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Coca-Cola European Partners is a leader in one of the largest FMCG sectors in Europe’s most significant markets. We offer consumers some of the world’s leading brands and a wide choice of high quality drinks, with or without sugar and calories.

We are a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people.

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Sr Assistant, Purchase Support Germany

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Coca-Cola European Partners Bulgaria

48 Sitnyakovo Blvd
Office Building, floor 5
Sofia BULGARIA

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Sr Assistant, Purchase Support Germany

Location:
(BULGARIA) and Sofia
Job Reference:
10821
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 1 Year
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Job Description & Qualifications

From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.  Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.

Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.

Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference?  Does a fast paced environment suit you?

Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?

At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be.  We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company’s long-term success.

The Shared Services STP Purchase Support Sr. Assistant with German Language skills will identify and respond to internal and external customer’s needs. They will be responsible for handling purchase requisition requests, creation and amendment of Purchase Orders and Purchase Order related quires received as cases/tickets from the PTP Service Desk, as inbound calls, e-mails, faxes, from employees, vendors and approved third parties, ensuring Purchase Orders are created or amended in a timely manner in line with CCEP guided buying principles.
The position will be tasked with driving and delivering PTP Purchase Order service excellence to the business with an emphasis on quality, customer service and continuous process improvement to further enhance the STP service level and effectiveness expected throughout.

Financial Services Delivery

•    Responsible for delivering high quality services to key customers (who include Customers, Suppliers, Employees, Executives, Regulatory Bodies, etc)
•    Ensures that Coca-Cola European Partners policies are adhered to (e.g. approvals, financial guidelines, etc.) 
•    Service-oriented handling of Purchase Order related enquiries with communication, in local language of the customer, of information by telephone and in writing (email) where applicable
•    Updating (where applicable) case/ticket, with all necessary information
•    Analyzing and documenting root causes of problems related to Purchase Orders and appropriate amendment of Purchase Orders
•    Accept, audit and process electronic purchase requisition requests in SAP and SRM Sourcing Cockpit, in compliance with CCEP guided buying principles
•    Sending SAP orders
•    Entering incoming order confirmations 
•    Initiation of process to create of new supplier master data in SAP, as well as the occasional application of new materials, taking into account central supplier strategies and central category specifications
•    Accept and resolve incoming inquiries from suppliers and internal customers (such as delivery delays, complaints, etc) as a contact for procurement
•    Supporting activities for the monthly financial statements (including clarification of open orders, preparation of provisions)
•    Collaboration with other departments and Business Units in order to resolve the issues effectively
•    Maintaining good relationship with suppliers and stakeholders
•    Ensures that the daily activities, within his/her responsibilities, are fulfilled according to the timetable agreed with Team Leader and desktop procedures
•    Demonstrates knowledge of respective Finance processes and procedures
•    Maintains Supplier and Customer agreements and template orders
•    Make productive use of technology tools and systems  to ensure effective service delivery and accurate data management
•    Ensure effective customer relationships are established and maintained through providing a prompt service by fully understanding clients’ needs and requirements.
•    To constantly strive in finding ways in which the CCEP processes and procedures can be further improved 
•    Ensure the timely and accurate delivery of information to stakeholders and customers
•    Where appropriate escalation of cases to other teams, including sharing of documented and annotated enquiry research
•    Where appropriate triggering the master data change process
•    Provides support to other team members where required
•    Works to ensure the achievement of customer service requirements as defined by both formal Service Partnership Agreements as well as Customer Satisfaction surveys
•    Assures that the appropriate internal control environment and SOX compliance are maintained along with compliance to all legal and regulatory requirements

Relationships

•    Builds strong relationships with key stakeholders in the Business Units to drive understanding and support for STP and Shared Services generally
•    Works and liaises closely with BPO provider and European Master Data
•    Works and liaises closely with BU Finance teams and other departments where required
•    Works proactively with colleagues across the PTP Function to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery 

Continuous Improvement

•    Provides feedback and support to the STP Purchase Services Senior Manager in driving end-to-end standard STP processes across the Coca-Cola European Partners business

Qualifications:

•    University degree or equivalent 
•    Minimum 1 years Procurement/STP/Accounts Payable experience in a multinational organisation and/or Shared Services environment
•    Experience of creating, managing and analyzing records/data through computerized systems,  ideally in multinational organisation and/or Shared Services environment
•    Ability to assess a problem and escalate it to the appropriate level
•    Fluent in English and German 
•    Strong ERP experience essential, preferably SAP

We value a diverse workforce and welcome you to apply regardless of gender, age or ethnicity.  
We offer you an international workplace with a focus on sustainability throughout our business. Personal development through training, salaries according to market range, pension and of course the possibility to drink as much as you like of our beverages when working.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.
You may join for the brand but you stay for the people!

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Analyst PPM CoE - Supply Chain

Location:
(BULGARIA) and Sofia
Job Reference:
10820
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate
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Job Description & Qualifications

From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.  Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.

Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.

Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference?  Does a fast paced environment suit you?

Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?

At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be.  We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company’s long-term success.

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 main 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 several areas of expertise. These are: Sales & Margin, FP&A, Group Reporting, Supply Chain, and Operational Excellence. This role provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience across a number of Supply Chain Finance activities; team members will provide back-up and resilience across all areas.

The Supply Chain team in the CoE will provide reporting and support to plant controlling finance teams and central finance, so that effective decisions are made within internal and external regulatory requirements.

This Supply Chain Analyst will perform daily supply chain activities, including reporting, analytics, forecasts and budgets preparation. The role is required to ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures to deliver tight financial control.

The individual will need to demonstrate an independent approach, setting their own agenda to deliver accountabilities, working on problems of diverse complexity and scope.

Key Activities

  • Conduct analysis to Influence and advise operational site and country management, so that they can make decisions that will provide optimal returns to the Supply Chain business
  • Collate and prepare initial financial reporting and analysis to support decisions that will improve performance and deliver customer expectations.

Product development and exploitation

  • Support on the roll out of new reporting and systems across the different countries in CCEP
  • Manages and processes changes in Masterdata and Hierarchies; 

Effectiveness and Efficiency

  • Collate and prepare the information required for site budgeting and forecasting to provide the basis for management decision making.
  • Prepare accurate, timely and effective site accounts, advising and highlighting variances so that site management can take effective action to improve operating performance; 

Functional excellence

  • Support the delivery of Supply Chain financial initiatives to ensure that there are standardised processes in place and that all internal customers receive a consistent, professional service
  • Applying improvements for elinmination, simplification, standardization and automation;

Financial Services Delivery

  • Ensure CCEP policies are adhered to (e.g. approvals, financial guidelines, etc.)
  • Work to ensure the achievement of management requirements ;

Relationships

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

Qualifications:

  • Degree level education in Business Studies, Finance or Information Systems
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Some understanding of SAP BO and BW
  • English – advanced level
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems 

We value a diverse workforce and welcome you to apply regardless of gender, age or ethnicity.  
We offer you an international workplace with a focus on sustainability throughout our business. Personal development through training, salaries according to market range, pension and of course the possibility to drink as much as you like of our beverages when working.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.
You may join for the brand but you stay for the people!

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Assistant CMA with English language skills

Location:
(BULGARIA) and Sofia
Job Reference:
10819
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate
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Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications

From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.  Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.

Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.

Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference?  Does a fast paced environment suit you?

Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?

At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be.  We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company’s long-term success.

The purpose of this role is to process accurately all CMA documents following the end-to-end process (verifying contracts; keying of accruals; allocating vs an accrual and processing payments) in alignment with the SOX compliance checks. Along with that, the Assistant should execute some daily/weekly/monthly reports.

Key Contributions

  • Daily - To review and analyse the post keying results of the Promax deals you inputted and compare the actual accrual amount generated VS the accrual amount expected
  • Daily - Assist with all other keying inputs outside of Promax deals submissions
  • Controls – Adhere to SOX Audit controls, Policies, Procedures and Processes relevant to your role 
  • Customer Service - To provide a high standard of service to both internal and external customers, seek to answer Account Manager contract questions or resolve accrual amount queries promptly and efficiently with professionalism.
  • Systems development and/or projects - assist if required                                       
  • New Brands, Flavours, Sizes or Packs and consider if any necessary actions 
  • To upload and review all CMA invoices for payment using Share Point
  • To allocate CMA invoices vs correct accrual and obtain approval from Sales
  • To process CMA payment requests using SAP Vistex
  • To calculate and process payments for Contract Caterer rebate schemes
  • To check and ensure received contracts comply with SOX controls

Competencies

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work unsupervised and is self-disciplined
  • Good organisation skills 
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Strong attention to detail, and can remain focused
  • Willingness to provide a good level of service and support 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or similar
  • Previous experience would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in a Finance environment in a similar operation is an advantage
  • Ability to business partner and build strong relationships across functions
  • Fluent in English
  • Good Excel skills 
  • Knowledge of SAP systems is an advantage

We value a diverse workforce and welcome you to apply regardless of gender, age or ethnicity.  
We offer you an international workplace with a focus on sustainability throughout our business. Personal development through training, salaries according to market range, pension and of course the possibility to drink as much as you like of our beverages when working.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.
You may join for the brand but you stay for the people!