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Reporting CIP Lead


Veghel, NB, NL, 5466




About Mars, Incorporated 

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.


Corporate Consolidation and Reporting CIP Lead

Location: Netherlands - Veghel, VEG


A day in the life of an Associate

As part of the Global Management Reporting Center of Exellence, the Continuous Improvements (CIP) Lead will be working on enhancements and fixes of HELIOS, the global financial management reporting system. The CIP Lead will also act as a liaison with other parts of the Corporate FP&A team to ensure changes are implemented in lock step in both systems.


Key Responsibilities

  • Play a vital role in CIPs for management reporting systems.
  • Translates high level definitions of requirements into detailed business requirements documents.
  • Partners with the Mars IS report development team to turn Business Requirements into development of new or changed reports/functionalities.
  • Responsible to coordinate the business testing steps and roll-out sign off required for new developments.
  • The testing phase of new developments may require additional resources (business users or temp resources in FP&A team) to support this phase. The jobholder will be responsible for coordinating this and manage the workload and planning of these resources. 
  • Management of the Change Request database and present new report development requests to Report Leaders
  • Coordinate change efforts with other Corporate FP&A Teams


What are we looking for?

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Finance / Business Economics
  • Significant working experience within management reporting overall, and financial reporting system administration.
  • Strong and advanced communication, motivating and influencing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship builder in a broad direction: global, regional, local finance teams from local functional experts to Sr. finance managers/directors.
  • Strong analytical and financial reporting skills
  • High learning agility
  • Speaks fluent English
  • Key Functional Competencies: Good understanding of Essbase or similar multidimensional, financial reporting system and Project management skills
  • Mars supporting competencies: dealing with ambiguity, Technical Expertise, Drive for Results, Influencing others and Priority Setting


Do what you love and love what you do. Are you up for a career at Mars?

Let a job at Mars be more than just a job: apply online using the link below and start your journey.

For more information about the job please contact Gabor Badonfai  ( For questions about the process you can contact Hanneke Smith (Talent Acquisition Lead +31611865906).





Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


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