Manager, Finance BP Group OSCO


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!


About the role

This Finance role supports transformation programs, projects and initiatives across Operations & Supply Chain (OSCO).The position holder works closely together with program-and project leaders to create & validate business cases. He/she also supports the execution of these programs and projects and ensures realization of financial commitments. 

This Finance Business Partner works with global, regional and local stakeholders across the organization and leads finance projects and initiatives to improve financial performance management and financial results across OSCO and the organization.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support of Operations & Supply Chain (OSCO) transformation programs, projects and initiatives aimed at improving operational and financial performance. Works with project leaders and is responsible for financial deliverables.
  • Performing the program and project reviews and ensures corrective actions are taken as needed to achieve financial commitments.
  • Accountability for the financial performance of the assigned scope along with the respective management team. 
  • Proactively providing insights on financial improvement opportunities within functional scope and implements them
  • Support the OSCO leadership team in determining short- and long-term objectives and prioritizes resources based on financial, operational and organizational insights
  • Training, guiding and developing other Finance Business Partners
  • Ensuring integrity and effective financial controls in own area of responsibility

About you

  • You have a Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar. 
  • You have at least 3+ years of relevant experience as Finance Business Partner in an OSCO/Operations environment
  • Accounting experience IFRS and understanding of the accounting principles relevant for this role
  • You have experience in a multinational company in regional or global Finance Business Partner roles, preferably in B2B / food industries
  • You bring relevant Project management experience
  • You have solid knowledge of ERP systems – SAP knowledge preferred
  • You like operating  in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Team spirit to bring together required team members to solve business challenges
  •  Effective communication skills ( towards finding solutions
  • You are a proactive professional, you like to push forward the business and are able to communicate effectively. 


The role will be based in Poland or Wieze.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.