Senior FP&A Analyst


São Paulo, SP, BR, 01.310-100

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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:

The Sr. Financial Planning aims to ensure efficient, harmonized, and high-quality reporting / analysis in accordance with Financial Planning & Analysis guidelines, principles, as well as standards, been support by the FP&A Coordinator on complex activities, ad hoc requests, and key issues in the execution of duties.

Act as a service provider to Finance Business Partnering with a sound understanding of business performance drivers. Support on ad hoc financial analyses and prepare business case inputs.

Performs reporting activities in-depth financial analyses within the assigned scope in order to provide quantitative, analytical information to Finance Business Partnering as well as C-level management for strategic and tactical decision-making.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Calculate and report various performance metrics / KPIs including cash flow, margins, and costs;
  • Capture data and information and provide reports to the business and management;
  • Develop, implement, and maintain standard definitions, analyses, and reports (templates);
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives regarding processes, technologies, and organization;
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report performance against budgets / previous periods / forecasts;
  • Prepare and consolidate interim outlooks / forecasts and variance analyses;
  • Prepare periodic re-forecasts for the business and management;
  • Promote knowledge sharing organization-wide.
  • Provide financial data and information for Capex projects and business cases;
  • Report prior and current year accruals including variance analyses against budgets / forecasts;
  • Support on performing analyses and budget / forecast report reviews with the business and management.


About you:

  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar / Master as a plus;
  • Experience in a multinational company, preferably in B2B / food industries “nice to have”
  • Proven experience in finance with an emphasis on analytics;
  • English business proficiency (written and spoken)/ Spanish as a plus;
  • Technical proficiency:
    • Excel (Power Query/ Power Pivot/Power View);
    • Microsoft Power BI;
    • ERP system (SAP as a plus);
  • Strategic and Analytical profile.



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.