Lead Finance Business Partnering - FMCG - Zaventem

Zaventem, Flemish Brabant
Up to €100000 per annum + complete package
22 Sep 2021
29 Sep 2021
JN -092021-3599058
Arnaud Demanet
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The Lead Finance Business Partnering will act as a key support for the sales teams, supporting them in their decision making and translating strategical plans into clear & tangible aspects.

Client Details

Our client is an American listed company active in the FMCG sector.

In order to support their development, we are looking for the Lead Finance Business Partnering.

Their Belgian Headquarters are located in Zaventem.


Lead Finance Business Partnering - International FMCG company - Zaventem

As the Lead Finance Business Partnering you are part of the Commercial Finance Team.

You will manage the Finance Business Partnering team responsible for supporting the Sales team and providing them with financial & operational analyses to facilitate the business decisions.

Your main tasks will consist in :

  • Managing the Finance Business Partnering team including three direct reports and two indirect reports
  • Translating the strategical (long term) commercial plan into clear and tangible aspects and executing the strategy together with the sales team
  • Acting as a real Business Partner for the sales team, supporting them on their day-to-day decision making :
    • Monitoring the business to reach the targets
    • Participating the negotiation process with the customers
    • Making sure the product mix is optimal
    • Assessing the level of pricing
    • Managing the discount spending
    • Building the promotional calendar
  • Being responsible for the monthly planning activities including monthly forecast, sales financial analyses (by product categories) and reporting to the management
  • Driving continuous improvement and identifying business optimization opportunities.


Lead Finance Business Partnering - International FMCG company - Zaventem

The ideal Lead Finance Business Partnering will meet the following criteria :

  • Master's degree in Business Administration / Management / Finance / Economics
  • Minimum 7 years of Business Controlling / FP&A experience in an international environment
  • Experience in FMCG is a must
  • Fluency in English with a good level of French and / or Dutch
  • People leader experience or having the competencies to take on this kind of responsibilities
  • Strong Excel skills. An experience on Tableau / TM1 / SAP is a plus
  • Excellent communication and partnering skills are key
  • Ability to take on challenges and willing to grow within the organization.

Job Offer

Lead Finance Business Partnering - International FMCG company - Zaventem

What is on offer ?

  • Competitive salary
  • Complete package (company car, bonus, insurances, net allowances, meal vouchers)
  • Key business finance role
  • FMCG sector
  • American listed company
  • Ideally located (Zaventem)
  • Horizontal and vertical growing opportunities (both locally and internationally)
  • Top Employer 2021 (Belgium, Europe & Global)

AKA Controlling Manager / Senior Business Controller / Finance Controller / Financial Controller / Business Unit Controller / Finance Business Partner / FP&A / Sales / Commercial / FMCG / Omnichannel / Food / Marketing / Zaventem / Diegem / Brussels / Bruxelles / International / American

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