🔷 About UPSA :
Historically specialists in the fight against pain and self-medication, the UPSA laboratories (Union of Applied Scientific Pharmacology) were created in Agen by Doctor Camille Bru.
Today both a company and a brand, UPSA has developed strong expertise in pain, flu-like illness, vitality, digestion, and sleep quality over the past 80 years.
Through its range of self-medication, UPSA develops and makes medicines and medical devices available to treat everyday ailments.
With over 1,500 employees in France, including nearly 1,300 at its industrial site in Agen, UPSA is the leading private employer in Lot-et-Garonne.
Internationally, UPSA is present in more than 60 countries, mainly in Europe, French-speaking Africa, and Asia.
To further strengthen our organizational capacity in response to our growing business, we are looking for a Finance Business Partner in Northern Europe.
🔷 JOB DESCRIPTION
Main responsibilities include:
✅ Full responsibility for Northern Europe P&L (incl. Belgium, Luxembourg, and Switzerland)
o Day to day financial monitoring
o Elaboration of budgets & forecasts, strategic plan
o Monthly / quarterly and annual closing
✅ Monthly reporting and financial results presentation to Management and Corporate HQ
o Perform and present financial analysis about actuals results, budget/forecast and
o Act as a trusted business partner with the stakeholders and ensure clear internal financial
communication at all levels (marketing and commercial teams ...)
✅ Functional support to Market Leads to develop the business and driving the profitability
o Coordinate with the marketing and commercial teams to analyze, develop and launch new
products (business case, profitability analysis, KPIs monitoring…)
o Challenge and optimize Commercial Policy, media investment, and resource allocation
o Functional support in annual negotiations with local distributors, financial assessment of
business model changes
o Work on profitability improvement (trade terms, product mix, standard cogs, OPEX
o Ad-hoc projects and analysis
✅ Responsible for leading and shaping new financial processes and tools
✅ Point of contact for auditors
o Education: Management School, Master’s degree in economics…
o At least two years of controlling experience. Experience in an audit firm would be appreciated.
o Fluent in French and English.
o Engaged, hands-on, and solution-oriented
o Team player and real business partner
o Proactive and collaborative personality with strong communication and social skills
o Business Travels (mainly in Europe) on average two days every two weeks in Switzerland
o REMUNERATION : 60k/70k base salary + bonus
UPSA guarantees fair treatment and equal opportunities in its employees' applications and career paths. Diversity, inclusion, promotion of equal opportunities, and quality of life at work are critical areas for UPSA. UPSA believes that diversity within the company constitutes true wealth in the service of overall performance.