Finance Business Partner - Supply Chain EMEA

Location: 

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!

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for Finance BP OSCO, Regional Supply Chain, EMEA in Belgium (BE) for Lebbeke-Wieze (BEWI). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.

 

This role has full responsibility of the financial results of the supply chain organization and continuously recommends scenarios and decides upon procedures to increase efficiency or avoid inefficiencies. In addition, the Finance BP Regional Supply Chain continuously drives change and recommends solutions in supporting the achievement of the business goals and targets for Supply Chain. Consequently this role is essential in shaping and defining the strategy.

 

FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Act as strategic advisory interface to the business and management

Contribute to developing business strategy

Facilitate strategic planning processes across the business

Support the business and management on preparing and determining business objectives, strategies, and tactics

Support budget holders on preparing operating budgets and capex plans

Perform analyses and budget / forecast report reviews with the business and management

Perform operation and business management reviews

Lead and perform analyses of multi-dimensional business components (e.g., customers, products, markets)

Provide the business and management with analytical support to enable an understanding of business dynamics

Support on mergers and acquisitions / divestitures and perform project analyses

Develop, analyze, and present financial results to the business and management

Lead and coordinate projects to improve business performance and operations

MANAGERIAL ACTIVITIES

Drive continuous improvement initiatives regarding processes, technologies, and organization

Mentor and coach employees that report indirectly to you to ensure team effectiveness

Promote knowledge sharing organization-wide

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education
    • Master in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
    • Master in Business Administration preferred
    • English business proficiency (written and spoken)
  • Experience (type)
    • Extensive experience in finance as a manager
    • Leadership experience
    • Experience in a multinational company, preferably in B2B / food industries
    • Supply chain finance/controlling experience and knowledge are absolute requirements for this role
  • Knowledge or specific business understanding
    • Change management – able to challenge ways of working and processes and propose and drive change in the organization
    • Analytical / hands-on / flexible / strong drive to deliver / very solutions oriented
    • Strong in stakeholder management

 

fran_jansen@barry-callebaut.com


Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

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


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