FP&A Analyst, (Operations & Supply Chain)


Port Klang, 10, MY, 42000

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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 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 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;


APAC is a key region of growth for Barry Callebaut (BC) Group. You will be part of a function that is expanding and will be instrumental in supporting strong business growth.

The FP&A team acts as the analytical engine of the Finance organization in APAC. The team will perform analyses and provide relevant financial information, expertise, as well as insights to Finance Business Partners and the Management. The team is also responsible to partner the business and drive standardization of reporting packs and analytics across the region. In line with the business, the team is segmented into 4 main workstreams of Chocolate, Cocoa, OSCO (Operations & Supply Chain Organization), and Governance/SG&A (Sales General & Administration) control.

As a FP&A analyst, you will support the team in becoming the one source of truth and analytical engine, consolidating results of the region, reviewing them and then providing relevant insights. While you will focus on 1 particular workstream (OSCO), you will be assigned to work in other workstreams as determined by the FP&A Manager.

This role gets guidance and support from the Senior FP&A Analysts / Manager on complex activities, ad hoc requests, and key issues in the execution of duties.


Key Responsibilities;


  1. You will take charge of the monthly consolidation and reporting of OSCO KPIs (including Inventory levels, factory costs, and production activities) for Asia Pacific.
  2. You will analyze trends, provide first-level commentaries, and highlight risks/opportunities. 
  3. You will support the monthly preparation of the CFO reporting deck and provide insightful commentaries around OSCO costs.
  4. You will support planning, budgeting, and forecasting activities, as well as ad hoc financial analyses and finance projects. 
  5. You will be provided guidance and expected to build up competencies across all 4 FP&A work streams. 
  6. You will support projects to standardize analytics and develop new data visualization tools.


About You;


  1. Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar.
  2. Strong Excel knowledge, a test will be administered. 
  3. At least 5 years’ work experience, preferably in finance.
  4. Dashboard, data visualization (e.g. PowerBI) and programming experience will be a strong advantage.
  5. Experience in a MNC/B2B/food industries a plus.
  6. English proficiency.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

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

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