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FP&A Business & Planning Analyst

Villeurbanne, France
Job Reference JR0073852
Professional Areas Finance
Function Accounting, Finance and Treasury
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 0 - 3
Start date 2024-05-01

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Reporting to the FP&A Global Business & Planning Manager at LDC, the FP&A Business & Planning Analyst holds a key role in the preparation, the consolidation, and the analysis of the financial business forecasts.

The role will also embrace acting as a Business Partner to the Senior Management for any matter pertaining to financial performance analysis and planning.

Together with the rest of the team, the goal of the position is to provide reliable data & analysis to the Senior Management of LDC.

The main responsibilities of the position are:

  • Landing process :
  • Produce & consolidate the analysis relating to the Landing process (i.e., manage the recurring update process of the year-end forecast for P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow items)
  • Understand the ongoing performance of our businesses & Provide related FP&A slides and analysis for instances such as Board and Management meetings.
  • As a central team member, provide support to local & business teams in fulfilling the reporting tasks (templates preparation, process communication, Finance system support)

Budget & Business Plan process :

  • Project Management : Take part in the global process design & communication (timeline, roles & responsibilities, structural changes…), including the systems impacts (system management, referential updates, templates creation…)
  • Be in charge of preparing, disseminating & consolidating the Budget & Business Plan materials (investment plan, Financial Excel models, Finance system & add-in reports, PPT)
  • Understand the forecasted performance of our businesses & Provide the related FP&A slides and analysis for instances such as Board and Management meetings.
  • Given the direct connection to LDC’s Management, this position is also made up of numerous ad hoc requests & analysis that can take up to 25% of time allocated.
  • Master’s degree in Finance
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in a corporate finance function (FP&A, controlling), ideally as a Business Controller, in a large, diverse, and multicultural company.
  • An experience in a commodity industry is an advantage.

Technical & Functional skills : 

  • Good understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong Finance analytical skills
  • Excellent practice of Excel
  • Curiosity for all Finance-related topics
  • Appetite for working on Finance IT tools (ERP, add-in reports, BI…)
  • Fluent written and verbal English skills

Soft skills : 

  • We need someone meticulous, rigorous, and accurate.
  • We imagine you proactive, energetic, and highly motivated.
  • We count on solid interpersonal skills and a strong ability to efficiently communicate.
  • We want someone autonomous, able to work under high pressure and to efficiently prioritize tasks as well as able to manage complex multiple information and multiple stakeholders.
  • We appreciate someone demonstrating a set of both technical and leadership skills, enabling to envision enrichment of the role on a mid-term basis.

 

    What We Offer

    We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

    We offer

    • Competitive salary and benefits

    • Flexible working

    • Access to Training and Development 

    Diversity & Inclusion

    LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

    LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

    Sustainability

    Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

    We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

    Company Description

    Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


    Job Description

    Reporting to the FP&A Global Business & Planning Manager at LDC, the FP&A Business & Planning Analyst holds a key role in the preparation, the consolidation, and the analysis of the financial business forecasts.

    The role will also embrace acting as a Business Partner to the Senior Management for any matter pertaining to financial performance analysis and planning.

    Together with the rest of the team, the goal of the position is to provide reliable data & analysis to the Senior Management of LDC.

    The main responsibilities of the position are:

    • Landing process :
    • Produce & consolidate the analysis relating to the Landing process (i.e., manage the recurring update process of the year-end forecast for P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow items)
    • Understand the ongoing performance of our businesses & Provide related FP&A slides and analysis for instances such as Board and Management meetings.
    • As a central team member, provide support to local & business teams in fulfilling the reporting tasks (templates preparation, process communication, Finance system support)

    Budget & Business Plan process :

    • Project Management : Take part in the global process design & communication (timeline, roles & responsibilities, structural changes…), including the systems impacts (system management, referential updates, templates creation…)
    • Be in charge of preparing, disseminating & consolidating the Budget & Business Plan materials (investment plan, Financial Excel models, Finance system & add-in reports, PPT)
    • Understand the forecasted performance of our businesses & Provide the related FP&A slides and analysis for instances such as Board and Management meetings.
    • Given the direct connection to LDC’s Management, this position is also made up of numerous ad hoc requests & analysis that can take up to 25% of time allocated.

    Experience
    • Master’s degree in Finance
    • At least 2-3 years of experience in a corporate finance function (FP&A, controlling), ideally as a Business Controller, in a large, diverse, and multicultural company.
    • An experience in a commodity industry is an advantage.

    Technical & Functional skills : 

    • Good understanding of accounting principles
    • Strong Finance analytical skills
    • Excellent practice of Excel
    • Curiosity for all Finance-related topics
    • Appetite for working on Finance IT tools (ERP, add-in reports, BI…)
    • Fluent written and verbal English skills

    Soft skills : 

    • We need someone meticulous, rigorous, and accurate.
    • We imagine you proactive, energetic, and highly motivated.
    • We count on solid interpersonal skills and a strong ability to efficiently communicate.
    • We want someone autonomous, able to work under high pressure and to efficiently prioritize tasks as well as able to manage complex multiple information and multiple stakeholders.
    • We appreciate someone demonstrating a set of both technical and leadership skills, enabling to envision enrichment of the role on a mid-term basis.

    Additional Information

     

      What We Offer

      We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

      We offer

      • Competitive salary and benefits

      • Flexible working

      • Access to Training and Development 

      Diversity & Inclusion

      LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

      LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

      Sustainability

      Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

      We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us