We are looking for a Strategic Partnership Controller. As a Strategic Partnership controller, you are responsible for the financial management of our external manufacturing, co-packing and tolling agreements. Partnership controlling provides an unique opportunity to work at the intersection of supply chain and commerce. Being in the Supply Chain Finance team you are responsible for typical supply chain finance topics such as reporting and analyzing on (external) manufacturing results, mass balance controlling and providing support in (savings) business cases. In addition, you are the right hand of the Strategic Partnership Director in the search for new opportunities and the validation of new deals. We are looking for someone who is analytically strong, cost aware, result driven and has a can do mentality.
What we ask
In order to be successful in this position, we expect that you to have the following qualifications:
Cost aware and result driven
Hands on, with a can do mentality
Communication skills (both in stakeholder management and in maintaining/ creating a network)
Pragmatic seeking implementable solutions and driving for speed
Master Degree, preferably Business Finance
3-5 years of relevant (finance) work experience (prerably in Operations Finance (experience with factories/supply chain) and/ or Sales)
Experience in setting-up business cases for business decisions
Proficient with MS Office (Excel (incl. pivots), Powerpoint) and experience with SAP and BW
Fluent Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing
What we offer
Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training. FrieslandCampina offers not only a competitive salary but also training and education on the job because it’s important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only good for your career; our products also benefit from it. The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident on the work floor. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.
The Food & Beverage Supply Chain is facing a very challenging business agenda for the coming years, in which the Strategic Partnership team plays a significant role. This is a unique opportunity to become a crucial part of this journey.
Your main tasks & responsibilities are the following:
Report and analyze Partnership results for external manufacturing and co-packing. These include amongst others variance/trend analysis; actual performance reporting and cost tracking according contractual agreements;
Plan & organize of the budget & forecast process
Responsible for daily financial management of partnership relations, including financial settlements of agreements, etc.
Build relationships with the financial counterparts at external manufacturers, will be seen as a trusted partner;
Support stakeholders with clear business insights, both ad-hoc responding to questions and pro-actively sharing of insights;
Review and challenge calculations with high complexity to check and analyze settlements with high monetary value which are part of the partnership deals;
Responsible for the (financial) performance of partners in line with the contract and SLA’s (a.o. mass balance controlling).