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Join Our Team as a Business Services Manager with Polish language

 

Company overview  

 

Asahi Europe & International is part of Asahi Group Holdings, a global beer, spirits, soft drinks, and food group with leading positions in European and Asia-Pacific markets, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan. As of November 2020, Asahi Europe & International Group runs 19 production facilities in 8 countries across Europe and is the custodian of some of the best beer brands in the world, including Asahi Super Dry, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch and Kozel. Within the Asahi Group, the remit of Asahi Europe and International is also to develop and manage all export markets globally, outside of Japan and Oceania. Covering 90 markets and with over 10,000 passionate colleagues on board, the business is well positioned to inspire people around the world to drink better.    

Asahi Europe and International (asahiinternational.com)  

 

Functional overview  

 

ABS encompass a broad range of financial activities designed to support businesses in their day-to-day financial operations, long-term planning, and compliance with regulations. These services are crucial for maintaining financial health, making informed decisions, and achieving the overall financial objectives of the organization.  The key outputs of ABS are to provide accounting services including the summarizing and reporting of financial transactions of a business, preparing financial statements, managing accounts payable and receivable, and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.  ABS is also responsible to adhere to multi-jurisdiction financial regulations and reporting requirements, including ensuring compliance with these regulations and ensure accurate and timely reporting to relevant authorities. In addition to this, ABS is to use effectively use financial software and systems to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance data security.  

 

Purpose of the role:

 

The Business Services Manager (BSM) is responsible for overseeing Accounting Services, acting as the main point of contact for escalations and ABS services within the market.  

You will work in collaboration with the Asahi Business Services (ABS) Finance Director to ensure daily operations align with agreed-upon KPIs.  

The BSM monitors financial control, governance, and efficient accounting processing, ensuring timely internal and external financial reporting.  

Additionally, you will manage audits, credit, and overall financial risk for specific market(s).  

You will lead the ABS market finance team, overseeing team performance, people management, and development. 

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee day-to-day delivery of market(s) finance services, ensuring high-quality and timely processing.
  • Provide operational leadership and guidance to the finance business services operations team for operational excellence.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand needs and ensure high-quality service delivery, aligning with business objectives.
  • Lead annual budget/financial forecast and take actions for market financial stability.
  • Manage company balance sheet and cash flow to achieve budget/plan, providing actionable insights.
  • Enforce accounting policies, drive efficient processes, and authorize credit limits.
  • Evaluate workflows for operational excellence, monitoring SLAs and KPIs.
  • Prepare Annual Financial Statements, manage external audits, and implement process controls.
  • Oversee workforce planning, talent development, and stay updated on industry best practices.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Education: BSc/MA degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMA) or local equivalents is mandatory.
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience managing teams/managing operations in Shared services is a must. 10+ years of finance accounting experience. Demonstrated experience in driving process improvements, change, and transformation projects.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English at a business professional level, proficiency in Polish is mandatory.
  • Computer Literacy: Advanced IT/Excel skills, prior SAP finance system tools such as Blackline or equivalent are advantageous.
  • Special Qualifications: Strong financial acumen, leadership and management skills, strategic thinking, excellent communication and relationship-building abilities, compliance and controls expertise.
  • Driving License: Group B.

 

 

What you can expect from us in exchange?

 

  • We will acknowledge your passionate and dedicated work by annual bonus and regular salary review.
  • You can look forward to 28 days off every year
  • As we are firm believers in a flexible way of working, don‘t expect a time clock in our office.
  • Every year you will get a flexible benefits budget to spend based on your preferences.
  • We‘d support you in planning your future so we will contribute to your pension plan, too.
  • Beside the opportunity to work for some of the TOP brands within FMCG, you will also receive an annual budget to savor the delicious taste of our company products.

 

 

We are committed to nurturing a workplace where we celebrate and respect difference, and support everyone to be true to who they are! At Asahi Europe and International we believe you can SHINE AS YOU ARE - no matter your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We want to support you to be courageous in your individuality and to know that whoever you are and whatever your circumstances, you can belong with us without having to conform.

 

Asahi Super Dry, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch, Kozel, Birell, Frisco or Kingswood

Those are some of our iconic brands. Our newly created inhouse business unit in Prague will serve our international markets and anyone joining will have a massive impact in streamlining finance operations. Let´s read further about the role and decide whether you want to brew your career with us.

 

Purpose of the role:

 

The Business Services Manager (BSM) is responsible for overseeing Accounting Services, acting as the main point of contact for escalations and ABS services within the market.  

You will work in collaboration with the Asahi Business Services (ABS) Finance Director to ensure daily operations align with agreed-upon KPIs.  

The BSM monitors financial control, governance, and efficient accounting processing, ensuring timely internal and external financial reporting.  

Additionally, you will manage audits, credit, and overall financial risk for specific market(s).  

You will lead the ABS market finance team, overseeing team performance, people management, and development. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee day-to-day delivery of market(s) finance services, ensuring high-quality and timely processing.
  • Provide operational leadership and guidance to the finance business services operations team for operational excellence.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand needs and ensure high-quality service delivery, aligning with business objectives.
  • Lead annual budget/financial forecast and take actions for market financial stability.
  • Manage company balance sheet and cash flow to achieve budget/plan, providing actionable insights.
  • Enforce accounting policies, drive efficient processes, and authorize credit limits.
  • Evaluate workflows for operational excellence, monitoring SLAs and KPIs.
  • Prepare Annual Financial Statements, manage external audits, and implement process controls.
  • Oversee workforce planning, talent development, and stay updated on industry best practices.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Education: BSc/MA degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMA) or local equivalents is mandatory.
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience managing teams/managing operations in Shared services is a must. 10+ years of finance accounting experience. Demonstrated experience in driving process improvements, change, and transformation projects.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English at a business professional level, proficiency in Polish is mandatory.
  • Computer Literacy: Advanced IT/Excel skills, prior SAP finance system tools such as Blackline or equivalent are advantageous.
  • Special Qualifications: Strong financial acumen, leadership and management skills, strategic thinking, excellent communication and relationship-building abilities, compliance and controls expertise.
  • Driving License: Group B.

 

Benefits:

 

Enjoy a little extra with our benefits (the list of benefits applies to the Czech Republic)

  • Annual bonus and salary review
  • Flexible working
  • 28 days off
  • Contribution to pension scheme
  • Lunch contribution
  • Budget to enjoy our products
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Online medical service
  • Paid volunteering time
  • Join our team and uncover even more exciting perks that make Asahi Europe &International an exceptional place to work

 

Join our team and uncover even more exciting perks that make Asahi Europe &International an exceptional place to work

We are committed to nurturing a workplace where we celebrate and respect differences, and support everyone to be true to who they are! At Asahi Europe and International, we believe you can SHINE AS YOU ARE - no matter your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We want to support you to be courageous in your individuality and to know that whoever you are and whatever your circumstances, you can belong with us without having to conform.

 

Company overview

Asahi Europe & International is part of Asahi Group Holdings, a global beer, spirits, soft drinks, and food group with leading positions in European and Asia-Pacific markets, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan. As of November 2020, Asahi Europe & International Group runs 19 production facilities in 8 countries across Europe and is the custodian of some of the best beer brands in the world, including Asahi Super Dry, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch and Kozel. Within the Asahi Group, the remit of Asahi Europe and International is also to develop and manage all export markets globally, outside of Japan and Oceania. Covering 90 markets and with over 10,000 passionate colleagues on board, the business is well positioned to inspire people around the world to drink better.

 

Asahi Europe and International (asahiinternational.com)

 

Functional overview

ABS encompass a broad range of financial activities designed to support businesses in their day-to-day financial operations, long-term planning, and compliance with regulations. These services are crucial for maintaining financial health, making informed decisions, and achieving the overall financial objectives of the organization. The key outputs of ABS are to provide accounting services including the summarizing and reporting of financial transactions of a business, preparing financial statements, managing accounts payable and receivable, and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations. ABS is also responsible to adhere to multi-jurisdiction financial regulations and reporting requirements, including ensuring compliance with these regulations and ensure accurate and timely reporting to relevant authorities. In addition to this, ABS is to use effectively use financial software and systems to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance data security.

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