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Job ID:  42408
Date:  Feb 22, 2021
Job function:  Finance
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

CFO i-Health - Cromwell, CT

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 


More information can be found at www.dsm.com


At i-Health, we’re dedicated to finding new ways to enhance the health and welfare of people everywhere.  We’re #hiring for:

CFO i-Health

Location: Cromwell, CT


Find your passion here

Is the idea of supporting a global CPG business something you find appealing?  i-Health is a rapidly growing global B2C business with double digit growth expected from  expansion activities. We expect to grow internationally and organically  and we seek a business savvy finance partner to ensure our growth targets are met.  Are you up ready to help?


Come help us create value for the end customers and showcase the scientific power of DSM i-Health.  You’ll report directly to the VP and CFO DSM North America, VP Finance for Human Nutrition & Health and President i-Health.


You’ll be responsible to:

  • Lead the finance group and be a strategic leader to the global i-Health business, working as the key business partner to the i-Health President and Leadership Team to deliver the financial and business goals
  • Head the strategic analysis of new business opportunities, M&A options, new product launches and new market entries globally
  • Guide the finance, demand planning and project management teams through transformations envisioned for systems and process structure
  •  Facilitate the establishment of global strategic financial priorities and key success factors for i-Health
  • Coach and mentor a team of finance, demand planning and strategic planning members


Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance. 


At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.


What we look for in you

We want a leader who is looking for a challenge, eager to step up, take responsibility and be a true finance business partner.  Help us create value with our innovative portfolio.


If you’re an agile leader who can work collaboratively with diverse functions and team members,  you are welcome here. Your financial skills from B2C are needed and will help elevate DSM i-Health. 


If you’re passionate about customers and getting the best out of people without hierarchy, we need you here – we want you here.  Would it motivate you to be part of an organization that is dedicated to finding new ways to enhance the health and welfare of people everywhere?  This is YOUR opportunity!


What we like to see in your experience:

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant work experience in Finance role
  • Minimum 5 years directly managing a team
  • Controlling in B2C/CPG environment
  • International business development experience
  • Dynamic and transformational leadership
  • Work experience in a shared services model
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CPA and/or MBA preferred


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers)


Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is requiredIn the Recruitment process, we will use the Occupational Personality Questionnaire to provide insight on your learning adaptability, preferred operating style and motivation for this position.


About i-Health, a division of DSM – Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

i-Health, Inc. – a wholly owned subsidiary of DSM Nutritional Products – is a global consumer health and wellness company with main offices located in Cromwell, CT. We develop, market and distribute branded products that support health and wellness. We are found in most major mass, club, drug, grocery and specialty stores in the United States; and are currently expanding internationally. Our dedication to quality is a commitment solidly backed by quality ingredients, stringent quality control measures and continuous improvement through research and innovation. We believe in best in class formulations and rely on strong science to support our brands.


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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