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FInance Business Partner, BeNeLux

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Date: 09-Aug-2019

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: Britvic

About the Role:

  • Act as an expert and interface into Finance
  • Manage the full Profit & Loss Account of the Belgium and Holland businesses
  • Business Partner with the relevant International Exec and associated teams of those Business Units
  • Manage all Financial Planning and Analysis processes (Budget, AOP, Forecast, R&O and Strategic Plan)
  • Report performance, extract insight and drive resulting actions
  • One Britvic Multi-country and Multi-cultural role


Key Responsibilities:


  • Relentless focus on driving performance through:

- Supporting and driving prioritisation of operational Initiatives

- Translating insights into actionable initiatives

- Owning and driving initiatives focussed on ensuring the delivery of Budgeted commitment


  • Develop strategic plan in partnership with both International Execs and Finance Director
  • Produce Monthly Information Pack with relevant insight (with support from Financial Control) and drive resulting actions
  • Ensure Business Partners understand and deliver against Key Performance Indicators previously defined in partnership with FP&A and International Finance Director
  • Support One Britvic CoE teams (Finance Control, Tax & Treasury, Shared Services, FP&A, Internal Audit)
  • Run all Financial Planning and Analysis processes and translate International targets into actionable operational targets for your areas of control
  • Strong data mining essential to identify opportunities and areas of challenges that will need to be addressed
  • Prepare and present Ad Hoc analysis (trend analysis, scenario planning, sensitivity analysis) informing ahead of time of a potential issue requiring corrective action
  • Robust financial modelling to inform Business Cases financial and inform Go/No Go decision at the Activity Exec
  • You will protect the business driving best practice ensuring a high level of financial governance and control across all your areas


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:


  • You will be required to play a bigger role than what is written in your job description and contribute to the quality of discussions outside of your area of specialism
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver quality output in fast paced rapidly changing environment
  • Strong observation and analytical skills and an ability to distil key messages and make recommendations from complex data
  • You will have the disciplines of a PLC organisation and the entrepreneurial behaviours of a start-up company
  • You will be inquisitive, keen to learn and proactive in implementing new ideas to the highest standards
  • Advanced financial modelling skills (Excel)
  • Strength in analytical reasoning and numerical analysis – able to distil complex financial concepts  / data to non-finance audience
  • Systems: MS Office, Hyperion, BBW, Siebel 
  • Background in FMCG preferable – retailer or manufacturer




  • Language skills an advantage - MUST speak Dutch
  • Professional accounting qualification, or Equivalent
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience
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