The DOVISTA Group is a group of leading companies and brands on the North European market for vertical windows and doors. The group consists of a number of independent brands, and its more than 4,000 employees manufacture and market windows and doors in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Ireland, Poland and Lithuania.
The DOVISTA Group is owned by the Danish company DOVISTA A/S. DOVISTA A/S is owned 100% by the Danish company VKR Holding A/S – one of Denmark’s most highly regarded companies with a staff of about 16.000 employees and activities in more than 40 countries. This new position is located at the head office in Horsens.
Finance Business Partner – Logistics
Can you take the lead on creating financial transparency and providing counselling related to global logistics at DOVISTA? Can you contribute with high quality analysis with a constant focus on performance management – to strengthen the business decision making process? And would you like to be a part of a new journey defining your own role along the way? If so, you might be our new Finance Business Partner embracing this exciting role.
DOVISTA Group is currently awaiting final approval of the purchase of ARBONIA window division that are expected to add further 2,500 employees and production facilities across Europe to the Group. Due to that acquisition, Operations and Finance is currently undergoing a major transformation to support the future scale of the business, driving shared Excellence across the organisation.
As a major part of that transformation, we are looking for a financial sparring partner for Logistics and Quality, who will become a trusted member of the Operations Finance organisation. You will have first-hand information on strategic and tactical issues across the global organisation. You will provide management and stakeholders with analysis, insights and recommended actions in relation to the financial performance of logistics and quality. You use your deep business understanding to analyse business targets, and work with gap closing activities toward the targets following up on the results.
Key responsibilities include:
- Act as business partner on unit level by proactively supporting and constructively impacting and challenging the Logistics and Quality management team and organization in the execution of business plans
- Harmonization and alignment of financial processes, cost drivers & reports across Logistics and Quality
- Global process owner of budgeting and forecasting processes in Logistics and Quality
- Monthly Performance meetings & follow up
- Production controlling for our Service Factory located in Ringkøbing
- Drive overall Global Financial KPI development and framework for Group Logistics
- Initiate Logistic Review Meetings – prepare material/presentations, facilitate review meetings, follow up on actions and gap closing activities
You will enjoy close cooperation with your colleagues in Operations and will also be involved in cross functional projects, compliance work and other related tasks.
Who are you?
To be successful in this role we believe that you have a master degree in economics and at least 3-5 years of previous experience. You have fulfilled a similar role in larger organisations or worked as a finance consultant or controller. It is an extra plus if you have experience from logistics finance. You have experience in presenting complex data to senior stakeholders and are used to work in a high paced global environment at all corporate levels. You have a solid knowledge of Excel and it would be an advantage, if you know SAP and Business Warehouse Solutions. Furthermore, you are fluent in English.
On a more personal level, you have a curious mindset that encourages you to investigate new possibilities working in an international environment under constant change. You have solid communication skills with the ability to explain complex financial data, and you use your business acumen and analytical mindset to successfully overcome challenges. You are used to working in an environment of constant change. Lastly, you can foster a work environment of trust and respect, and you are comfortable using your personal power and persistency to get your ideas through.