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Finance Business Partner - Marketing & Innovations CZ&SK

Department:  Finance
Type of contract:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full time
City:  Prague



Plzensky Prazdroj is the leading brewing company in Central Europe. It has the largest beer sales in the Czech Republic and is the largest exporter of beer to more than 50 countries all over the world. Through its brands Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Radegast a Velkopopovicky Kozel, Plzensky Prazdroj sells more beer on the Czech market than any other company.





Role Overview:
Finance Business Partner for Marketing and Innovations is a senior position within Finance Business Partnering team in Plzeňský Prazdroj, reports directly to Head of Finance Business Partnering and manages 2 direct reports.

• Proactively supports and constructively challenges the Marketing function to deliver financial performance of the function in line with total business objectives
• Generate insightful analysis with a total business mind-set to add value to the decision making process
• Oversees and drives diligence into Marketing functional spend and provides financial decision support
• Plays a key role in financial decision-making for new product development
• Key business partners are Marketing director, Trade and Shopper Marketing Director and Innovations Manager


Key Responsibilities:

• Provide overall financial evaluation of marketing activities and investment choices
• Deliver brand P&L and provide constructive challenge and insight on brand financial performance
• Manage financial business cases within innovation process and provide financial insights for innovation team
• Provide the continuous challenge to decisions on innovations with the respect of the channel / brand / pack profitability
• Support strategic planning process
• Manage the budget process for Marketing spend and innovations and ensure alignment to strategic plan
• Lead and develop a team of two senior analysts
• Review business processes and practices, benchmark across company and across Europe (ABEG)



Must Have:
• University degree
• 5+ years of professional business experience 
• 2+ years in a leadership role or leading employees
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Having a good business orientation, innovative thinking and commercial acumen
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office software (Excel and Power Point)
• Advanced business English (spoken and written)
• Driving licence B
• Ability to travel across Czech Republic and to Slovakia

Nice to have:
• Professional qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA) is advantage
• Experience in leading a team is advantage
• Experience preferably in international FMCG industry
• Experienced in working on projects and managing outputs from cross functional teams


We Offer:

• Job for Plzeňský Prazdroj, the No. 1 company on the Czech beer market 
• Responsible role
• Contract for an indefinite period
• Being a part of strong company with international operation
• Job scope variety
• Offices in the center of Prague
• Developed system of individual career development
• Broad portfolio of employee benefits including free beer






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