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Financial Analyst FP&A

Job Posting Date:  22 Nov 2023
Function:  FI Finan.Plan & Analysis

Budel Dorplein, NL

With a rich history of over 150 years as a leading manufacturer of zinc, lead and other metals, Nyrstar is committed to sourcing, mining and processing metals and other products in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. In July 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide.


For our Corporate Office located in Budel we are currently seeking a Financial Analyst FP&A.


As an FP&A Analyst, you will play a vital role in supporting the organization's financial planning, forecasting, and analysis efforts. Your primary responsibility will be to provide accurate and timely financial insights and recommendations to assist management in their decision-making processes. Working closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, accounting, and various business units, you will gather data, analyse financial performance, and develop comprehensive financial models.



•    Financial Planning and Forecasting: Collaborate with the finance team and business units to develop annual budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial plans. Prepare detailed financial models, analyse variances, identify trends, and provide valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.
•    Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including profitability, cost, revenue. Evaluate financial performance against targets and benchmarks. Identify areas for improvement and recommend actions to optimize financial outcomes.
•    Management Reporting: Prepare and present regular management reports that include financial statements, key metrics, and variance analysis. Effectively communicate financial insights and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
•    Build financial models and facilitate discussions to aid in strategic operational analyses, such as assessing business viability, exploring operational adjustments, and evaluating marketing initiatives.
•    Forecast Accuracy and Analysis: Continuously monitor financial forecasts, track actual performance, and analyse deviations. Identify potential risks and opportunities and provide recommendations for course correction. Develop robust financial models to support scenario planning and conduct sensitivity analyses.
•    Business Partnering: Foster strong relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including accounting, operations, and commercial. Gather financial data, understand business drivers, and provide valuable financial insights, ad hoc analysis, and decision support to business units to optimize financial performance.
•    Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline financial planning and analysis processes. Implement automation, standardization, and best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy. Leverage financial systems and tools to improve data integrity and reporting capabilities.
•    Manage and maintain the Group's financial model, ensuring accurate representation of the Nyrstar business model, financial data integrity, and compliance with regulatory requirements and internal controls. 


•    Reports to the Head of FP&A.
•    Internal: local Site Finance teams, Accounting department, IT, Compliance, Operations, Senior Finance Management, Treasury, Technical teams on sites.
•    External: Trafigura management, trading department as well as external auditors.


Experience Required
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting.
•    3-5 years of experience in a financial/analytical role 
•    Mining or metal smelting or trading experience desirable.

Desired Key Attributes 
•    Strong financial modelling, data analysis, and quantitative skills.
•    Solid understanding of financial statements, accounting principles, and financial metrics.
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to simplify complex financial information.
•    Knowledge of industry trends and best practices in financial planning and analysis.
•    Proficiency in Excel, Power Point required, SAP / SAP BPC desirable.



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