Operations Finance Analyst

Department:  Finance
Date:  Sep 15, 2022



Are you looking for an opportunity where you will be part of a successful and international team and where you will be the Finance Business Partner for several sites located in EMEA ?

Do you want to collaborate with key stakeholders in Operations, Supply Chain, Shared Service Centers and Center or Excellence ?



FMC is looking for an Operations Finance Analyst (Maternity cover fixed-term contract, 6 months). 







FMC is an agricultural sciences company that advances farming through innovative and sustainable crop protection technologies. We are investing significant resources in discovering new active ingredients, developing innovative formulations and biologicals in addition to advancing precision agricultural technologies that support sustainable agriculture around the world.


FMC consolidates its EMEA regional headquarter in Geneva

FMC is consolidating its EMEA regional headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland, and the office is planned to open in September 2021. We are currently looking to fill commercial and functional roles (regional and global) within e.g. Portfolio & Marketing, Finance, Tax, Procurement and Communications.


FMC’s people and culture are special

FMC operates in more than 50 countries around the world and employs around 6400 people. We foster an inclusive environment where diverse background and experiences are keys to our success. Our six Core Values define who we are and how we do business: Customer-Centricity, Sustainability, Respect for People, Safety, Integrity and Agility.






You will be the finance contact for your sites and will enable an understanding of results and drive improvement. The role is based in Geneva, Switzerland and you will report to the Operations Finance Manager for EMEA.






You will provide analytical support to EMEA plants to drive improvement in a complex and exciting environment.


  • Develop operating budget and own the standard cost setting process, prepare monthly/quarterly forecasting reports for manufacturing costs and variances and improve plants performances,


  • Monitor and report financial performance, understand, explain and present root causes of variances. Work proactively to institutionalize improvements,


  • Collaborate with Procurement team to review and validate raw material purchase prices, secure master data to generate high quality standard cost,


  • Support Operations Finance close activities,


  • Foster strong business partner relationships with Sites management, Supply Chain / Procurement / Engineering as well as with other sub-functions in the Finance organization,


  • Participate in ad-hoc Operations Finance global projects.









We are looking for a strong analytical mindset with prior experience in FP&A / Product Costing


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in finance/Accounting/Business (MBA or Chartered Accountant/CMA preferred) and 1-3 years of experience in finance, ideally in a Manufacturing environment,


  • Experience with financial reporting cycle including annual business planning / budget / recurring forecasting and cost management (standard costing experience preferred),


  • Strong analytics skills and ability to provide in-depth explanation in a synthetic way, capacity to generate insightful outputs,


  • Ability to build effective business relationships, to communicate effectively and desire to take ownership,


  • Strong English, written and oral presentations skills,


  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel & Power Point, ERP experience required – SAP S4 preferred.








  • In Geneva you will be working in a new established, modern open floor office environment with a professional, international and collaborative atmosphere.


  •  FMC offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.


  • At FMC, we are dedicated to the learning and development to our employees and to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute and be recognized as innovators, look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and to love doing it.




See Yourself in FMC, Be Yourself in FMC. We strive to be an inclusive workplace where our employees reflect the community, are valued, find purpose in their work, and grow and contribute to their fullest potential.