Head of Financial Planning, Analysis & Financial Relations - Plano Texas, USA

Job Description

**** This position will be based in United States ***

Head of Financial Planning, Analysis & Financial Relations

Mission / Position Headline: 

The Head of Financial Planning, Analysis & Financial Relations is responsible for delivering annual budget, forecasts and reviews, ongoing business performance monitoring, reporting, analysis and insights as well as supporting financial modelling and post-merger reviews. He/She will work closely with the Strategy & Marketing group of DI SW, DI Operating Company functions and Siemens Finance and Investor Relations to ensure a consistent financial picture is presented.

Responsible for internal presentation of Siemens DI SW Financials to DI SW, DI and Siemens and managing internal relationships and feedback


As the Head of Financial Planning, Analysis & Financial Relations this role will be responsible for:

  • Leads, Influences and has Strong Involvement in the following areas:
    • M&A activity, 
    • Siemens PL Segments, 
    • GSM&S 
  • Influences Global Executives (Global DI Division, Siemens AG, etc) in relations to business planning and communications for DI SW (Siemens PL)
  • Develop and/ or implement leading practice processes for business planning, budgeting, performance monitoring and analysis, financial modelling, and post-merger reviews
  • Oversee the annual budgeting cycle, including budget development as well as periodic business reviews 
  • Analyses and monitors financial performance of Portfolio units based on monthly and quarterly closings as well as Budget
  • Draw reliable and timely financial and non-financial data and information together from a range of sources and provide thorough analysis, insights and options to enable the Leadership Team to make sound business decisions 
  • Compile disclosure and financial data for use by senior management in meetings and discussions with Division Management or Managing Board Members
  • Supporting DI SW BU management and the Head of Finance with the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, including developing accurate, compelling, and comprehensive written communications/presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Build financial models for BU disclosure
  • Projects and support M&A activities across the finance function as needed
  • Design and deliver performance reporting and analytics for a range of business requirements focused on the key drivers 
  • Contribute broadly to strategic and operational priorities, discussions and decisions and drive collaboration and sharing of best practice
  • Actively participate in Business Unit, Operating Company and Siemens-wide programs, initiatives and projects as required
  • Collaborate across departments to ensure a consistent financial picture is presented 
  • Manages the BU Performance Controlling organization, and coordinates with related Professional teams.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

It would be valuable if the Head of Financial Planning, Analysis & Financial Relations also had these experiences:
  • Long-time (>7 years) professional experience, ideally in different business types and with strong focus on Controlling / Finance (both operational and methodical)
  • MBA / Master’s degree in Finance, Business or Accounting preferred 
  • Experience in supervisory role required
  • Experience in accounting / commercial management of customer projects advantageous
  • Knowledge in the area of finance IT-applications (e.g. EPM, SAP, Esprit)
  • International assignments / experience advantageous 
  • Analytical Capabilities
  • Strong PowerPoint skills
  • Strong Internal Siemens network
  • Experience in Software Industry a strong plus, though not required 

Job ID: 109998

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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