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    Job Description
    TitleSenior Manager Finance
    Job codeSES0822
    Job posted on08/06/2016 (modified on 22/06/2016)
    LocationLuxembourg or Netherlands
    CountryLuxembourg
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    Senior Manager Finance

    Ref SES0822
    Region Europe
    Location Luxembourg or The Netherlands
    Company SES
    Category Finance / Accounting
    Position Staff
    Published 2016-05-30

     


     

    Context


    Within Finance the department Finance Support to Infrastructure Business reporting directly into the CFO provides the financial framework to enable and support the commercial execution of SES strategy for all market facing financial and business support activities (except for Products & Services), including revenue budget management.

    In this department a dedicated team is supporting Commercial Europe and the Global Data Mobility Service team. To strengthen this team we are looking for a Senior Manager Finance with prime responsibility to support the Data & Mobility Service team and potentially other commercial teams in Central Western Europe by providing them with the financial framework to implement the data mobility service (DMS) / CWE profitable growth strategy and objectives in line with the SES business plan. In this position the incumbent will play a key role in the achievement of the DMS’s/CWE objectives, working closely with the DMS/CWE Head and the Sales team, Legal and Financial Operations through proactive finance support embedded locally.
     

    Responsibilities

    • Work as a business partner with the DMS / CWE Head, Sales & Legal teams and provide proactive financial support to the achievement of the regional objectives;

    • Actively participate in customer negotiations;

    • Prepare financial analysis, business modelling and management/customer presentations as required to support customer proposals and contracts in the region;

    • Provide financial support to data mobility sales team;

    • Provide financial input and approvals on customer proposals, contracts and amendments relating to deals in the Region;

    • Ensure that delegation of authority and approval limits (e.g. discount approval matrix) are respected by the Regional Head and Sales team;

    • Maintain a close dialogue with the Head of Sales Support and Head of Financial Operations on key Regional financial matters;

    • Monitor & manage regional credit risk & receivables, working closely with the Credit & Collections team;

    • Provide reporting on revenues (new business, renewals, total revenues) and other key metrics, in coordination with the Financial Operations team;

    • Coordinate input for forecasts, budgets & business plans;

    • Be jointly responsible for the DMS / CWE Revenues/costs, together with the DMS / CWE Head;

    • Responsibility for compliant procurement processes (according to procurement policy and with usage of financial system);

    • Responsibility for controlling DMS/ CWE OPEX saving target;

    • Be a key contributor to the Financial Operations team;

    • Work on other Finance projects as required by the Vice President Finance, Support to Commercial
     

    Competencies

    • Strong commercial negotiations skills, strategic awareness and business acumen

    • Strong communication and presentation skills

    • Strong process skills required, in particular for the sales process and financial systems;

    • Ability to manage results across different levels in the organisation

    • Ability to integrate into an international environment

    • Good people & influencing skills including the ability to inter phase effectively with external customers and internal counterparts

    • Hands-on approach to responsibilities

    • Ability to build and to maintain relationships at all levels of the organisation

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Master degree in Finance or equivalent, Chartered Accountant

    • Minimum of seven years of working experience with a proven track record in a similar finance role with a commercial focus

    • Experience in corporate finance, and/or contract negotiations, and/or controlling is a must

    • Strong financial & accounting background with proven financial planning skills and with a mastering of NPV concepts and calculations;

    • Experience in financial planning & analysis

    • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, knowledge of another language is an asset

    Other Requirements

    • Willingness to travel

     

    Our Offer

    Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
     

    This position reports to

    Vice President Finance, Support to Commercial Europe
     

    Apply for this Job online

    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com/8233697/job-overview/apply/70294
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressCh√Ęteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    EmailSES_Recruitment@ses-astra.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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