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Group Financial Planning & Analysis (f/m)

Group Financial Planning & Analysis (f/m)

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As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


The Group FP&A Business Partner (m/f) is a critical resource to support management in financial planning and decision making. You will manage the financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting and StratPlan process, provide analysis and recommendations to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities. This includes assuring developing quality reports, variance analysis, and financial modeling. This position works closely with the commercial and operational finance teams as well as with Corporate Headquarter. You will report to Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) for BBIO and work closely with the Group CFO.


  • Proactively participate and support in development and preparation of strategic plans, annual budgets, quarterly forecasts and monthly updates.
  • Support the Finance Management in the setting of targets that balance revenue growth, operating profitability and cash flow across all Divisions and the Group, identify risks and manage opportunities.
  • Assess business performance and results against both the annual budget and long-term strategy.
  • Analysis and interpretation of trends, preparation of financial and management reports and procedures and the presentation of findings and specific recommendations to senior management.
  • Understand key product line /business line operating metrics and measure functional performance to the established goals.
  • Supply regular and quality business reports based on agreed metric and KPI systems/dashboards.
  • Provide business insight through the effective use of available tools, systems and processes to generate critical financial and operational data for the Divisions/Group. Supply regular and consistent business reports of agreed-to metrics and KPI's to ensure visibility and accountability for business results. 
  • Make actionable recommendations on strategy and operations, using solid planning, forecasting, predictive analytics and results monitoring.
  • Contribute to the development of standard financial processes, with a focus on implementing common financial processes and practices globally across division.
  • Support in maintaining the appropriate environment of internal financial controls in all aspects of the Division. Ensure the consistent implementation of Bruker Corporate’s accounting policies.
  • Participate in important Division initiatives, Restructuring, M&A and others.
  • Establish productive working relationships within the BBIO Commercial and Operations Finance teams, Regional and Corporate Finance to facilitate effective information sharing.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as Manager Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills with accounting and financial reporting experience
  • Strong SAP and Microsoft Office, esp. Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience in Business Intelligence
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong team player, time management skills, with a deadline orientation; ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Fluent English and German language skills are required, French is an advantage
  • Work location Ettlingen (Area Karlsruhe, Germany)

You will find perspectives in an interesting, dynamic and interdisciplinary environment and possibilities for further personal development in an international and lively company. Do you like being on the forefront of technology? Then we are looking forward to receiving your complete online application. Please note that we only accept online applications.