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Manager, FP&A



1410 Waterloo, Belgium
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Manager, FP&A Overview:

The Manager FP&A Switch, will be part of the European Switch Finance team, reporting to the Director FP&A and primarily be responsible for Management of Rebates and Incentives forecast process and various revenue analysis that impacts levels of Contra. He/she will act as a real Finance Partner between the Deal Management Finance, GBSC, Controlling and the Sales team to extract deal information and establish procedures and control points for accurate Rebates and Incentives Financials.
This position will also assist the FP&A Director in multiple general FP&A activities such as month-end, forecasting, Strategic Planning, Dashboards development and other ad-hoc tasks.


• Responsible for the Rebates and Incentives planning and forecast through discussions/alignment with Sales and Deal Management Teams around deals in pipeline

• Review on a regular basis the Rebates and Incentives Workbooks prepared and completed by the GBSC

• Liaise with Controllers and Deal Management Team on the accurate accounting processes and applicable policies relevant to complex deal structures

• Review and Improve where possible the process from CBA contract signature to support payments through regular reviews with all stakeholders and implementation of KPI’s

• Assist the FP&A Director in various revenue and cost analysis to optimize Forecast and produce Reporting

• Work diligently with all the relevant stakeholders from our Services Departments (Business and Finance) to collect and validate relevant information related to Switch

• Develop recurrent Reporting and Dashboard as well as ad-hoc analysis for management and any relevant internal stakeholders

• Support the Director FP&A in various FP&A processes (planning, forecast, reporting)

• Ensure the integrity and the tracking of customers’ performance through deep monthly/quarterly review of Rebates Workbook,

• Assist and liaise with the relevant stakeholders (CEO, CFO, FP&A lead, Sales team, …) to translate business needs into actual developments and meaningful output

• Perform regular review and analysis to assist Switch Finance in the forecasting & budgeting process, primarily on the Contra side, but not only.

• Review existing processes and try to simplify and optimize operational activities

• Challenge the status-quo and develop new logics and models to assist the Switch Finance Department continuing its growth


• Able to demonstrate influencing skills and assertiveness to come up with financially sound solutions

• Demonstrates the ability to recognize areas for process improvements

• Recognize areas to be challenged, show a critical mindset and question the “status quo” while showing at any time an ability to dialog effectively and in a constructive manner

• Able to work independently and seeking advice for more complex matters

• Demonstrate mature attitude and willingness to further develop; Showing presence and credibility towards various management levels

• Able to work across X-functional teams in a diverse environment with a natural collaborative style

• Details and accuracy-oriented while keeping an ability to take a step back and see the big picture

• Stress-resistant to cope with unexpected and multiple demands

All About You:

• Degree in Finance or Economics

• Strong general Finance experience. Proven experience in FP&A and management-facing roles is a plus

• Strong Excel and Powerpoint knowledge is a must.

• Strong knowledge of Mastercard tools and platform (Hyperion, SmartView, Oracle, MyMPA, SFDC…) is an important asset for that position

• Proven ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization

• High potential with excellent financial, analytical, and communication skills

• High degree of business acumen and strong knowledge of Card and Financial Services Industry dynamics and business drivers

• Thrives in fast-paced work environment

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.