Finance Manager

AB InBev
London (Greater) (GB)
21 Feb 2024
21 Mar 2024
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


The role:

The finance team at Budweiser Brewing Group plays a vital role in supporting the entire business, and assessing financial implications of key strategic decisions and growth opportunities. As a Finance Manager based in London, you will engage with various aspects of the company, from manufacturing processes to analyzing the reporting treatment of marketing campaigns and contributing to automation projects. The primary focus of the role is to deliver timely and accurate financial statutory accounts, provide support during external audits, and assist management in making informed decisions. This position promises a broad range of experiences, knowledge, and growth opportunities.

At Budweiser Brewing Group, dreaming big is what we do. Brewing the world’s most loved beers, building iconic brands like Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona and crafting meaningful moments are what inspire us.

We’re a team of passionate owners who aren’t afraid to dream big because we know that together, we can achieve anything. To build a more sustainable, inclusive, and rewarding future. Turning any challenge into an opportunity. So, let’s take on the challenge together.

Cheers to dreaming big!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate and timely statutory accounts for the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain

  • Serve as the primary contact for external auditors, leading support efforts and acting as a subject matter expert.

  • Ensure financial monthly closing adheres to finance policies and standards.

  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives in finance, focusing on reporting and control enhancements.

  • Act as a gatekeeper for company policies and ensure financial compliance.

  • Review financial reconciliations and perform analytical reviews of Financial Reporting packages.

  • Build an effective collaboration network with various business streams for financial reporting and control.

  • Play a key role in ABI Group Reporting and contribute to ad hoc projects as per stakeholder requirements.

  • Provide necessary assessments to support management in making informed decisions.


Who we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in statutory accounts preparation and financial audit support.

  • ACCA/ACA qualified accountant with strong technical knowledge of IFRS.

  • Proficient in month-end close and functional reporting; experience in ERP (SAP) environment is advantageous.

  • Knowledge of change management in Finance is a plus.

  • Highly numerate and logical thinker with a problem-solving attitude.

  • Adaptable to new situations, demonstrating flexibility in a fast-paced environment.

  • Independent worker with a proactive 'can do' and resolution-based attitude.

  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills; Power BI, SQL, and Case Ware skills are advantageous.


Benefits & Perks:

  • Benefits for you and your family to help your physical and mental health 

  • Competitive parental leave and pension double contributions

  • 25 days holidays per year

  • Employee benefits to help your physical and mental health and overall wellbeing (travel insurance, gym memberships, discounted services, dental etc.)

  • A beer allowance to enjoy our brands

  • 2 volunteer days a year to support your local community

  • 5 employee networks to support diversity and inclusion

  • Global Bonus

  • WPA Private Medical Care 

  • 26 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver

  • ‘Return to Work’ programme


What you can expect from us:  

In this role, you’ll have the potential to transform our business and your career. You’ll get the support and mentor you need to succeed. We’re a meritocracy, with plenty of room for growth and development, so you know your hard work will be rewarded. 

We encourage you to think big and go after your goals. You’ll get to be creative, work with international teams so you can build a global network and have direct control over your career and where it takes you. 

As the leading global brewer, we are committed to bringing people together for a better – and more equal – world. A more equal world starts when everyone can thrive. At Budweiser Brewing Group we value the diversity of cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce, and we strongly encourage women, people of colour, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

If this sounds like the incredible opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today.

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