PepsiCo Careers

Finance Business Partner

Leicester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 166042BR

Job Description

PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world’s most loved food and drink products. Making every day favourites like Walkers Crisps and Quaker Oats, we have a fantastic reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and have recently been voted a Top Employer for the seventh year in a row!

We’re looking for a high performing and experienced Finance Business Partner to join our team in Leicester. The post holder will lead QCDM and manage strong relationships with key stakeholders from all departments on site and will effectively coach and develop the site based finance team. PepsiCo is $67billion global business and it’s extremely complex. Our Finance community make sense of it all by tracking our overall business performance and helping maximise our financial performance. Our planning and commercial finance teams partner closely with internal client groups to support them at a local level.
Key accountabilities
  • Build and maintain strong trusted relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring that the correct information is shared in the correct forums and that stakeholder engagement is obtained.
  • Participate in daily and weekly QCDM and ensure that the correct finance priorities are discussed in these meetings. Manage the standard work of the finance team and drive the correct behaviours behind this.
  • Coach the finance team, ensure that a strong skills base is built and that the team are empowered to make informed decisions.
  • Responsible for analysis, reporting and forecasting of overall site results. Ensure that Management accountant and cost techs are providing weekly and monthly information and commentary to relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting to the business unit, monthly close and forecasts. Ensure that all systems are populated correctly.
  • Ensure standards and financial controls are adhered to at Leicester Manufacturing.
  • Responsible for seven members of the Finance Team directly. Objective setting and development priorities for the team and managing day to day performance.
  • Support Ad-hoc projects for the site and business e.g. productivity initiatives and change management.


Qualifications & requirements:
  • CIMA/ ACCA qualified
  • Manufacturing accounting experience
  • Experience of partnering with a range of stakeholders
  • Development and coaching experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Drive for results/ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to influence upwards to affect the results & progress of the action plan & AOP.
  • Communication skills to all levels

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline