Posted time 31/01/24 Location Amsterdam, Genova, Madrid

Role Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as a FP&A Analyst to work in a global trading environment as a valued partner to provide analytical and strategic support to the coffee business unit and work closely with senior management to support high quality decision making.

Volcafe Ltd is one of the worldโ€™s leading international green coffee trading companies, operating in over 20 countries globally. Our expertise spans green coffee procurement and preparation, sustainability, blending, quality control, risk management and export as well as importing and distribution. We supply the worldโ€™s major coffee roasters and retail distributors with their green coffee requirements, with significant strategic growth ambitions for the future. We are part of ED&F Man Commodities, a world leading trader of agricultural products including coffee, sugar, molasses, and animal feed.

Volcafe works across the whole green coffee supply chain to make coffee business better, together with our partners and employees. We have built and operate sustainable coffee supply chains across all our origins, addressing key economic, social and environmental issues in coffee farming communities. Our Volcafe Way farmer support programme engages with thousands of coffee farmers and provides a holistic response to the challenges they face.

THIS ROLE COULD BE BASED FROM OUR AMSTERDAM, MADRID OR GENOVA, ITALY OFFICES.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the FP&A Manager in the creation of high-quality management information in a timely manner for the business unit level and corporate centre, as directed by the coffee business unit CFO and senior leadership team.
  • Maintain highly effective relationships with the finance directors and regional controllers for all coffee entities, as well as ensuring a collaborative relationship with the corporate centre.
  • Provides support in designing, developing, and maintaining:
    • High quality, accurate and timely reporting (monthly, forecast and budget reporting for quarterly updates).
    • Monthly OPEX and working capital analysis and reports.
    • KPIยดs to measure and optimize the business.
    • Project management – support the senior team with project work by producing financial models, challenging assumptions, managing internal stakeholders, presenting data-driven recommendations, and assisting with execution.
    • Global optimization and value generation projects for the coffee business.
  • Support the FP&A Manager, in preparing financial and strategic presentations for the Coffee business.
  • Seek efficiency and change management opportunities within the organization.

Skills and Experience

  • BA in Economics, Finance or Accounting.
  • Previous experience as a Financial Analyst in a multinational environment.
  • Experience using Hyperion proficiently.
  • Good level of business and commercial acumen.
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) and relationship builder; hands-on and self-driven, not in need of a high level of oversight and supervision.
  • Experience in preparing professional reports and presentations.
  • Project management skills.
  • Proactive, goal orientated and collaborative.

As an ever-friendly reminder: Researchers have found that men apply to roles when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Women and other underrepresented groups tend to apply only when they check every box. If you are interested, but don’t feel like you meet every single point on the job description, please still apply!

Our Offer

We provide a fast-paced, stimulating and truly global environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the global leaders in soft commodity trading.

Our Values

Respect, Integrity, Meritocracy, Client Focus, Entrepreneurship

Volcafe shares the values of our parent company, ED&F Man Commodities. Our values define who we are. They are the fundamental beliefs that determine our actions and guide our behaviour. They influence the way we communicate and collaborate, and define the way we engage with our clients, partners, and communities.

Our Commitment

Volcafe shares the commitment of our parent company, ED&F Man Commodities. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and are focussed on actively building and developing diverse teams. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law.

We are willing to make any reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process.

To apply you must have the right to work for the provided location.