitive remuneration packages and see equal pay for equal work between woman and men as the baseline standard for equality. Our good intentions do match our practices as we achieved the Global Equal Salary Certification. Moreover, we invest in creating a diverse workforce and a personal and career development culture, both on local as well as international level. What will the selection process look like? Talent Acquisition (TA) will perform an initial screening to assess whether candidates match with the defined vacancy requirements. If this is the case, the candidate will be invited for 2 competency-based (virtual) interviews. In parallel, you will be asked to complete online assessment tests*. At the end of the process, each candidate will receive the assessment results, as well as actionable feedback for their further development. *Assessment Tests The tests are integrated in the selection process to increase objectivity of the final decision making. The assessment tests for this role is a cognitive ability test. The results will not be saved in the employee’s file, and will only be used in the context of the vacancy for which the employee is applying. Results are therefore not used for purposes of performance evaluation. • Cognitive Ability Test: Report links under three headings: 1. Deductive reasoning (measuring the ability drawing logical conclusions) 2. Inductive reasoning (measuring conceptual and analytical thinking) 3. Numerical reasoning (measuring capacity to understand numerical data and interpret mathematical information correctly)