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Senior Lead Business Finance Analyst - Circular and Low Carbon Solutions


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82676
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Business Finance C&LC
Division:  Circular and Low Carbon Solutions


This is Lyondellbasell


As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role


You will provide support to our newly formed Circular and Low Carbon Solutions business and its partners leading the annual performance planning, forecasting, reporting and analyzing financial results. Furthermore one of the key roles of this person will support the business in other financial matters/activities including mergers and acquisitions. You will ensure the reporting is reliable and has all the accurate information to maximize financial business performance and partners with the commercial and operating teams to derive shareholder value.

These are your roles & responsibilities


  • Preparation of the monthly rolling financial forecast – income statement and working capital – for the business on basis of the S&OP process, input from Procurement and financial forecast models
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of the financial forecasting models
  • Analysis of the actual monthly business results and comparison to performance plan and forecast
  • Liaise with manufacturing/asset optimization for individual production plant cost reporting and margin analysis
  • Reporting and presenting of actual business results to senior and executive management
  • Preparation of business annual performance plan and fixed cost annual performance plan in cooperation with senior business management
  • Support business, segment and finance management in accounting and other financial matters with respect to the business
  • Participates in due diligence and integration of M&A efforts and process improvement initiatives
  • Plans own activities according to deadlines

This is what you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance 
  • MBA or other advanced degree is an advantage
  • 8+ years of experience in planning, forecasting and financial analysis
  • Experience with OneStream, SAP and CIW/AO is a plus
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively as a team member, and achieve results through the contributions of other people within and outside the immediate organization 
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Solid information technology skills are required to access company data in support of performance management processes and to identify profitability improvement opportunities
  • Advanced analytical skills including spreadsheets, database, graphics, statistical forecasting and modeling
  • Advanced PC skills, including Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, databases, graphics, financial modeling
  • Fluent in English

This is who you are


Drive for results
Knowledge Management, 
Evaluation and Analysis
Communication and Facilitation
Influencing People
Time Management

This is what we offer


We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.



Please feel free to contact Dennie Verberne at dennie.verberne @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.


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