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CFO Belgium, The Netherlands & France - Upfield

Locatie: Amsterdam
Dienstverband: Full-time

Looking for a role with an international scope of operations? Looking for a role where you can combine your finance management & people management stills? That one finance role where you get the autonomy further develop a team & finance operations, where your input is welcome and where you also actively contribute to a better plant-based future?   

Within Upfield we are looking for an experienced CFO for our biggest European market unit, combining The Netherlands, Belgium & France. You are based in the Netherlands and occasionally travel to the other countries if needed. You have experience within Food/FMCG, and have performed a Head of / CFO / Director Finance role, preferably within private equity as well.  

Upfield is the world's biggest plant-based food production company. Together with over 4000 colleagues, we work on the future of food every day. We have a heritage of over 150 years, but have only been operating as Upfield for the last 3 years. Which means we are a highly entrepreneurial and we operate in a fast-changing environment.  

In the role of CFO, you are an active member of the European Finance Leadership team reporting to the European CFO with matrix reporting into the General Manager of the Netherlands, France & Belgium cluster. You have a strong Finance focus on both long- and short-term success of the business and as people manager you will coach and develop the finance teams in the three countries.  
You will have a full P&L responsibility in the countries, you will support the local teams whilst standardizing the financial framework according to the EU and Global standards. You manage and support the local finance commercial teams, they provide finance operational and decision support that provides high quality financial and commercial insights driving market unit performance. Also, you will be directly responsible for managing cash flow within the market, making sure a strong control framework exists and is aligned to the Corporate Group function. You will travel regularly across the market to identify and fix problems as they arise and drive efficiencies and cost savings.  

You provide thorough analysis and review at a customer and channel level of the commercial plans and results against internal metrics with conclusions and actions required to ensure performance is on track as part of a monthly financial report. You engage with the markets internal and external stakeholders, to drive transparency and build strong, lasting relationships by providing clear indications of current performance, operational soundness and prospects. As business partner, you drive the finance decisions and you understand their impact on the region's bottom line. Next to business partnering with the local and regional finance teams, you collaborate with the global finance team, developing and creating world class processes to align the market, European and Global financial strategies and objectives. 

About You  

You are an experienced CFO/ Head of Finance, within an international environment and you have experience within both Food/ FMCG as well as a private equity owned business. You live in the Netherlands but are willing to travel to Belgium & France on occasional basis. Your English is fluent and you preferably speak French as well. 

You are a top-tier professional who is comfortable in detailed precision, high-level strategic analysis and problem solving. You have a strong commercial focus and business partnering skills.  

Upfield is a fast changing environment, which requires being resilient in the face of pressure and strong project management skills. Next to being a solid business partner from the finance perspective, you are a people manager as well. You will work together with a team of professionals where no day is the same and decisions are taken fast.  

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a whatsapp message using (+31 615697958). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have.

We would like to receive your application before January 13th, after this date, everyone will get a response.

Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

About Upfield

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. Upfield has a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelve

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. 

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business. We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.


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Please send your application for CFO Belgium, The Netherlands & France at Upfield in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Vacature geplaatst op
11 januari 2022
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Meer informatie:

For more information please contact Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist via a whatsapp message using (+31 615697958).

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