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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

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Brunswick Marine in EMEA, with EMEA headquarter in Petit-Rechain, Belgium, is an affiliated company of Brunswick Corporation, the world's leading provider of marine engines and pleasure boats. The Group employs 14,000 people and its products are sold throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.

Brunswick features the world’s premier nautical brands (Mercury, Attwood, Valiant, Quicksilver, Uttern, Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Bayliner, Lankhorst Taselaar…) Mercury Marine is a $2.44 billion division of Brunswick Corporation. With a network of 6,000 dealers, it is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines.

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The Financial Planning & Analysis Manager plans, organizes, monitors and analyses the company financial data to provide senior management with a good understanding of the financial and operational performances of the company.

Accountabilities :

  • Lead the FP&A team in providing accurate, consistent and timely financial information to the :
    • Director FP&A & Accounting & CFO
    • Mercury EMEA leadership team
    • Sales areas
    • BME cost centres Managers
    • Brunswick Corporate (or BC divisions)
  • for all matters related to the:
    • Monthly closing (Actual results versus forecast, budget and prior years)
    • Monthly reporting (Management reports, highlights and explanations)
    • Monthly forecast for both P&L and B/S (Preparation and consolidation of all financial data, Analysis of results)
    • Annual budget (planning of complete cycle in coordination with BC/Divisions, Sales areas, Consolidation of all financial data – P&L and B/S – and analysis of results)
    • Preparation of financial exhibits/special analysis
  • Develop a solid understanding of the markets in which the company operates and have an in-depth knowledge of the financial dynamics of the business
  • Help developing the right financial controls to ensure the business reaches its financial objectives. Assist leadership team by providing financial guidance but also explanations on variances as well as corrective actions to get back to the plan
  • Take the lead in FP&A projects aimed at improving processes (in line with Lean Six Sigma) or aimed at answering BC/division/BME/BU’s requirements.
  • Help communicating the business objectives, plans, budgets and performance to key stakeholders
  • Lead the FP&A team and develop the team‘skills


You are a bright, creative, and talented individual who enjoys working with some of the world's greatest brands, in an environment that blends cultural, multi-lingual, and ethnic backgrounds, with:

  • University degree in Finance related field
  • 5 to 10 years in a financial department of an international company
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite. Working knowledge of ERP systems, consolidation software and business analytic software is a plus.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written). Any other language is an asset
  • Strong analytical mind and accuracy
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong written and good verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of all the company Policies and Procedures
  • Knowledge of company’s code of conduct guideline document and working rules that apply to the location


  • A competitive salary package in line with your experience & expertise, including a company car.
  • The opportunity to work autonomously in a diverse function within a fast growing international company leading in its sector
  • The possibility to fully develp your talents and to grow within your function
  • Work-life balance: flexible work schedule

  • Placed on:Mon 15 February 2021
  • Location: Petit Rechain, Belgium

Brunswick Marine in EMEA Inc.

Parc Industriel de Petit-Rechain, Avenue Mercury 8
4800 Verviers

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