Finance Business Partner Summary
GB Foods Africa is in search of a Finance Business Partner that will support our commercial teams in the West and Central Africa Regions.
The Finance Business Partner will perform financial support for the West and Central Africa Business Units according to the
The Finance Business Partner will provide management information, advice and criteria that allow an in-depth analysis of the
evolution of the business.
Finance Business Partner will provide effective commercial procedures, or initiate change, to ensure key operational, commercial
and financial targets are delivered.
Finance Business Partner responsibilities:
Perform financial support for Business Units according to company policies in order to provide management information,
advice and criteria that allow an in-depth analysis of the evolution of the business and providing effective commercial procedures,
or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered.
Control the budget to provide the Business Units with an in-depth analysis and diagnosis of the identified deviations.
Control and analyze the expenses, structure costs and other variables that influence the margins and profitability of the business to
evaluate the causes of deviations and their reasoning
Directly advise the Business Units to drive and assure follow-up on timely or structural corrective measures for the identified
Direct and coordinate the analysis and resolution of inquiries from the Business Units regarding the economic-financial impact of
commercial or marketing projects or decisions
Implement processes and follow up on uniform and effective commercial control criteria to improve follow-up on the prices and
margins of the Business Units
Improving the impact, and understanding of financial reporting on business performance
Providing effective commercial procedures, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered
Present to the executive management team at each month-end, a precise commentary on the month’s performance, highlighting any
areas of concern and potential risks in future months
Modelling of a business case to ascertain the commercial viability of key investments and other commercial activities.
What can you expect from us?
Being part of a multinational company where you will be able to contribute to the growth and development of a business while being
developed and equipped for success.
What do we expect from you?
We are looking for someone who is committed, has professional finance experience and is ready to explore the opportunities and
challenges that the role brings.
Finance Business Partner Requirements
At least 4-5 years of experience in a similar role in the FMCG industry
Excellent knowledge of commercial finance business partnering
Relevant Degree, e.g. Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar
Fluent in English. French would be beneficial
Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
Analytical skills with detailed orientation
Excellent written and oral communication skills
An open mindset, proactiveness, teamwork
About GB Foods Africa
At GBfoods we offer culinary solutions in several countries of Europe and Africa with prestigious leading local brands, including
Jumbo, Gallina Blanca, Erasco, Gino, Liebig, Star, Bama, D&L, Grand’Italia and Blå Band, among others.
Our Purpose in Celebrating local flavours is to empower and take care of each of the local communities we belong to and to bring
out their authentic flavours. Some of our local brands have been in consumers’ kitchens for over a century and have positioned
themselves as authentically loved brands, as well as deeply rooted parts of the local culture.
Today, with a turnover of around 1,2 billion euros and a team of around 3,000 people, we are the preferred choice of millions of consumers.