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Financial Control Analyst

Financial Control Analyst

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

As the Financial Control Analyst, you will be the key finance lead for PFME and coupon management. Responsibilities include leading the planning, forecasting, and management of Product Fixed Marketing Expense (PFME) and Consumer Price Reductions, as well as ensuring accurate and timely P&L recognition and overall analysis on financial impact. The position is responsible for ensuring PFME effectiveness measures and tools are used to optimize PFME spend effectiveness. This will include significant cross functional partnership with divisional and corporate Marketing teams, Procurement, IT, and other corporate Finance groups.   

 

PFME and Coupon Budget Build and Management:

  • Lead annual divisional PFME budget planning including working with finance and marketing leadership to gain alignment on budget breakouts 
  • Work with marketing teams to manage timeline to define campaigns including, brand allocation and spend type assignment of funds for accurate P&L recognition 
  • Responsible for execution of budget in CRMSAP and coordinating approval with division finance.  Responsible for updating budgets in SAP throughout the year to reflect shifts in budgets and close of budgets at year-end.
  • Track budget shifts throughout year and impact on annual plan
  • Lead periodic PFME budget review and reconciliation meetings with budget owners including Year to date and Year to Go spend
  • Work with marketing to determine timing of PFME spend
  • Review coupon redemptions trends and effects to budget
  • Provide reporting related to historical spend by division, brand, spend type
  • Coordinate with PFME payment analyst team on vendor payment status and impact to budgets
  • Manage annual budget close including management of year end risks and opportunities and communication to marketing of timelines.  

PFME and Coupon Forecasting and P&L Reconciliation:

  • Prepare Monthly Forecasting for PFME and Coupon spend for the business.  Ensure alignment and communication across divisional Finance and Marketing.
  • Provide tracking of evolution of PFME and Coupon Forecast 
  • Identify Risks and Opportunities to Achieving Annual Forecast
  • Provide Variance Analysis of forecast to actuals by division, brand, type of spend, and budget owner
  • Provide Updates to division including reporting on variances, budget risks and opportunities, timing and calendarization of spend, and year-to-go available PFME and Coupon funds
  • Maintain analysis of SAP budget totals versus DF amount

PFME and Coupon Financial Control:

  • Ensure accurate PFME P&L recognition 
  • Act as point of contact for PFME and Coupon audit reviews
  • Use inputs to including updates as part of the divisional MBP process.  Updates to division will include reporting on variances, budget risks and opportunities, timing and calendarization of spend, and year-to-go available PFME and Coupon funds. 

PFME and Coupon Spend Effectiveness:

  • Provide PFME and Coupon Benchmark reporting across businesses
  • Establish PFME investment measures across businesses
  • Maintain PFME investment measurement data
  • Guide marketing through PFME investment measures and data requirements
  • Guide marketing to tools to measure proposed and current PFME investments
  • Link PFME investment effectiveness measures with trade effectiveness measures

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance, with preferred Finance and Marketing emphasis.
  • BA/BS with major or minor in Accounting or Finance, or BA/BS degree with coursework up to and including intermediate accounting.

 

Requisition ID: 306750 

#LI-Hybrid

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

As the Financial Control Analyst, you will be the key finance lead for PFME and coupon management. Responsibilities include leading the planning, forecasting, and management of Product Fixed Marketing Expense (PFME) and Consumer Price Reductions, as well as ensuring accurate and timely P&L recognition and overall analysis on financial impact. The position is responsible for ensuring PFME effectiveness measures and tools are used to optimize PFME spend effectiveness. This will include significant cross functional partnership with divisional and corporate Marketing teams, Procurement, IT, and other corporate Finance groups.   

 

PFME and Coupon Budget Build and Management:

  • Lead annual divisional PFME budget planning including working with finance and marketing leadership to gain alignment on budget breakouts 
  • Work with marketing teams to manage timeline to define campaigns including, brand allocation and spend type assignment of funds for accurate P&L recognition 
  • Responsible for execution of budget in CRMSAP and coordinating approval with division finance.  Responsible for updating budgets in SAP throughout the year to reflect shifts in budgets and close of budgets at year-end.
  • Track budget shifts throughout year and impact on annual plan
  • Lead periodic PFME budget review and reconciliation meetings with budget owners including Year to date and Year to Go spend
  • Work with marketing to determine timing of PFME spend
  • Review coupon redemptions trends and effects to budget
  • Provide reporting related to historical spend by division, brand, spend type
  • Coordinate with PFME payment analyst team on vendor payment status and impact to budgets
  • Manage annual budget close including management of year end risks and opportunities and communication to marketing of timelines.  

PFME and Coupon Forecasting and P&L Reconciliation:

  • Prepare Monthly Forecasting for PFME and Coupon spend for the business.  Ensure alignment and communication across divisional Finance and Marketing.
  • Provide tracking of evolution of PFME and Coupon Forecast 
  • Identify Risks and Opportunities to Achieving Annual Forecast
  • Provide Variance Analysis of forecast to actuals by division, brand, type of spend, and budget owner
  • Provide Updates to division including reporting on variances, budget risks and opportunities, timing and calendarization of spend, and year-to-go available PFME and Coupon funds
  • Maintain analysis of SAP budget totals versus DF amount

PFME and Coupon Financial Control:

  • Ensure accurate PFME P&L recognition 
  • Act as point of contact for PFME and Coupon audit reviews
  • Use inputs to including updates as part of the divisional MBP process.  Updates to division will include reporting on variances, budget risks and opportunities, timing and calendarization of spend, and year-to-go available PFME and Coupon funds. 

PFME and Coupon Spend Effectiveness:

  • Provide PFME and Coupon Benchmark reporting across businesses
  • Establish PFME investment measures across businesses
  • Maintain PFME investment measurement data
  • Guide marketing through PFME investment measures and data requirements
  • Guide marketing to tools to measure proposed and current PFME investments
  • Link PFME investment effectiveness measures with trade effectiveness measures

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance, with preferred Finance and Marketing emphasis.
  • BA/BS with major or minor in Accounting or Finance, or BA/BS degree with coursework up to and including intermediate accounting.

 

Requisition ID: 306750 

#LI-Hybrid

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Arlington, VA, US, 22209


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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