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Financial Analyst CoPilot- RGM

Financial Analyst CoPilot- RGM

 

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.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position offers the right person a unique opportunity to be a key financial influencer & strategic business partner for a Nestlé USA customer team managing a multi-million dollar portfolio of Revenue, facilitating key decisions related to sales and trade funds with a focus on ensuring profitable growth and adequate return on promotional investment.  

 

Who are we looking for?

 

The Financial Analyst will provide financial oversight including detailed event level planning, promotional spend review, forecasting, reporting, and ad-hoc customer analysis, with an emphasis on maintaining sound financial controls around trade budget spending. This will require someone who is comfortable digesting large amounts of data and can use both art and science to convert it into actionable insights for the organization. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with at least 3-5 years of experience in CPG or a relevant field that has transferable examples of how they can influence and drive results. The success individual will be highly collaborative in a cross functional environment and exemplify such key behaviors such as: digital curiosity and progress over perfection. The successful individual will have a strong finance or accounting background, superior communication and people skills, ability to learn quickly, a solid understanding of Nestlé (or another FMCG/CPG business), managerial courage and the ability to deliver high performance work both within a team and independently. 

 

How you will make an impact:

The position is instrumental in allocating resources, maintaining control of NPS, trade spend, NNS, and evaluating & driving overall efficiency of trade plans

The Key Performance indicators are sales volume, real internal growth, organic growth, trade, and sales contribution.  The key quality indicators are trade management, forecasting and strategic business partnering. 

 

Areas of Focus

• Work proactively with Category Account Managers (CAM) during annual planning, ensuring alignment with Commercial Action Plans and ROI thresholds for promotions.

• Lead monthly Business Review process, including analytical review of monthly/annual forecasts and promotional plan performance - leading to objective, timely and fact-based communication of volume/trade opportunities and gaps to the Divisions (via Monthly Issues Log).

• Support governance and compliance to trade program policies.

• Perform financial modeling and scenario planning to analyze cross-functional business results and opportunities.

• Propose actionable solutions to business challenges by performing root cause analysis to identify and quantify value creation opportunities

 

Requirements:

  • College degree required; Bachelor in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required.
  • 3-5 years financial analysis experience in Consumer Goods company/industry preferred.
  • Previous experience with Sales Finance/RGM and/or Internal Audit management a plus
  • Intermediate/Advanced in Excel and SAP (or other ERP System) preferred.
  • Position is located in  Solon, OH
  • Travel estimated up to 10% (Planning Sessions/Business Reviews/Sales Finance team meetings).

Requisition ID: 297882 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position offers the right person a unique opportunity to be a key financial influencer & strategic business partner for a Nestlé USA customer team managing a multi-million dollar portfolio of Revenue, facilitating key decisions related to sales and trade funds with a focus on ensuring profitable growth and adequate return on promotional investment.  

 

Who are we looking for?

 

The Financial Analyst will provide financial oversight including detailed event level planning, promotional spend review, forecasting, reporting, and ad-hoc customer analysis, with an emphasis on maintaining sound financial controls around trade budget spending. This will require someone who is comfortable digesting large amounts of data and can use both art and science to convert it into actionable insights for the organization. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with at least 3-5 years of experience in CPG or a relevant field that has transferable examples of how they can influence and drive results. The success individual will be highly collaborative in a cross functional environment and exemplify such key behaviors such as: digital curiosity and progress over perfection. The successful individual will have a strong finance or accounting background, superior communication and people skills, ability to learn quickly, a solid understanding of Nestlé (or another FMCG/CPG business), managerial courage and the ability to deliver high performance work both within a team and independently. 

 

How you will make an impact:

The position is instrumental in allocating resources, maintaining control of NPS, trade spend, NNS, and evaluating & driving overall efficiency of trade plans

The Key Performance indicators are sales volume, real internal growth, organic growth, trade, and sales contribution.  The key quality indicators are trade management, forecasting and strategic business partnering. 

 

Areas of Focus

• Work proactively with Category Account Managers (CAM) during annual planning, ensuring alignment with Commercial Action Plans and ROI thresholds for promotions.

• Lead monthly Business Review process, including analytical review of monthly/annual forecasts and promotional plan performance - leading to objective, timely and fact-based communication of volume/trade opportunities and gaps to the Divisions (via Monthly Issues Log).

• Support governance and compliance to trade program policies.

• Perform financial modeling and scenario planning to analyze cross-functional business results and opportunities.

• Propose actionable solutions to business challenges by performing root cause analysis to identify and quantify value creation opportunities

 

Requirements:

  • College degree required; Bachelor in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required.
  • 3-5 years financial analysis experience in Consumer Goods company/industry preferred.
  • Previous experience with Sales Finance/RGM and/or Internal Audit management a plus
  • Intermediate/Advanced in Excel and SAP (or other ERP System) preferred.
  • Position is located in  Solon, OH
  • Travel estimated up to 10% (Planning Sessions/Business Reviews/Sales Finance team meetings).

Requisition ID: 297882 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


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