Operations Finance Analyst - AI Supply

Department:  Finance
Date:  May 1, 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for a Operations Finance Analyst - AI Supply to join a leading agricultural sciences company.

 

About Us

FMC is an agricultural sciences company that advances farming through innovative and sustainable crop protection technologies. From our industry leading discovery pipeline, to unique application systems, to modern biological products, we are passionate about bringing new solutions to farmers around the world. For more than 130 years, FMC has been rooted in agriculture and innovation.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and brought into use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

 

Our six Core Values define who we are and how we do business: Integrity, Safety, Sustainability, Respect for People, Agility and Customer Centricity. Collectively, these values guide us as individuals and as a team of 6,500 people around the world.

 

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

 

About the Role

Based in the AI Regional Head Office in Singapore the primary purpose of this position is to provide Operations Finance analytical support to our AI Sourcing business. The support will include reviewing operating budgets, monthly forecasts and actual results for the sites. Additionally, the position will include developing monthly analysis, reporting and forecasting for operating reviews and providing explanations as necessary. 

This position will report directly to the Operations Finance Manager – AI Supply and will collaborate with key stakeholders in the Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain organizations, as well as our Finance Shared Service Centers in Manila, Philippines and Cork, Ireland.

  • Support the development operating budget for Toll locations and the standard cost setting process including cost equalization across suppliers
  • Prepare financial and management reports – ensure accuracy of financial data and provide financial reports to management in a timely manner
  • Variance analyses – identify, investigate, explain and analyze the key drivers of manufacturing variances
  • Provide product cost visibility to management – report and analyze the cost breakdown of the tolling manufactured materials
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the pricing agreements with tollers/suppliers regarding raw material prices, toll fee and toller-supplied material prices
  • Consolidate pricing and manufacturing data for AI costs analysis - keeping track of all material usages and pricing data, analyze and consolidate collected data to facilitate product cost analysis
  • Monitor the progress of cost-savings projects and manage corresponding contract agreement
  • Handle payment requisition for Non-PO payment (e.g. Project payment)
  • Participate in ad hoc OFPA improvement projects
  • Follow the internal control book procedures and support SOX and internal audit as needed

 

About You

We imagine that you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in financial planning and analysis, product costing, and/or operations finance, within manufacturing/procurement (preferably the chemicals industry)
  • Experience with the financial reporting cycle including development of annual business plan / budget, financial projections / recurring forecasts and operations cost management required
  • Standard costing experience (preferred)
  • ERP System experience required (We are using SAP S4)
  • Ability to build effective business relationships, and interact and communicate effectively
  • Strong English written and oral presentations skills
  • Demonstration of root cause investigation and continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and adapt to change as needed
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office suite to include Excel and Power Point

 

What We Offer

  • Exciting opportunities to learn and grow within a dynamic, results-focused and growth-oriented international business where your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one
  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where you can bring your whole self to work
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

 

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. FMC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.