Lead FP&A


Position: Lead FP&A Analyst – CDMO business

Reporting to the Senior Manager FP&A and located at Brussels site but will need to travel to Amsterdam twice a month to work with the Global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team and site CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization) business managers. 


As Lead FP&A Analyst you are responsible within the CDMO business unit in Brussels and Amsterdam for supporting Prothya Biosolutions' strategic, long-term financial plans, operational analysis, and assessment efforts. 

You will work closely with the leadership team, department managers, and the Global FP&A team to establish and control budgets, forecast and to report monthly actuals and explain variances in sales and gross margin. 

You will also develop longer-term forecasts, facilitate effective, data-driven decision-making, and drive insight into the business strategy and performance for Prothya Biosolutions.  

You also take the lead in the optimization and implementation of IT systems such as SAP necessary to monitor your business unit and you propose and implement financial process improvements.

Main responsibilities:

  • You deliver and improve monthly and annual financial report requirements of the CDMO business unit including product & production analysis, income statements, balance sheet, cash flow statements and supporting analysis (sales, gross margin, costs).

  • You collaborate and coordinate with the Global FP&A team and senior management to develop and analyze annual operating budgets including detailed product costing analysis and variances.

  • You implement framework and financial analysis tools to support and advice our senior management decision-making and facilitate efficient operations, i.e. cost and FTE models, benchmarks, optimal resource and R&D investment allocation and capital expenditure.

  • You develop valuation models and analytics on new business development and/or strategic partnering transactions and new investment assessments. 

  • You analyze current financial processes and optimize them while ensuring the reliability of financial information.

  • You set up/improve in collaboration with the sister company based in Amsterdam a system of costing and work in progress of the production process.

  • You coordinate quarterly and full year financial forecasts and provide analysis and expert insight on impacts versus budget. 

  • You participate as an integral member of the Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP) process representing CDMO finance.

  • You contribute to the implementation of strategic developments under the direction of the Finance Manager (carry out various projects in the finance department (e.g. SAP improvements).

  • You assist the Finance Manager in his financial and analytical tasks and provide back-up to the team


  • Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field; 

  • Between 5 and 7 years combined financial planning and analysis, corporate finance and/or consulting experience in an international industrial / production plant environment;

  • Experience in the biotechnology and pharma industry; experience in international commercial finance is an asset;

  • Strategic business partner with the ability to accurately frame and integrate strategic and tactical initiatives and collaborate effectively with senior leadership;

  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills; ability to understand and perform advanced business and financial assessments;

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;

  • Proven track record in decision support, business analysis, and strategic analysis;

  • Effective in a changing and dynamic work environment;

  • Very good written, verbal and communication skills;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with and effectively influence others;

  • Extensive knowledge of SAP or a similar platform;

  • Advanced level of proficiency of Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite applications or related software;

  • Ability to converse effectively in Dutch, English and French;

  • You are based at our Brussels site and available to travel to Amsterdam twice a month (initially two days a week for a few months) to work with the Global FP&A team and site CDMO business managers.

Our Company 

Prothya Biosolutions produces plasma preparations (including known products such as Cofact, Nanogam and Albuman). In addition, Prothya collects, tests and supplies blood plasma to purification and production sites worldwide. Prothya Biosolutions' mission is to provide healthcare organizations worldwide with high-quality plasma products. The company does this by creating value for partners and contributing to the health of people who depend on essential plasma proteins. Hence, Prothya's slogan: Creating Value, Sustaining Life. The company has various office and production locations in the Netherlands and Belgium and employs around 1,000 people.

We offer

Prothya Biosolutions BE is part of an international biopharmaceutical group which offers long-term career perspectives and invests actively in on-the-job training.

In return for your performance, you shall receive a competitive salary, group and health insurance, meal vouchers, and eco-cheques, as well as a Flex Reward Plan. The Flex Reward Plan is a flexible compensation system through which employees can create a budget from their current salary components. Thanks to this plan, they can enjoy, on a voluntary basis and according to their personal choice, a series of benefits that Prothya Biosolutions BE offers once a year.

We also offer an attractive holiday system exceeding the legal holidays.

Furthermore, we value mutual respect and diversity is our strength.

For each Prothya Biosolutions BE employee, from operators to the CEO, engagement means showing initiative. We expect all colleagues to contribute to achieving our annual objectives in order to take the organization towards it future challenges and successes.

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