Finance Business Partner - Sales & Portfolio

Develop, implement and drive Integrated Business Planning in a global leading manufacturing company

With strong Portfolio & Sales knowledge alongside analytical skills and structured way of working, you are able to understand interdependencies, connect relevant dots and identify relevant risks, vulnerabilities and opportunities as input to the Integrated Business Planning process. You show continuous curiosity to learn about the business and its drivers within and beyond your area of scope and implement your learnings to improve the Integrated Business Planning process, content and results. You manage to perform in a constant changing environment, and you are able to mobilize people for business performance improvement purposes.

About the job

As Financial Business Partner - Sales & Portfolio you will play a critical role in the development and implementation of Integrated Business Planning (IBP). You collaborate within a matrix organization with Demand Planning, Commercial Execution, Head of FP&A Sales, BU Controllers, and Product Management as main stakeholders to derive holistic analysis & overview from sales/commercial side to support the reconciliation & IBP Executive Management Team (EMT) reviews. Your tasks will include:

  • Supporting IBP activities through identification of gaps/opportunities that influences downward flow interdependencies and create a holistic financial impact analysis.
  • Cross-functional collaboration to derive & create analysis and insights that highlight risks, vulnerabilities and opportunities that impact the outlook of the business performance from a Sales & Portfolio perspective.
  • Design reconciliation & IBP EMT review material to highlight key focus areas and insights alongside a clear set of required actions.
  • Monitor & challenge Sales/Commercial strategic deliverables development.
  • Create alignment between Demand Planning and Revenue Forecast through governance between demand planning and FP&A sales teams.
  • Monitor and follow up on sales/portfolio actions coming out of the reconciliation reviews/IBP EMT reviews & ensuring that impacts from these actions are captured in relevant demand cycles as well as financial forecasting.

You report into the FP&A Supply Chain organization.

Finance Business Partner with strong IBP as well as Sales & Portfolio experience

You probably hold a Bac. or Master’s degree in Economics as well as some years’ experience working with IBP and Sales & Portfolio related work in an international manufacturing company or as Management Consultant in an acknowledged consultancy firm. Further you possess the following skills and personal traits – you:

  • Are data driven, analytical, structured and have strong business acumen
  • Think holistically and you are great at cross functional team work
  • Have strong communication as well as interpersonal skills

What we bring to the table

We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. People define our company. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages openness, fresh thinking, and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive, and optimistic.

We offer:

  • Challenging and diverse tasks within a multicultural and passionate working environment
  • A responsible position with a high scope for action
  • Cross-functional collaboration with open-minded and innovative teams
  • Flat hierarchies with short decision-making processes
  • Transportation allowance or public transportation card (1st class)
  • Flexible working hours, health insurance contribution and competitive pension plan
  • Attractive training and development opportunities across all career stages
  • A fulltime position (40 hours/week) at our Global Supply Chain & Purchasing Hub in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with a fixed base salary plus bonus.
  • Brand new open office in the heart of Rotterdam

Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume (in English) via our career page. Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration. For questions, please reach out to Partner Arne Kyed at +45 2970 2031 or ak@

About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 35 countries and € 3.1 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. But to deliver results for customers, that technology must be put to work effectively. By people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. Do you want to know more? Check out