Finance Director, Body&Fit

Date: 31 May 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: Glanbia

Finance Director, Body&Fit

 

Glanbia  

Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 

   

The Opportunity 

The Finance Director for Body & Fit will provide financial leadership and strategic direction to GPN’s Body & Fit business based in Amsterdam. This role will partner closely with the General Manager and leadership team to create and deliver the long-term strategic plan, to create and deliver against the annual financial plan, and to ensure the right business processes and systems are in place to enable long-term profitable growth.  The role will also support in defining new investments and market expansions that will deliver growth, market leadership and increasing profitability. 

 

This permanent position will report to the VP Finance, International.

  • Work closely with the Body & Fit GM and leadership team to create and deliver the 3-year strategic plan that drives continuous revenue growth and margin improvement
  • Lead the delivery of the financial performance of the business in line with the annual budget working closely with the leadership team
  • Direct and own the annual financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes
  • Lead the Finance team and ensure accurate and timely monthly reporting of the financial performance of the business; explain actual business results to the executive team through clear and accurate written and verbal presentations on a monthly basis
  • Identify and drive initiatives that improve the overall profitability of the business
  • Lead the development of business cases for strategic projects and initiatives and ensure financial commitments are delivered
  • Develop a comprehensive set of metrics and analytics that will accurately represent business performance including direct-to-consumer KPIs that help monitor and drive the business
  • Work closely with the European Accounting team to ensure the financial statements are complete and accurate; support the group and statutory financial audit process with input and information requests as needed
  • Drive the continuous development and enhancement of systems, processes and procedures to improve analysis, reporting and decision-support.
  • Deliver bespoke financial information and guidance for key strategic and operational decisions.

The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Degree educated or equivalent as well as being a qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • A proven track record of Financial Leadership and delivery of financial performance at a regional level
  • Experience leading finance teams and owning P&L delivery in the CPG/FMCG sector as well
  • Direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience highly preferred
  • Strong commercial acumen and strong appreciation of the challenges of growing a business in both e-commerce and brick and mortar retail
  • Strong motivational skills and ability to lead a team based across Europe
  • High level of ability in terms of project planning, prioritisation and critical thinking will be essential
  • Strong analytical skills, detail-oriented, and well-organized
  • Excellent computer skills including fluency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of SAP and Business Objects is highly desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills

 

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!

  

Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in Amsterdam withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  

  

What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and acompetitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, competitive salary.

 

About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  

  

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.

 

 

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

 

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.