Finance project manager

Job location:
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Created moment:
January 28, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 06833

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Finance project manager

Job Summary


In September 2022, Imerys Group ( published a press release confirming to start  an  exclusive negotiations with Syntagma Capital ( for the potential sale of certain assets producing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (“GCC”), precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”), and talc, which primarily serve the paper markets in North Americas, South America, Asia and Europe. 

This new company formed by all these industrial sites, kaolin mine, port access and Hubs is foreseen to start its operation under a new brand on March 31th, 2023. The revenue in 2021 was 400 million euros. It will offer mineral solutions for industries worldwide. All the sites are already working and producing. About 950 employees total. 

Besides serving lots of the paper and board markets nowadays, this new company will use its global footprint, unique assets and longstanding know-how to  develop new business opportunities and foster innovation. Sustainability is a core value of this Company.

Regarding employment, the Company needs to reinforce existing teams to operate as a standalone organization but also to meet its ambitious development plans. 

Branding and name of the Company are currently defined and will be  communicated largely very soon.


Overseeing projects relating to cash flow, financial reporting, and revenue and expenses

Assisting departments in creating and managing forecasts and budgets for various projects

Gathering and analyzing data to identify areas for improvement and/or develop solutions to keep projects on budget and on time

Establishing appropriate internal controls and project governance

Supporting design and execution of the implementation process, including business requirement gathering, process documentation and solutions design

Implementing change management strategies, ensuring stakeholders and teams are trained and adjusted to the new process


Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration

5 - 10 years of related experience in financial control department


Ability to operate within a dynamic project environment with many work-stream/task interdependencies

Sound understanding of accounting principals

Demonstrates a detail oriented, organized and analytical approach, ability to work through complex issues in a methodical and complete manner

Ability to analyze data (often pulling data from existing source systems), draw appropriate conclusions and develop development/action plans based on the data analysis completed

Financial knowledge including IFRS, Basel, Liquidity, Valuations, attestation , Product Control

Oversees the project management process and related project / program management deliverables, for projects.

Position Type

Full time



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