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Overheads Finance Business Partner

  • Posted: 12 Mar 2024
  • Finance
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Hybrid

About the job

As Overheads Business Partner you will play an active role as strategic partner in overheads field working closely with finance as business (in close cooperation with different stakeholders in Nordics and Baltics), by being an active partner to the team and the business focusing in overheads efficiency and ensuring compliant financial reporting, whilst also supporting HRBPs in undertaking relevant projects.


Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Act as a key lead and strategic partner to stakeholders.
  • Participate actively in problem-solving and decision-making processes to drive organizational success.
  • Provide insights and strongly support a fact-based decision-making process.
  • Conduct simulations, identify risks & opportunities.
  • Propose and drive fixed costs optimization projects in strong collaboration with HR and key stakeholders.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Drive overhead controlling processes, developing and maintaining overhead dashboard.
  • Support budget and dynamic forecast processes to ensure accurate overhead costs outlook.
  • Conduct variance analysis for overhead costs and related projects.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting for forecasts and related projects related to overhead and beyond.
  • Review monthly performance and identify areas of risk to achievement of targets and forecasts and develop/follow-up action plans.
  • Work on continuous improvement and simplifications of existing tools and systems, optimizing ways of working.
  • Active participation within project management related to the scope of HR & Finance.


About you

  • Between 5 and 7 years prior experience in similar role, preferably FMCG or Medical nutrition business Excellent Communication & Project management skills
  • Experience working cross-functionally in a complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Can-do attitude, the ability thrive in a in dynamic fast changing environment and attention to detail
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP, Power BI as advantage
  • Fluency in English

About us


At Danone we strive to have variety of benefits across our region in Nordics & Baltics and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.


  • Salary starting from 3500 euro/gross monthly
  • Annual Bonus
  • Car Cash Allowance Bonus
  • Health insurance from first working day
  • Access to sports and wellness program
  • One share for all allowing to become co-owner of Danone
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Unlimited access to our online learning platforms and other amazing opportunities for your professional development
  • Organization and Team events

And hey, want a snack? Feel free to grab a yoghurt in the fridge at the office – products available all day!



Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we believe in order to do so we need a healthy planet. We have more than 100 000 employees worldwide built on three business categories: Dairy and Drinks, Plant-Based Products and Specialized Nutrition who all strive for our vision One Planet One Health.

Danone Nordics & Baltics has 500 employees, and our brand portfolio includes many trusted brands such as Alpro, Aptamil, Souvenaid, Fortimel, Neocate, Lophlex, Actimel, Aqua d’Or, Fortini and Milupa.

We develop healthy food choices for everyone and grow strong brands through close collaboration with our customers and consumers. We keep challenging ourselves to stay one step ahead of emerging trends and tastes. Join our movement for a more sustainable world. One Planet One Health BY YOU

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

For more information about Danone, our teams and culture, please explore careers.danone.com.



Click “APPLY” button and send in your application in English. Recruitment process is ongoing, and we will review applications and conduct interviews continuously. Observe that the position may be filled before last application date.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

SIA “Nutricia” with its registered office in Riga (Gustava Zemgala gatve 74, Riga, LV-1039, Latvia) is the controller of your personal data disclosed in the profile and in documents submitted during the recruitment process.


Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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