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Sr Analyst Finance Co-Pilot

Sr Analyst Finance Co-Pilot

 

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.

 

 

This Sr Analyst Finance Co-Pilot is responsible for proactively delivering relevant, actionable analyses and recommendations to internal customers. This position must influence business partners to drive decisions that will improve performance and help the business meet or exceed its objectives.

 

This person must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate across multiple functions throughout the organization to promote alignment and drive results. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities to support and guide timely and sound business decisions. The role provides opportunity to manage projects and think strategically while dealing with business complexity. 

 

This role will support our Nestle Premium Waters (NPW) division, under Nestle USA, focused on elevating iconic brands including S. Pellegrino, Acqua Panna, Perrier and Essentia. As part of the NPW Finance team, you will play a key role by providing accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and/or implementing sound recommendations to grow business profitability, and optimizing the brand's existing portfolio.

 

This position will operate as a key resource, supporting the Sr Manager, Finance Co-Pilot in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses.  Key areas of responsibility include partnering with the Brand Co-pilots through the MBP process and is a key piece on building monthly Operational Forecasts (OF), Annual AOP forecasts, MBS scenario modeling, providing most updated and relevant financial scenario information to the Division Co-Pilots to facilitate the management of their brands with he extended teams.

Building financial models and reporting for the Division from a Market and End to end perspective. Partner along with Brand Co-pilots on new product feasibility, business optimization, commercial investment ROI analyses, ongoing business reviews, and special projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Monthly Business Planning process and works closely with cross functional business partners to understand key inputs for Dynamic Forecast, risks and opportunities to forecast, and makes recommendations to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Provides accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and/or implementing sound recommendations to grow business profitability and optimize the brand’s existing portfolio.
  • Tracks and provides understanding of month end results variance analysis vs prior year and forecasts.
  • Provide decision support to cross-functional team and senior management.
  • Support business with accurate financials as an enabler for analysis of new product proposals.
  • Uses knowledge and understanding of total delivered cost structure to provide analytics to support business decision making.
  • Operates as a key lead resource, supporting the Sr Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or other related major.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Finance required
  • Ability to Influence business decisions with concrete financial support
  • Resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and professionally
  • Work independently in solving business issues and taking initiative.
  • Partner with the customer / other functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables.
  • Identify risks and opportunities.
  • Manage projects.
  • Leverage best practices.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, including presentation skills.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of profit and volume changes.
  • Complex financial modeling skills.
  • Hands-on knowledge of financial statements, including balance sheet, income and cash flow statements
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts and principles including cost accounting, activity-based costing, (cash flow, NPV, IRR, return on investment, Economic Profit, etc is a plus).
  • Working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and/or International Accounting Standards (IAS), knowledge of Nestle Accountings Standards (NAS) a plus.

Professional Skills:

  • Ideal candidate is results focused, a self-starter, naturally inquisitive, able to think independently and has a desire to make a difference.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills coupled with comprehensive business knowledge; ability to provide meaningful insight, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with cross-functional teams to drive business results; ability to influence business decisions with concrete financial support.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, strong presentation skills at executive leadership level.
  • Proven ability to effectively work with multi-functional teams.
  • Effective management of information and resources to meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to design financial and non-financial measurements and key performance indicators (KPI's) to drive improved business performance.

Job ID: 305686 

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.

 

 

This Sr Analyst Finance Co-Pilot is responsible for proactively delivering relevant, actionable analyses and recommendations to internal customers. This position must influence business partners to drive decisions that will improve performance and help the business meet or exceed its objectives.

 

This person must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate across multiple functions throughout the organization to promote alignment and drive results. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities to support and guide timely and sound business decisions. The role provides opportunity to manage projects and think strategically while dealing with business complexity. 

 

This role will support our Nestle Premium Waters (NPW) division, under Nestle USA, focused on elevating iconic brands including S. Pellegrino, Acqua Panna, Perrier and Essentia. As part of the NPW Finance team, you will play a key role by providing accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and/or implementing sound recommendations to grow business profitability, and optimizing the brand's existing portfolio.

 

This position will operate as a key resource, supporting the Sr Manager, Finance Co-Pilot in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses.  Key areas of responsibility include partnering with the Brand Co-pilots through the MBP process and is a key piece on building monthly Operational Forecasts (OF), Annual AOP forecasts, MBS scenario modeling, providing most updated and relevant financial scenario information to the Division Co-Pilots to facilitate the management of their brands with he extended teams.

Building financial models and reporting for the Division from a Market and End to end perspective. Partner along with Brand Co-pilots on new product feasibility, business optimization, commercial investment ROI analyses, ongoing business reviews, and special projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Monthly Business Planning process and works closely with cross functional business partners to understand key inputs for Dynamic Forecast, risks and opportunities to forecast, and makes recommendations to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Provides accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and/or implementing sound recommendations to grow business profitability and optimize the brand’s existing portfolio.
  • Tracks and provides understanding of month end results variance analysis vs prior year and forecasts.
  • Provide decision support to cross-functional team and senior management.
  • Support business with accurate financials as an enabler for analysis of new product proposals.
  • Uses knowledge and understanding of total delivered cost structure to provide analytics to support business decision making.
  • Operates as a key lead resource, supporting the Sr Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or other related major.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Finance required
  • Ability to Influence business decisions with concrete financial support
  • Resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and professionally
  • Work independently in solving business issues and taking initiative.
  • Partner with the customer / other functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables.
  • Identify risks and opportunities.
  • Manage projects.
  • Leverage best practices.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, including presentation skills.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of profit and volume changes.
  • Complex financial modeling skills.
  • Hands-on knowledge of financial statements, including balance sheet, income and cash flow statements
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts and principles including cost accounting, activity-based costing, (cash flow, NPV, IRR, return on investment, Economic Profit, etc is a plus).
  • Working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and/or International Accounting Standards (IAS), knowledge of Nestle Accountings Standards (NAS) a plus.

Professional Skills:

  • Ideal candidate is results focused, a self-starter, naturally inquisitive, able to think independently and has a desire to make a difference.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills coupled with comprehensive business knowledge; ability to provide meaningful insight, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with cross-functional teams to drive business results; ability to influence business decisions with concrete financial support.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, strong presentation skills at executive leadership level.
  • Proven ability to effectively work with multi-functional teams.
  • Effective management of information and resources to meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to design financial and non-financial measurements and key performance indicators (KPI's) to drive improved business performance.

Job ID: 305686 

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

 

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