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Financial Business Partner (m/f/d)


Verden, NI, DE


Come and join MARS in Cologne or Verden (close to Bremen) as

Financial Business Partner


The main purpose of this role is to business partner the Verden/Cologne Senior Line Managers in all key financial decisions. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, directing, supporting and monitoring all activities. Working as part of broad cross-functional teams, this role is accountable for developing the full business model and providing transparency on financial shape, delivery and risks of each activity.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partner the site management teams
  • Leads the development of the business model (P&L, Capital spend)
  • provide financial advice to ensure sound financial and operational decisions
  • Support strategy definition and implementation
  • develop and evaluate longer term strategies
  • Provides visibility of the actual performance of the business unit
  • Represents Finance in cross-segment project groups
  • Proactively collects underlying assumptions for the project business model from different functions and applies critical view on those assumptions to be able to deliver an accurate P&L
  • Consolidates all inputs to produce a full P&L and provides transparency on the underlying assumptions and the key output KPIs (Volume, Sales, Incremental Sale, Margin)
  • Evaluates the performance of the project post launch by comparing Actuals to plan and recommends course corrections in case of gaps



  • University Degree / Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Robust S&F background – minimum of 5-8 years of experience in finance roles
  • Good understanding of Supply or Manufacturing
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • Ideally SAP and Helios experience
  • Fluent in English


What you can expect from us:

  • A fantastic opportunity for an experienced financial expert to join a great Finance community and business partner with great line managers
  • Flexible work location (Cologne area or Bremen/Hamburg area)
  • Working in an international environment
  • Working in a family owned company with strong core values where associates are the core of everything we do
  • Exciting national and international development opportunities
  • Enrolment to world class training via our Mars University centre of learning excellence


….just to name a few!