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FP&A Analyst

Vacancy details

General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   




Position description

Employment Type

Regular Full Time



Main Goal

The FP&A Analyst for Research & Development plays a crucial role in supporting the financial planning and analysis activities within the R&D function. This position reports directly to the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager while also maintaining a dotted-line reporting relationship with the VP of Research & Development. The R&D FP&A Analyst collaborates with cross-functional teams, collects and interprets financial data, and contributes to budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes specific to research and development initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Job description

• Financial Analysis and Reporting: Perform in-depth financial analysis related to R&D projects, budgets, and expenses, providing actionable insights to optimize resource allocation.

• Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with FP&A and R&D teams to develop and manage budgets and forecasts for research projects and various resources, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.

• CAPEX Projects: Analyze, consolidate, and monitor CAPEX projects, including ROI analysis, financial consequences, and project advancement tracking.

• Cost Control Analysis: Monitor and analyze R&D operational expenditures, identify cost-saving opportunities, and implement measures to control expenses while maintaining project quality.

• Variance Analysis: Conduct variance analysis to track actual financial performance (including OPEX, CAPEX, new headcount, R&D Capitalization) against budgets and forecasts, highlighting key drivers and recommending adjustments as needed.

• Reporting: Prepare and present financial reports, dashboards, and presentations to communicate R&D financial performance to Finance & R&D senior management and stakeholders.

• Collaboratione Wwith the R&D Business Analyst to calculate, update, and communicate vital research-related financial ratios, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.

• Cost Capitalization: Calculate Research cost capitalization, ensure adherence to accounting standards IFRS and company policies, and report figures for consolidation using SAP Hana.

• Ad-Hoc Analysis: Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis and provide decision support as requested by senior management.

• Data Structuring and Harmonization: Contribute to FP&A key projects aimed at structuring and harmonizing financial reporting data, ensuring consistency and accuracy.

Skills: what we expect of you

Education & work experience required:
• Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; MBA or advanced finance certification is a plus.
• 3 to 5 2 to 3 years of financial analysis experience .
• Strong analytical skills and proficiency in financial modeling and data analysis
• Excellent communication and presentation skills for effectively conveying financial information to various stakeholders.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional and international team.
• Fluency in English required, French or other language a plus.



Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


260 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more