FP&A Senior Analyst

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
April 17, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08153

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

FP&A Senior Analyst

Job Summary


On March 28, 2024, Imerys Group (www.imerys.com) published a press release announcing it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Flacks Group  for the contemplated divestment of its assets producing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (“GCC”), precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”), and talc, which primarily serve the paper markets in North Americas, South America, Asia and Europe.

The future company formed by all these industrial sites, kaolin mine, port and logistic hubs is foreseen to start its operation under a new brand in the course of 2024. It will offer mineral solutions for industries worldwide. Currently serving mostly the paper and board markets , the new company will use its global footprint, unique assets and longstanding know-how to develop new business opportunities and foster innovation. Sustainability is a core value of this company.

With an annual revenue of around 350 million euros in 2023, this activity will employ about 1000 employees. The Company needs to reinforce the existing teams to operate as a standalone organization but also to meet its ambitious development plans.


  • 400 meur revenues business. International footprint (40 locations in 16 countries)
  • LBO / Spin-off.
  • Strong cash management focus
  • Implementation of a new consolidation and reporting architecture

Role overview

  • Responsible for short- and long-term financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and financial analysis in general.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of tools to help driving decision making.
  • High emphasis on Bottom Line and Cash forecasting and optimization planning

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead and manage the monthly reporting (P&L, Cash, Variances, OWC)
  • Drive and coordinate the annual budget & forecasting processes
  • Key contact and technical lead for the FP&A community across the group
  • Develop routine and dashboards to support business decisions and take actions in problem solving. Contribute to process improvement initiatives. Optimize Work Processes and focus on continuous improvement.
  • Participate or Lead Ad Hoc projects initiated by the Group

Qualifications & Experience

  • Masters degree in Finance or Accounting related field
  • 5 - 10 years of related experience in financial control department, in a multinational and industrial environment

Skills & Person Specification

  • Strong understanding of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, scenario analysis, and risk assessment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Cost and cash optimization culture, strongly result oriented
  • High proficiency with IT tools (Microsoft and Google suite, business intelligicence and database tools, ...)
  • Self driven ; Ability to lead with uncertainty
  • Fluent English

Typical profile

Financial controller at Business Unit or Group Level

Position Type

Full time



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