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CF Business Finance Manager NAM-Princeton, NJ.

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  FINANCE

CF Business Finance Manager NAM

Princeton, NJ, US




The Business Finance Lead is responsible for implementing global planning and analysis processes in the region. You will support the implementation of a strong local S&OP process & Inventory loss review process with active participation.


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


 Your key responsibilities

  • Support CF and FF Finance Heads to execute P&B strategy for NAM Region and Agilex company. Implementing Global Planning and Analysis process and tools in the Region in line with company guidelines.
  • Ensure strategic partnership with the Head of Perfumery for CF and FF Divisions in NAM and his/her Leadership Team. Provide accurate, relevant, timely financial & non-financial analyses to the Business Unit: figures validated by controlling for monthly activities, latest estimates, budget or business cases for investments, business developments or strategic scenarios.
  • Ensure the decision-making process is sustained by figures validated by Finance, be it for monthly activities, latest estimates, budget or business cases for investments or strategic scenarios.
  • Be the ambassador of financial and controlling culture promoting internal tools, full P&L performance analysis, Working Capital and Business Cases tracking during monthly management reviews and management meetings.
  • Support the implementation of a strong local S&OP process & Inventory loss review process with actively participation.
  • Be active contributor in the DSM-Firmenich transformation journey including Digital/ERP transformation, enhancing process based on company standards.
  • Actively support local finance team in ongoing internal / external audits for all areas related to business.
  • Participate in Business projects- e.g. Customer negotiations, Variable pay targets, etc.

We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You bring

  • Minimum of 5-6 years relevant finance experience as Finance Analyst or Business Controller, preferable with commercial finance experience.
  • Hand-on professional, proficiency in SAP, Excel, Power BI, or similar data management tools.
  • Experienced on Financial Modeling, Budgeting & Forecasting, with strong analytical skills and proven accreditation on Accounting Standards (IFRS & US GAAP).
  • Strong business and strategic acumen, demonstrating courage and conviction to drive change and to positively challenge and convey opinions at Executive meetings. 
  • Team player, hands-on, good communication and ability to adapt to multiple interlocutors. Effective and professional communication and organization skills. Self-motivated, resilient, capacity to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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