Who we are:

ACT is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. Working at the center of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate action targets, no matter how ambitious. Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, renewable energy markets, energy efficiency, renewable fuels, and carbon credits.

ACT delivers tailor-made solutions from offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris, enabling its partners to join the environmental revolution and pursue more sustainable futures.

 


What you'll do:

As a FP&A Analyst you will be part of the Finance & Operations team of ACT Commodities, working with an international product and client portfolio. This makes for a very diverse and challenging environment, which reflects in the job as well - this isn't the usual analyst role. Because we are currently experiencing rapid growth in our scale-up phase, our departments are going through changes and process improvements as well as new software implementations. You will get the chance to experience this new era of business at ACT and have an impact by making your ideas heard. We want someone open-minded and eager to learn who can think outside the box.

The Commodities Finance team includes the LOC Commodities Financial Director, a Finance Leader, two financial controllers and two accountants. Reporting to the FP&A Manager, you will be responsible for handling key market sizing analysis, forward book calculations, creating Power BI reports, financial models, and the preparation of presentation materials. You will work in close coordination with the Global and Commodities FP&A Managers, the Financial Director, and the wider operations and front office teams. In a nutshell, your tasks will be:

  • Supporting strategic decision making & business development (organic & inorganic) through business cases & product/market analysis
  • Development and ownership of Annual Budget & Long-Term Strategic Plan for the P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash-Flow
  • Driving insight for key performance indicators such as revenue, gross margin & EBITDA
  • Investigating the profitability & ROI of current products, understand relevant market trends & the potential impact on business
  • Conducting market size, market share and customer/competitor analysis for products and services
  • Pricing analysis in cooperation with Risk Department
  • Setting up and monitoring KPIs for the business
  • Developing detailed reporting and analysis related to our forward book (for example, sensitivities), including building BI reporting
  • Several ad hoc reporting upon request in relation to (e.g.) expected profitability for the month/quarter to go.
  • Preparing and owning key Excel models on business performance and strategic outlook
  • Preparing and coordinating presentation material for management and board level stakeholders

 

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Accountancy; Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics is preferred
  • 2-4 years’ experience working within financial planning and analysis or strategy related roles within the energy industry, banking, or management consulting
  • Quantitative skills and mindset: Proven Advanced Excel (VBA, pivots, complex formulas), PowerPoint and Power BI skillset is required
  • Ability to understand complex business cases and communicate effectively at all levels & articulate ideas, financial results & actionable recommendations (English);
  • Excellent knowledge and use of English (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of, or interest in, European energy markets
  • Preferably experienced in the use of business intelligence/planning tools and implementation
  • Willingness to “do what it takes” to get the job done
  • Hands on, ambitious and analytical with good problem-solving skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work autonomously, challenge current ideas & process, take initiative, and manage projects
  • Ability to work in fast paced, dynamic setting with tight deadlines, and ad hoc analysis requests
  • Proven ability to be a business partner, with strong business acumen
  • Proven ability of working with different stakeholders & having international exposure

 

What we offer:

  • Challenging and exciting work environment with a flat hierarchy
  • Being part of a big Finance team of experienced professionals
  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme
  • Collective health insurance discount & corporate pension scheme
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year
  • NS Business card (depending on your residence)
  • Target incentives (company weekend, themed dinners, gifts)
  • Company trainings for communication & personal development
  • In-house Life Coach.

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