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Flowserve Corporation Finance Business Partner Specialist in Dortmund, Germany

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

The Flowserve Corporation is an American multinational corporation and one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery such as pumps, valves, end face mechanical seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical and other industries. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, Flowserve has over 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries.

As part of the site leadership team, the Finance Business Partner works actively with the Director GM Operations and the site leadership team in driving the Dortmund Aftermarket business in terms of productivity, efficiency, utilization and growth in order to support the organization to achieve its goals.

As Business Partner, you will use data as strategic asset to provide decision support, accurate planning and forecasting, and productivity and efficiency analysis.

Responsibilities & Requirements: You'll be involved in the following tasks:

  • Provide proactive business and financial analysis, identify important trends and perform detailed variance analysis to assist the operations in achieving its objectives. Make recommendations for potential improvements and promote the active use of financial data to drive business success and identify potential risks and opportunities

  • Provide forward looking insights and value-added analysis to leadership regarding profitability, competitive landscape, products, etc.

  • Drive Financial performance management, to include the strategic planning process, annual budgeting and communication of results. Lead the annual budgeting process and prepare monthly forecasts for the business, ensuring that they accurately reflect the business and that any gaps are identified early, and appropriate actions are taken to improve operational performance.

  • Lead processes and initiatives to reduce primary working capital and maximize operating cash flow

  • Meet all reporting deadlines with comprehensive, accurate, complete and responsive data

What you need for this job:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in financial accounting, a Finance master’s degree or professional education are a plus

  • Minimum 5-10 years finance & accounting experience in an international business environment

  • Experience in a relevant field: at least 3 years in a similar context with comparable questions, e.g. in strategic, process or finance controlling.

  • Solid working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirement

  • Language skills: Native German and fluent in English is a must

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Able to crack challenges and ensure successful adoption of solutions

  • Able to stay easy on top of things, even in a very dynamic environment with fast-paced changes

  • Ability to capture, simplify and network complex relationships

  • Able to multi-task in high pressure, time-constrained situation

What we offer:

  • A dynamic position between Flowserve’s leadership

  • Attractive salary

  • Unlimited growth opportunities

  • Personal development

Job Advertising Title: Finance Business Partner Specialist

Primary Posting Location: Dortmund, Germany

Job Posting Category: Finance & Accounting

Employment Type: Full time

Auto req ID: 50657BR

Country: Germany

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