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Director, Supply Chain Finance Co-Pilot

Director, Supply Chain Finance Co-Pilot

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

The role of Director Supply Chain Finance Co-pilot, reporting to the VP Operations Finance, will be responsible for Logistics Finance and Procurement Finance support for all NHSc US business units.  This individual will be instrumental in helping the Supply Chain business leads and the Supply Chain Finance Team establish high-performance capabilities.

 

The Co-pilot position will operate as the key finance lead and strategic business partner to the VP Head of Supply Chain for NHSc US.  The role will be responsible for leading the supply chain finance teams covering Logistics Finance and Procurement Finance for all businesses within NHSc US.  Additionally, they will support strategic projects as they arise and help coordinate efforts across the organization in areas such as Distribution Network Optimization, Waste Management, and Key Procurement Savings initiatives.

 

The individual must be able to effectively interact, collaborate and communicate across multiple functions in the organization, cooperating and building consensus to drive results. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities where risk must be accurately assessed to support and guide timely and sound business decisions.
 

Responsibilities

  • Establish successful business partner relationships with Supply Chain and Procurement teams supporting NHSc US and NiM partners.
  • Develop & implement Operational Reporting strategy that provides VP Operations, VP Supply Chain and Business Co-pilots with all necessary tools to achieve financial goals.
  • Support Period End Close (PEC) processes, ensure P&L financial integrity/accuracy, perform variance analysis to inform future forecasting (YTD performance/YTG forecasting).
  • P&L management for Variable and Fixed Distribution, Procurement PPV and Waste.  Serve as the primary source of information for these line items of the P&L, driving profit improvement & cost efficiency where possible, and working with the broader functional finance community to ensure sound decision making and delivery of targets.
  • Lead transformational cost savings and network optimization projects in collaboration with the Supply Chain and Procurement teams
  • Business Planning (MBP) process: support the development of MBP process in collaboration with Supply Chain and with cross-functional teams to drive improvement and efficiency through the MBP process 
  • Lead the MBS (Market Business Strategy) activities for Logistics, Procurement and Waste supporting the business units across NHSc US

 

Requirements

  • BA/BS with major in Finance or Accounting (or other related field)
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in Finance Management/Accounting
  • Working knowledge:
    • US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (US GAAP) or International Accounting Standards (IAS)
    • Financial statements, including Profit & Loss, balance sheet, and cash flow
    • Financial concepts & principles including cash flow, NPV, IRR, ROI, Economic Profit, etc.

 

Skills

  • Ability to manage a team of Finance Managers & Analysts
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision 
  • Ability to manage multiple work flows at any given time 
  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of product profit and loss
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing
  • Ideal candidate has an end-to-end business mindset, is results focused, a self-starter with high initiative, naturally inquisitive, able to think independently and has a desire to make a difference
  • Strong financial and analytical skills; ability to draw conclusions from information and develop recommendations
  • Commitment to deliver accurate financial analytics with first time quality and high level of thought leadership in all work
  • Partner with customers/cross-functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables; ability to influence business decisions with concrete financial support
  • Draw conclusions from information and develop recommendations; critically important to be able to deliver the message to non-finance professionals
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, including presentations
  • Manage/organize time, information, and resources effectively to meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner
  • Recommend possible strategic courses of action to capitalize on business opportunities
     

Requisition ID: 283722 

 

 

#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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

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

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

The role of Director Supply Chain Finance Co-pilot, reporting to the VP Operations Finance, will be responsible for Logistics Finance and Procurement Finance support for all NHSc US business units.  This individual will be instrumental in helping the Supply Chain business leads and the Supply Chain Finance Team establish high-performance capabilities.

 

The Co-pilot position will operate as the key finance lead and strategic business partner to the VP Head of Supply Chain for NHSc US.  The role will be responsible for leading the supply chain finance teams covering Logistics Finance and Procurement Finance for all businesses within NHSc US.  Additionally, they will support strategic projects as they arise and help coordinate efforts across the organization in areas such as Distribution Network Optimization, Waste Management, and Key Procurement Savings initiatives.

 

The individual must be able to effectively interact, collaborate and communicate across multiple functions in the organization, cooperating and building consensus to drive results. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities where risk must be accurately assessed to support and guide timely and sound business decisions.
 

Responsibilities

  • Establish successful business partner relationships with Supply Chain and Procurement teams supporting NHSc US and NiM partners.
  • Develop & implement Operational Reporting strategy that provides VP Operations, VP Supply Chain and Business Co-pilots with all necessary tools to achieve financial goals.
  • Support Period End Close (PEC) processes, ensure P&L financial integrity/accuracy, perform variance analysis to inform future forecasting (YTD performance/YTG forecasting).
  • P&L management for Variable and Fixed Distribution, Procurement PPV and Waste.  Serve as the primary source of information for these line items of the P&L, driving profit improvement & cost efficiency where possible, and working with the broader functional finance community to ensure sound decision making and delivery of targets.
  • Lead transformational cost savings and network optimization projects in collaboration with the Supply Chain and Procurement teams
  • Business Planning (MBP) process: support the development of MBP process in collaboration with Supply Chain and with cross-functional teams to drive improvement and efficiency through the MBP process 
  • Lead the MBS (Market Business Strategy) activities for Logistics, Procurement and Waste supporting the business units across NHSc US

 

Requirements

  • BA/BS with major in Finance or Accounting (or other related field)
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in Finance Management/Accounting
  • Working knowledge:
    • US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (US GAAP) or International Accounting Standards (IAS)
    • Financial statements, including Profit & Loss, balance sheet, and cash flow
    • Financial concepts & principles including cash flow, NPV, IRR, ROI, Economic Profit, etc.

 

Skills

  • Ability to manage a team of Finance Managers & Analysts
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision 
  • Ability to manage multiple work flows at any given time 
  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of product profit and loss
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing
  • Ideal candidate has an end-to-end business mindset, is results focused, a self-starter with high initiative, naturally inquisitive, able to think independently and has a desire to make a difference
  • Strong financial and analytical skills; ability to draw conclusions from information and develop recommendations
  • Commitment to deliver accurate financial analytics with first time quality and high level of thought leadership in all work
  • Partner with customers/cross-functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables; ability to influence business decisions with concrete financial support
  • Draw conclusions from information and develop recommendations; critically important to be able to deliver the message to non-finance professionals
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, including presentations
  • Manage/organize time, information, and resources effectively to meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner
  • Recommend possible strategic courses of action to capitalize on business opportunities
     

Requisition ID: 283722 

 

 

#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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

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

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