Finance Business Partner - Benelux

Date: 29-Jan-2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1017 HL NL

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J20, R Whites & London Essence. 

We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


About the Role:
You'll act as an expert and interface into Finance whilst managing the Profit & Loss Account for Benelux, you'll also Business Partner with both International Executives in charge of Benelux and their associated teams.
The role holder will manage all Financial Planning and Analysis processes (Budget, AOP, Forecast, R&O and Strategic Plan) and report performance, extract insight and drive resulting actions
The role holder will liase with colleagues across our european sites including the UK and France. 


Key Responsibilities across Benelux:

  • Relentless focus on driving performance through, Supporting and driving prioritisation of operational Initiatives whilst translating insights into actionable initiatives, and 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 BTI 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 BTI targets into actionable operational targets for Benelux
  • 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:

  • 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 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, BBW, Siebel, SAC 
  • Background in FMCG preferable – retailer or manufacturer
  • Dutch, English and any other language skills an advantage
  • Professional accounting qualification, or Equivalent


We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive