Commercial Finance Analyst
Demo - Coca-Cola
Lagos, Lagos, NG
3h ago

Our Financial Analyst III role provides advanced financial support to our businessunitsto function efficiently and effectively, providing the financial understanding on which key decisionsare made.

By providing accurate analysis and revealing insights, we add value to core commercial processesand provide the support to our teams to continue innovating and driving results.

We are looking for someone who isresults-orientedand has a drive to develop and improve processes through digitalization.

What You’ll Do for Us

Provide leadership, decision support, and analytical resources to deliver on strategic priorities for the divisionby developingmonthlyperformance and forecasting that allows the business unit toachieve annual business plan.

Develop and present financial analysesand manage P&L responsibilitywith insights to internalandexternal clients, identifyingcontingency plans and gap closures to mitigate risks and accelerate profitable growth.

Maintain adherence to GAAP and compliance with quarterly deadlines and deliverables.

Focus on identifying opportunities for digitization and driving efficiencies with systems and processes.

Highly collaborative, adept and building value-based relationships with sales teams, cross-functional teams, and functional peers.

Drives innovative business improvements by developing ideas and gaining others’ commitment, as well as seizes opportunities that can deliver the greatest value while promoting an environment of creative thinking and innovation.

Meets critical objectives while considering the impact of those activities on longer term goals and translates strategic direction into personal actions / plan.

Manages & synthesizes diverse internal and external data sources to identify key brand trends.

Leveragessynthesized insights to define key takeaways and recommended action plans to drive profitable growth forcustomers and The Coca-Cola Company.

Developsandimplementsscorecardsandcommunication routines against key brandsorinitiatives.

Qualification & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree Finance, Accountingor related field is required,Master’s degree is preferred

3-4 years of experience, ideally in Consumer-Packaged Goods industries

Must possess strong skills in all Microsoft Office applications, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of syndicated marketplace information & data (e.g., Nielsen) are required

Strong data analytical skill is required; must be able to utilize Excel data warehouse by extracting key data and summarize with financial implications for management review

Good knowledge in cost accounting is required

Working knowledge of key internal data resources (e.g.Matrix, MRE, Margin Minder, EVC) is preferred

Experience with collaborating and influencing cross-functional teams is needed

What We Can DoForYou

Agile & Innovative Software Platforms : Each day we are working to improve efficiency and reporting using top tier platforms which include Alteryx, Power BI, & Tableau.

Collaborative Culture : We work cross-functionally,across businessunitstoensure you’ve got the tools, resources and thought-leadership to create the most comprehensive financial businessmodels, which enables us to make sound business decisions.

Global Reach : We have the most advanced financial modeling that allows for global financial analysiswhich leads theindustry.

Skills :

  • Leadership; Microsoft Office; Communication; Business Intelligence and Analytics; Strategy Development; Scorecards; Problem Solving;
  • General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Project Management; Agile Methodologies; Data Modeling; Financial Forecasting

    Our Purpose and Growth Culture :

    We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference.

    We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves.

    We focus on four key behaviors curious, empowered, inclusive and agile and value how we work as much as what we achieve.

    We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

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