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Senior Finance Analyst - Category Finance



IT, Accounting & Finance
schiphol, netherlands
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our Finance team is not just another department; we're strategic partners and catalysts for change, who use our expertise to drive sustainable growth and create and protect value for Reckitt.

With a strong emphasis on cross-functional collaboration and partnership, our inclusive, diverse and energised team breaks down traditional barriers, enabling you to thrive in a dynamic environment where you and your ideas matter.

From leveraging insights and analysis to make data-driven decisions - to spearheading sustainable business practices that contribute to consistent and reliable business growth - we are unwaveringly passionate about making a meaningful impact, and always doing the right thing.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Finance Analyst to safeguard our financial practice with vigilance and strategic insight. You'll be more than just a number-cruncher; you'll be a financial gatekeeper for Reckitt, ensuring that we not only stay ahead in compliance but also capitalise on opportunities to craft a stronger, more profitable future.

Your responsibilities

In summary, you'll:

  • Manage large marketing budget of ENA B.V., including full management of x-charges, interactions with budget owners and stakeholders from all over the world, forecast cycle, reporting, ad-hoc requests
  • Interact with category marketing teams (marketing, trade marketing, market research) providing them leadership, guidance and training on financial and P2P topics and helping to ensure compliance with group policies
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc financial reports and analysis to category marketing teams about performance against plan, forecasts and prior year, longer-terms trends and other needs
  • Sustainability reporting and forecasting (together with Sustainability team)
  • Help to lead the 3 Year financial planning process for the Hygiene powerbrands: excel templates, consolidation, advisory to marketing
  • Lead yearly MoCo process for Hygiene BU, training and coordination for CDO and other stakeholders, alignment with Finance systems and Areas/IMEX, clarifications and FAQ
  • Manage Pipeline and innovation-related master data in various financial systems (incl. Azure, Accolade etc.)
  • Be superuser of Innovation management systems (e.g. Accolade or others). Assist CDO and CDO Finance teams with various tooling (incl. Excel tools/templates) needed for CDO-driven processes
  • Assistance for various other ad-hoc tasks for CDO and CDO finance team

The experience we're looking for

  • Strategic financial planning and modelling capabilities
  • Experience in leading change management agenda marketing
  • Stakeholder management capabilities.
  • Deep insight into Hygiene brand and category strategies, global success models, innovations process
  • Experience in dealing with various stakeholders from all over the world
  • Understanding of underlying work of strategic
  • Proven expertise in audit, financial accounting, or corporate finance within dynamic business environments.
  • Skilled in building relationships and effectively communicating to influence across all levels of the organisation.
  • A forward-thinking, global outlook with the ability to deliver results under pressure.

The skills for success

Tax law, Tax compliance, Business acumen, Improve business processes, Stakeholder engagement and influence, Accounting principles.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.