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Head FP&A Finland

Date: 03-Feb-2023

Location: Kuopio, FI, 70501

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings.


Can you be the driver in financial partnership, planning & analysis?


Jeld Wen Finland offers you the opportunity to set direction…


Role Summary & Purpose

FP&A lead is responsible for driving forward the commercial and operational activities of the country organisation as business partner to the country commercial / operations and support services leads, providing financial oversight, reporting, analysis & supporting key business & strategic decisions with Country P&L, BS, CF responsibility. 


Furthermore the role as lead of FP&A is to be a strong communicator, aswell as financial advisor within the larger matrix corporate manufacturing company, where you are able to set direction for the FP&A team and extract the right information from the financial reporting, leadership meetings etc.


The right candidate for this role should apply a strong can do attitude and be eager to go above and beyond, to get the right results in FP&A.


The role has the possibility of being possessed as a hybrid role, where you can be anywhere in Finland and where travel activity is expected.


What your impact will be


  • Financially validating, reporting, forecasting & insight to commercial, operational & support services performance, including volume, price, mix, inflation, productivity/sourcing savings, cost out actions, TWC and capex projects, new business, new product and markets
  • Provision of key commercial, operational and support services related KPI’s and analysis for actual, forecast, budget, the Monthly Operating Report (MOR), board packs and any other reporting
  • Working with Head of Accounting and ensuring accounting is complete and accurate
  • Governance over commercial and operational related activities and FP&A reporting deadlines
  • Add tangible financial value through ownership of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and longer-term strategic planning
  • Spend analysis / forecasting for COGS OH and SG&A teams
  • Preparing & presenting country performance, inc. high quality reporting and analytics to provide actionable insights across the business.
  • Providing data and reporting to support the challenging of ROI of key commercial and operational decisions.
  • Overall responsibility for the FP&A teams for your country



What you'll need to succeed


  • Experience of working in a multi country/cultural role
  • Excellent business acumen and sound financial understanding of what underpins performance along with the ability to communicate numeric and financial information to non-Finance stakeholders
  • Good relationship management and influencing skills
  • Strong and effective team manager who enjoys developing people
  • Experience within a sizeable Manufacturing or Construction business
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and facilitate a continuous improvement culture
  • Comfortable working with big data sets and translating results into meaningful analysis and incorporating into forecasts
  • Advanced excel skills with experience and initiative in building robust financial models
  • Experience working in a global matrix managed organization






JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services