Financial operations manager

The role of a Financial operations manager at SUEZ consists of helping to prepare action plans, projects and forecasts within a field of activity, helping operations managers to integrate economic and financial factors into their decisions, instilling an economic and financial culture in operational processes and practices and leading management and forecasting processes.

Assignment

Main activities

Improvement and monitoring of operational and economic performance

  • Searches for areas in which productivity could be improved and optimises the cost/efficiency ratio of operational processes
  • Identifies areas for improvement and helps to define objectives
  • Helps to define action plans and provides support to operations in their implementation


Monitoring commitments and risk management

  • Helps to manage risks and litigation and supervises their resolution


Contribution to accounts

  • Contributes to the quality of the accounts by providing information on any element or event likely to have an impact on the result
  • Takes responsibility to ensure the coherence of operational indicators and financial results in monthly financial reports


Reporting

  • Keeps the Administrative and financial director and auditors up-to-date with all items needed for the calculation of monthly financial reports
  • Shares economic information


Targets/budget

  • Manages the budgetary process within his or her area of responsibility
  • Manages forecasts and the feasibility of financial objectives
  • Participates in projects (tender offers, acquisitions, investments, etc.)
  • Builds and presents the business plans

characteristics

  • Sales: €50 to €150 M

External corporate relations

Customers, suppliers, tax authorities, auditors, banks.
Profile

Required experience

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Training
Baccalaureate, plus 4 or 5 years studying business, management, finance, DSCG.
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Experience
Significant experience in operational or general financial positions.

Key skills required

  • General and cost accounting practices
  • Operational management control and internal controls
  • Financial analysis techniques
  • Establishment of medium-term plans/budgets/revisions
  • Ability to manage cross-functional projects
  • Inter-personal skills
Development

Possibilities for personal development

  • Finance director within other group entities
  • Profit centre manager
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