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Manager, PPM with Spanish language skills

Sofia, Bulgaria Finance Posted on: 21/10/2022 82870
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Are you looking for new challenges and personal growth within Coca-Cola Europacific Partners? Then we have a great opportunity for you.



Job purpose:

The Planning and Performance Management (PPM) Centre of Expertise (CoE) was set up in Sofia, Bulgaria in the summer of 2015.

The aim of the CoE is to support the business and be known internally as a value creator through outstanding service and financial expertise. There is a strong service-oriented culture to build and maintain the reputation of the CoE.

The Centre comprises of a team of analysts who perform controlling, reporting and analytical activities to support all business units, supervised by managers leading each of the business units and key reporting areas with focus on enabling effective decision support. The team is responsible for delivering timely and quality management reporting to support business decisions.

The CoE team comprises of various areas of expertise: Sales & Margin, FP&A and Group Reporting, Supply Chain and PPV, and Continuous Improvement, Projects, and Operational Excellence. The role of the Reporting & Business Planning & Controlling Manager provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience across number of reporting, controlling and analytical activities.

The Iberia Reporting & BP&C Manager will provide leadership and expertise for financial aspects related to the Iberia BU and Supply Chain Finance teams in the following areas:

  • Monthly Closing, Outlook and ABP processes
  • Ad-hoc analysis to support the BU and Supply Chain Finance teams, as well as other supporting functions (e.g. P&C,PAC) and third parties (external audit)
  • Maintaining the financial data in the IB SAP BW system on a regular and ad hoc basis and ensuring its accuracy and completeness
  • Creating new data queries and fields in the SAP BW system as per the needs of the business unit
  • CFIN, FMR and CDSP projects

The position has frequent interactions with BU BP&C and SCFinance heads to provide support and improve financial performance. The position will also provide support to FMR project with specific items related to Iberia. In addition, the manager will be in constant contact and collaboration with the rest of SSC teams.

Key accountabilities

BP&C reporting and analysis

  • Prepare financial reports and analysis in Excel based on request from the stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner using various systems e.g. SAP BW
  • Provide Input for Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing process where applicable
  • Support the finance processes for the Iberian BU– month-end closing, forecast, weekly and daily reporting (where applicable)
  • Coordinate the submission of the monthly reporting within the BP&C team (incl. Supply Chain Finance)
  • Amend existing reports and create new reports through manipulation of data in Excel and/ or Power BI or using other system and tools
  • Refresh BWP cubes and maintain P&L queries
  • Collaborate with BPT in order to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the SAP BW data and its adherence to the SAP ECP system
  • Provide ad hoc reporting & analysis related to Business Planning & Controlling
  • Provide data and analytical input to support business planning initiatives and ongoing projects
  • Analyze data through reports and provide initial commentary on performance of the scope of responsibility
  • Support analysis of historical trends for the purposes of specific reporting requests, utilising analytics to drive continuous improvement
  • Collate and prepare the information required for budgeting and forecasting to provide the basis for management decision making.
  • Present information in a coherent and logical way using PowerPoint
  • Provides insights and proposals on process and reporting improvement
  • Pro-actively searches opportunities for reporting standardization and simplification within his / her area of expertise
  • Continuously drive process improvement and simplification
  • Support their direct Manager in assessing ways of working and identifying opportunities for improvement


  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the CoE and across the Business Unit as required to support the execution of reporting activities
  • Share knowledge with team across the CoE to support continuous improvement and development


  • Degree level education in Business Studies, Finance or Information Systems
  • Post-qualification degree (ACA-CIMA/ACMA/ACCA) – ideal, but not essential
  • Experience with SAP and Business Warehouse
  • MS Office Suite Skills, especially SharePoint, PowerPoint & Excel, (including pivot tables, charts etc.)
  • Power BI (ideal not essential)
  • English – advanced level, Spanish – advanced level
  • Proactive and self-driven
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems
  • Strong team player
  • Time management, planning and organisation
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Strong focus on providing the highest level of customer service
  • Organised and can cope well under time pressure, with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Accuracy to detail and analytical mindset
  • Pro-active communication with stakeholders

Our employee value proposition:

  • Competitive Rewards & Compensation plan
  • Social Benefits & Corporate discounts
  • Recognition programs
  • Career & Talent progression growth opportunities
  • Excellent Health & Wellbeing conditions
  • Modern and comfortable working environment & tools
  • Hybrid & Flexible working
  • Social activities and events


Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. With a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving customers in 29 countries, we make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 600 million people, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® and Capri-Sun®. And we want a workforce as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity. One that enables everyone to be themselves, whatever their background or experience. From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognize we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth.

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