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BM Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - AP (Cheonan / Guangzhou)

UBM Cheonan
Umicore Battery Materials

Posted on 14-05-2024

About Umicore


Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?



About UBM


We are all on the move. Umicore’s battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.



What you will be doing


* Working location : Cheonan or Guangzhou


  • Ensure solid, timely and qualitative Financial and ESG reporting on actuals and forecasting for the respective entities.

  • Monitor the financial performance of these entities and initiate corrective action when required. Review and initiate actions towards completeness and correctness of the financial statements including intercompany transactions and eliminations for all UBM entities.  

  • Own and manage the financial and ESG performance consolidation process of the respective entities and support the global consolidation manager with correct information for the global consolidation process.

  • Identify and analyse the financial result and sensitivities and provide input to BU and Group mgt to support decision making.

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of IFRS, Group reporting and other disclosure requirements.  Interact with Group Controlling & Consolidation on these matters

  • Support the BU and Group Finance for specific BU wide financial topics in the annual audit with external auditors

  • Contributes to the yearly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) of the BU by coordinating the financial consolidation of the IBP and participate in scenario/business case & financial improvement simulations, providing the impact on the financials.



Who we are looking for



  • Master in Finance

  • 8-10 years progressive accounting experience in global consolidation and financial reporting and advanced budgeting and controlling expertise

  • Solid Knowledge of IFRS and primary financial statements and controlling modelling

  • Experience with consolidation systems

  • Exposure to an environment with global reach

  • SAP financial modules experience is preferred

  • Expertise skills in Microsoft tools, especially Excel

  • Able to work independently, taking initiative to improve business and processes.

  • Good peoples manager and communicator.

  • Able to prioritize among multiple tasks, working with deadlines.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Well-structured.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Flexibility & sense of initiative.

  • Solution and result oriented mindset.

  • Hands-on and system mentality

  • Fast learner

  • Fluent in English



What we offer


We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?



If our battery materials can boost the range of e-cars, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?