Director, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
Are you interested in setting the financial agenda for LEGO Education?
Bring your excellent analytical skillset combined with commercial business understanding and challenge the business through proactive financial analysis.
As our head of Financial Planning & Analysis, you will lead a team of 6 financial specialists based in Billund, Denmark. Additionally, you will join the leadership team of “Planning, Operations and Finance”, where you will be part of ensuring an aligned direction for finance, operations and strategic planning.
Your success criterion is to drive an agenda of actively challenging the organization through financial insights and analysis. This will enable you and the team to continuously be on top of the financial storyline for the business. Through translating analysis into actionable recommendations, you ensure that we continue to add new value. You will do this based on strong ownership and execution of core financial deliveries such as:
• Core financial processes such as financial estimates and financial long term planning
• The financial reporting platform
• Activity-based costing analyses
• The pricing process in the organisation
Play your part in our team succeeding
LEGO Education delivers playful learning experiences to preschools, schools and afterschool programmes. We are based on the fundamental wish that we want every child to succeed. We believe that all children should reach their full potential by being an active participant in the learning experience.
Your team’s financial insights will be at the core of the decision-making processes that underline our overall purpose, and you will have an important impact on the organization. The financial agenda needs to cater for the entire value chain of LEGO Education, which requires your team to be clear of trade-off’s and prioritization.
Do you have what it takes?
You are well-versed in leading a team of financial specialists, and you are an active member of the team. This is underlined by your holistic mindset and analytical skillset, which enable you to see through data and quickly spot trends and insights. Having done just that, you know how to translate financial deliveries into actionable challenges and recommendations in a way that makes sense to and contribute to the business.
To succeed in doing so, we imagine that you:
• Have a master’s degree in economics
• Have 8+ years of experience in a finance specialist function, preferable with a full value chain perspective
• Have 3+ years of leadership experience managing min. 5 direct reports
• Preferably have experience with SAP
• Speak and write English effortlessly
Join the global LEGO® family
Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.
The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”
Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.
“The role offers a very exciting opportunity to join a diverse and driven team. You will play a core role in terms of defining our financial agenda, and by converting financial data into insights, you will achieve a high impact on the business”
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