Finance Business Partner - Americas, Asia & Supply Chain

Date: 28-Jan-2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1017 HL NL Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 4TZ

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 Mathieu Teisseire, Tango, Lipton, Pressade & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


About the Role:

  • Act as an expert and interface into Finance
  • Manage Profit & Loss Account for Americas & Asia
  • Business Partner with both International Exec in charge of Americas & Asia and associated teams
  • Manage all Financial Planning and Analysis processes (Budget, AOP, Forecast, R&O and Strategic Plan)
  • Report performance, extract insight and drive resulting actions
  • Manage Transfer pricing process and Distribution costs for all brands (GB and French)
  • One Britvic Multi-country and Multi-cultural role dealing with colleagues based in America, Asia, Holland, the UK and France


Key Responsibilities across Americas, Asia and Supply Chain:

  • 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 Americas & Asia
  • 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, SAC, SAP  
  • Background in FMCG preferable – retailer or manufacturer


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