FP&A Manager Commercial

  • Aanbod Max. € 80,000/€ 80
  • Functiegroep Finance
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8326400
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, Interim / ZZP
  • Branche Consultancy & HR, High Tech

Over deze vacature

As a result of a reorganization in Lighting Finance we are relocating the FP&A Commercial team from Eindhoven to Poland. Due to early leavers we need temporary capacity that will be able to quickly cover basic requirements and deliverables.


Main activities:

Planning Processes (Quarterly Forecast, Annual Forecast):

  • Periodically forecast sales, margin, sellex and controllable working capital
  • In close collaboration with the Market Finance Business Partner
  • Communication of the deliverables and timeline to the market stakeholders
  • Upfront alignment on way of working throughout the process
  • Coordination of the process with Market Finance Business Partner
  • Close collaboration with the central team
  • Processing of all forecast data on sales, margin, sellex and controllable working capital in the relevant planning systems (BPC)
  • Creation of forecast review decks and preparation of the comments
  • In close collaboration with the Market Finance Business Partner
  • Adhoc analysis throughout the process to support better decision making and input

Month end close process:

  • Analyse all actual result of the month or quarter related to sales, margin, sellex and controllable working capital
  • Comparison versus forecast, last year and target
  • Full understanding of business reasons for deviations
  • Creation of the monthly performance review deck as preparation for formal reviews
  • Check standard deck created by R&A team in Poland
  • Coordinate within the markets to obtain the right comments to be added in the decks
  • Support the Market throughout the month to create business insights to improve decision making
    The candidate will support two European markets with the above-mentioned activities. Depending on further developments in the team, focus or markets might change over time.


Lighting Commercial is globally organized in 17 different commercial markets. Financially these markets are responsible for sales, margin, selling expenses and controllable working capital (mainly accounts receivable). Lighting FP&A Commercial is organized in three teams (China, Europe, US) which support these markets through planning and analysis of all financials related to the applicable markets.


  • Challenging temporary finance position for high level FP&A Manager Commercial!
  • Employed by YER and seconded to Philips


  • Solid Finance education and background
  • Content experience in the following areas:
    o Financial planning and analysis (FP&A)
    o Sales, margin, sellex, accounts receivable
    o Commercial processes
  • Experienced in a large multinational matrix organized
  • Ability to work with various different stakeholders
  • Philips experience
  • Systems used (BPC, VIPP, other)
  • Flexible, hands-on, result focused