Praca Manager Group FP&A Łódź, łódzkie

Praca Manager Group FP&A Łódź, łódzkie


Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for General Ledger Accountant in Poland (PL) for Lodz Shared Service Center (PLSC). 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 10000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world.


Miejsce: Łódź, łódzkie

Opis stanowiska

About the role:

The Manager Group FP&A is an excellent learning and interaction opportunity with top Business Leaders in the market leader of the industry. Your exposure to the key processes, analytics, and strategic discussions in this role offers an attractive foundation for future career progression within Barry Callebaut at both group and regional levels. The Manager Group FP&A, based in Lodz, is part of a group of other 2 managers and it is supported by the Shared Service center. This is a highly visible role in the organization, with exposure to Executive Committee members, and Group and Regional CFOs.

About you:

  • Minimum Bachelor in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, or similar.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in Financial Planning and Analysis in a multinational environment, preferably in commodities, manufacturing, or FMCG.
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis or finance business partnering ideally in Group or Regional role.
  • Experience in a region or operations as controller / finance business partner is highly welcome.
  • General accounting understanding is a prerequisite.
  • Business fluency in English.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Knowledge of finance systems and business intelligence tools (SAP BOFC, BW, Analytics Cloud, EPM).
  • Self-starter and proactive; able to operate autonomously and proactively network in an ambiguous environment
  • Able to balance detailed, hands-on analytical work with strategic thinking.
  • Experienced in change and stakeholder management at a global level across hierarchies.
  • Able to prepare detailed complex analyses and financial models with a high level of precision.
  • Solid project management skills and capacity to work under pressure.
  • Strong communication, listening, and influencing skills to collaborate effectively across cultures and hierarchies.
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively plan priorities, resources, and workload.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Organized, structured, and able to plan over the mid-to longer term.


  • Perform monthly analysis and reports on overall financial and non-financial performance, benchmarked against the prior year, forecast, and/or budget. 
  • Follow up with regions on action plans and provide the latest outlook basis on the outcome of the analysis.
  • Coordinates mid-term planning, forecasting, budgeting, and operational planning process with the regions. Ensure the outcome of the exercise make sense and prepares the final analysis for CEO/CFO for approval. 
  • Support the preparations of financial results and reporting to external stakeholders (BoD, investors, annual reports, rating agencies).
  • Identify areas of improvement within the team, make a practical proposition, and implement it in a structured manner.
  • Collaborating with various internal stakeholders on providing financial analysis on a regular/ad hoc basis.
  • Coordinate and support a more junior resource.
  • Identify areas of improvement and provide leadership from the FP&A side to design, implement and deploy improvement to the overall financial planning process.
  • Support the Group FP&A director and progressively take ownership with specific analysis for P&L and Capex, preparing scenarios and sensitivities for presentations up to ExCo.
  • Coordinate with the Regional FP&A finance community and also the SSC FP&A in streamlining reporting and procedures.
  • Collaborate with various internal stakeholders on providing financial analysis and insights on a regular and ad-hoc basis.


  • Employment on a regular basis in the sweetest company in the world.
  • Annual bonus based on your work results.
  • Lunch card to be used for groceries and restaurants.
  • Private medical care in Lux Med (basic package fully financed by BC).
  • Fit Profit sports card co-financed by BC.
  • PPE: we care about your future, and we save money for your retirement.
  • Cafeteria Program as a part of Social Fund.
  • Group life insurance.
  • Hybrid working model: min. 8 days in the office a month.
  • As part of our work-life balance culture, we can start work between 7 am and 10 am.
  • Free consultation with a lawyer once a quarter.
  • Chocolate! Yes, surprising but we have chocolate in the office, for Christmas, BC’s Birthday, and many other occasions during the year.
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruits and veggies to the office.
  • You can purchase our sweet products with a special discount.
  • Relax zone in the office and plenty of options to choose from: PlayStation 5, football table, pool table, Ping-Pong, library, table games, and massage chairs.
  • Sport @work? Sure! We have treadmills and indoor exercise bikes with a laptop station.
  • We like to party as much as we like chocolate! We have integration budgets we can use for team events.
  • Forever Chocolate and Event Team: you can join them and have a real influence on social life in BC and CSR activities.

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