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Reporting functionally to the Group FP&A Director and on business to the Food Strategy & Planning Director, you will be leading the Food Financial Planning & Analysis Team with 2 direct reports.
Covering the Food Division you will need to partner with all Food Business Leaders (Sales, Production, Marketing ) and Head of Finance across the various Business Units and Manufacturing sites.
This role would be suitable for a Senior Commercial Financial Analyst with supervisory experience or for a FP&A Manager seeking a stable opportunity with very large responsibilities and direct exposure to executive management and shareholders of the company.
You will have a full understanding of financials, have been exposed to manufacturing and commercial finance in the past, experience of ERP and BI systems, advanced Excel skills and be a strong team player who enjoys being challenged and driving process improvements within an organization.
Some of key activities are :
Build and maintain strong relationships with Food Functional leaders and act as their finance business partner for appropriate decision makingManage the weekly Business Margin Review for FoodDrive margin improvement through accurate financial information and analysisReview and analyse actuals vs.
forecast at Division and BU levelUnderstand full set of financials (P&L, B / S, Cash Flow) at Division levelSupport financial analysis on New Product DevelopmentUnderstand and analyse SKU / Customer / Regional profitabilityUnderstand and analyse our various distribution modelAnalyse Advertising and Promotion return on investmentDevelop robust Sales and cost of sales forecasting systemDevelop new financial tracking tools for Sales departmentDevelop margin sensitivity analysis across the BusinessWork closely with Head of FP&A / Management Reporting & Costing on any ad-
hoc analysis required for management and shareholders
Master level (ideally a MBA abroad in a recognized organization). Chartered Accountant Qualification Optional5 to 10 years experience of commercial financial analysis, manufacturing finance, management reporting and budgeting in MNC environment or 10 to 15 years if not in BlueChip companiesExperience in managing a small team and working with various business partnersWorked in multinational FMCG company with exposure to senior managementAdvanced Excel and PowerPoint skillsExperience with accounting, planning and reporting tools (ERP, BI)Energetic, eager to understand the business, action oriented mind-
setPragmatic and problem solving approachExcellent communication skills both oral and written to work within multi-functional teams
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