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Senior Manager Commercial Finance and FP&A EMEA (f/m/d)

Senior Manager Commercial Finance and FP&A EMEA




TE Connectivity’s Energy business unit is a global leader in the connection, insulation and production products for the Energy market. The business serves the energy utility customers and created a dedicated team to win in the fast-growing renewables and industrial power infrastructure market. With over $0.7 billion revenue, significant presence in key markets across the globe, broad product portfolio, and several reputed brands, the business is among the leaders in its market.

The Energy Business Unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for a Senior Manager Commercial Finance and FP&A EMEA. The Senior Manager will be responsible for the commercial elements, FP&A activities of the EMEA P&L and will closely cooperate with the operations finance team to meet the overall regional P&L objectives. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Finance for Energy and will be the business partner for Energy EMEA Vice President & General Manager.



The Senior Manager Commercial Finance and FP&A EMEA will be responsible for leading key financial planning and forecasting processes, including recommending strategic and operating financial goals for use both internally (strategic/operating plans) and externally (supporting the BU earnings guidance). S/he will also serve as business partner to the Energy EMEA Vice President & General Manager and his Regional Commercial team, set the direction for and lead/ leverage a team of highly skilled and motivated financial analysts in delivery of timely business decision support. The Senior Manager will be expected to influence decision making by senior level regional and business unit management through persuasive analysis and presentation.

The role will appeal to those with aspirations for further personal and career growth as the company seeks to further enhance the overall bench-strength for succession for the roles of Global FP&A Leader or Regional Controllers within the Energy business unit.

The successful candidate will be part of the Energy EMEA BU leadership team. This role will be located in EMEA or at the Energy EMEA regional headquarters in Ottobrunn/ Munich, Germany.




Planning & Control:

  • Lead the regional strategic financial planning process, business partnering with BU FP&A and Strategy, providing 5 year strategy plan deliverables, analysis, and modeling for the EMEA region.
  • Own and lead key financial processes: strategic plan, budget, forecast, month end and flash while working alongside the wider stakeholders to deliver the regional goals.


P&L Management:

  • Provide timely business decision support through conducting of financial analysis, reporting and modeling. Key customers include the Energy EMEA General Manager, EMEA regional Sales Leaders & key business functional leaders (e.g. Product Management, Global FP&A).
  • Provide Free Cash Flow drivers analysis, mainly A/R and restructuring projects and provide recommendations in terms of improvement. Ensure that the regional financial models are accurate and up to date, modelling business scenarios and driving effective business decisions and mitigation plans
  • Own the regional P&L Opex management process & collaborate with the operations finance team to meet the regional P&L objectives
  • Provide support for other ad/hoc requests (e.g. business reviews, non-operations capital expenditure analysis, integration activities, restructuring activities, internal audits etc.)


Cross Functional Collaboration:

  • Set the direction for, lead and leverage the team of highly skilled and motivated financial analysts. The team is responsible for producing timely and accurate business decision support, in addition of providing special project support as required.
  • Partner with the regional General Manager to define the right growth initiatives
  • Collaborate with sales operations to ensure a strong project pipeline to meet our long-term financial objectives.



  • Strive to constantly improve and develop the EMEA Commercial Finance and FP&A function, as part of driving continuous improvement projects around FP&A processes and driving a TEOA-F culture and mind-set within the team
  • Provide insights and recommendations driven by data analytics, advanced modelling techniques and triangulation of external and market data
  • Play an active role in the EMEA S&OP process, pricing analytics and credit control.  
  • Lead efforts to analyze, model, audit, and pay-out bonus plan (AIP, SIP and PMIP) and Opex.


Background should look like:



  • 10+ years of experience in a multinational environment
  • Approximately 5-10 years of business experience in FP&A or Commercial Finance 



  • Advanced financial modeling skills – ability to create pro forma or forecasted Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements.
  • Understanding of macroeconomics factors and how these impacts financial performance (e.g. Income Statement) and ability to incorporate this into financial modeling / scenario analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; Financial system / ERP knowledge a plus (SAP, Hyperion/ HFM, BPC, TED 2.0)



  • Bachelors in Degree in Accountancy or professional accounting qualification (CPA, CIMA or ACCA), Master/ MBA preferred


Leadership Attributes


Ethics and Integrity: Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; Practices what he/she preaches; Is widely trusted; Keeps confidences; Admits mistakes; Doesn’t misrepresent self or others for personal gain; Doesn’t shrink from personal responsibility

Organizational Agility: Maneuvers effectively through complex organizational situations; Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

Business Partnership: Contributes to the creation and execution of the regional commercial strategy; Serves as the key strategic partner to the EMEA General Manager. Lead on all finance related matters; Drives business performance and value creation by providing business insights

Decision Quality: Makes good decisions and exercises sound judgement based on objective analysis, wisdom gained from experience, and key stakeholder input; Sought out by others for advice and solutions


Enterprise Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to balance the goals of the region along with the broader interests of the business unit and enterprise; Acts in the best interest of TE, not just the EMEA Region or BU; Delivers differentiated value by bringing the total resources of the company to customers

Communication and Interpersonal Savvy: Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills; Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization; Expresses himself/herself clearly and succinctly; Knows when to be direct as well as diplomatic; Embraces diversity and relates well to employees at all levels of the organization

Composure and Personal Resilience: Exhibits calmness under pressure; Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; Handles stress with dignity and grace; Leads by example in a crisis

Talent Development: Is a good judge of talent; Hires the best people available from inside or outside the organization; Demonstrates a track record of developing future leaders; Deals effectively with challenging personnel situations

Followership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate and align team members and peers around a common vision of the future; Invites input from each person and shares ownership and accountability for results; Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; Shares wins and successes; Fosters open dialogue

Command Skills: Relishes leading; Takes unpopular stands if necessary; Encourages direct and tough debate, but isn't afraid to end it and move on; Is looked to for direction in a crisis; Faces adversity head on; Energized by tough challenges

Problem Solving: Innovative and thoughtful in solving difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Is excellent at honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious

Self-Awareness & Development: Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; Picks up on the need to change; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve



Managing and Measuring Work

Building Effective Teams

Motivating Others

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

SET: Strategy, Execution, and Talent


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Finance Teams are responsible for economic research, analysis of profit-and-loss income statements and preparation of reports on findings to make recommendations to management. They generate forecasts and analyze trends in sales, finance and other areas of business. The Finance Teams also create financial models of "what if" scenarios to help future business planning decisions.

What your background should look like:


Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  71971
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

Job Segment: Financial, Outside Sales, ERP, Sales Operations, Developer, Finance, Sales, Technology

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