Senior FP&A Analyst

Barry Callebaut
Port Klang, my
Competitive Salary
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior FP&A Analyst

Port Klang, 10, MY, 42000

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 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 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!

About the role
  • APAC is a key region of growth for Barry Callebaut (BC) Group. You will be part of a function that is expanding and will be instrumental in supporting strong business growth.
  • The FP&A team acts as the analytical engine of the Finance organization in APAC. The team will perform analyses and provide relevant financial information, expertise, as well as insight to Finance Business Partnering and management. The team is also responsible to partner with the business and drive the standardization of reporting packs and analytics across the region. In line with the business, the team is segmented into 3 main workstreams of Chocolate, Cocoa, and OSCO (factory).
  • You will be responsible for the information needs for regional HQ & Functions (incl. HR, QA, R&D, Marketing) in APAC. You will deliver efficient, harmonized, and high-quality reporting/analysis in accordance with FP&A guidelines, principles, and standards. Your work will indirectly span across the 3 main FP&A workstreams and will depend on the Functions' information requirements. In addition to the FP&A HQ & Functions work, you will provide direct support to the FP&A Head to deliver and meet regional requests. This responsibility might include reporting deadlines, custom analytics, projects, and ad hoc tasks.

  • Key responsibilities include
  • Take ownership of various Function reports surrounding costs and lead the collaboration with various Finance/Sales stakeholders to anticipate as well as address potential issues.
  • Responsible for the monthly consolidation and reporting of costs for the Functions across APAC.
  • Work with OSCO FP&A to monitor the factory-related KPIs of the Singapore factory, and lead/drive discussions surrounding them
  • Support the FP&A Head in managing the stakeholders regionally and locally to deliver regional reporting requirements, projects, and ad-hoc tasks.
  • Support the FP&A Head in the monthly preparation of the CFO reporting deck and providing insightful commentaries around sales volumes and margins.
  • Support the FP&A Head in the budgeting/forecasting and strategic planning (MTP) processes; such as coordinating and monitoring budget preparation, developing assumptions, etc.
  • Provide financial data and information for CAPEX projects and business cases and track performance to deliver insights to the business.
  • Support projects to standardize analytics, develop new data visualization tools and ad hoc tasks assigned by the FP&A Head.
  • Develop employees by mentoring, coaching, and conducting training sessions for the FP&A analysts.

  • About you
  • 3-8 years experience in finance with an emphasis on analytics.
  • Demonstrated ability to own and drive improvement within the assigned workstream.
  • Bachelor's in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar.
  • Advanced technical proficiency in SAP - ERP systems and Excel required.
  • English proficiency required.
  • Dashboard, data visualization (e.g. PowerBI) and programming experience will be a strong advantage.
  • Experience in a B2B/MNC/food industries a plus.

  • At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we've experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.