Job Description:Role : Financial Shaping ManagerLevel : T2Location : MumbaiJob ResponsibilitiesFinance Co-Piloting:
a) To partner with the CFO and other cross functional teams (Pillar Heads, Sales,Field Manager, Supply Team, Marketing Team etc) to consistently deliver and improvethe financial shape to the business and ensure results in line with operating plan expectations for growth, earnings and cash.
a) Co-pilot the marketing, sales, supply and other functional teams by providing relevant and informative reports, based on demand.
b) Work with other business functions to support in the analysis of pricing activities, new productlaunches, sales and marketing projects, investment initiatives, cost optimization and efficiency initiatives etc.
c) Provide financial analysis, insight and decision making support to different stakeholders within the Unitthrough ad hoc financial reporting.
a. Prepare reports and analyze results on Pillar wise profitability, range performance, geography performance, customer performance.
b. Prepare SKU level MAC analysis at various dimensions.
c. Follow-up and analyze pillar/range margins and profitability.
d. Build-up analyses on new launches and A&P spends on campaign paybacks (Return on Investment)
d) Support Strategic Revenue Management
a. Support the unit's financial shaping and forecasting processes. Identify and evaluate real or potential problems and devise, interpret and present plans for corrective action as appropriate.
e) Active contribution & participation to S&OP meetings
f) Maintaining good relationship with stakeholders.
g) Facilitating decision making through robust MIS information backed by automation, leveraging various tools available (Power BI etc).Financial Planning and Analysis:
h) Preparation and submission of detailed and rigorous Operating Planning / AEP on an annual basis by collating and analyzing inputs from all the functions. Ensuring business plan preparation in line with the OGSM and Financial targets / guidelines received from the regional or local senior management.
i) Preparation and analysis offinancials between plan & actuals by demonstrating outstanding financial analysis, communications, interpretation, and scenario planning skills resulting in improved business results.
j) Preparation of periodic financial forecasts, meeting goals and objectives stated by CFO & Leadership team.
k) Assuring accurate and timely financial projections, forecasts, and analysis of relevant financial and operational information as required for Board, Executive Team, and other specific requests.Performance Management and Reporting:
l) Ensuring company's internal financial information needs are met. Develop and maintain relationship with internal local, regional and global S&F teams, cross functional stakeholders.
m) Develop and implement financial reporting and control systems to facilitate strong finance business partnering in accordance with the company's guidelines and financial policy.
n) Analyze company's financial results on a periodic basis with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to executive leadership.
o) Provide strategic guidance required to support company growth needs.
Governance and Controls:
a) Driving and implementing governance & control initiatives and facilitating streamlining of various processes along with the S&F team as may be required from time to time.Job Specifications/Qualifications
Note: May differ from the current job holder's own skills and experience.
1. Education & Professional Qualification
- University degree in Bachelors in Commerce with specialization in Finance and qualified Chartered Accountant with First attempt and PQE of 8-10 years. Valuable Master's degree in the Finance area would be an add-on.
- 8-10 years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Sales Finance Partnering, Supply Finance Partnering, Performance Management & Finance and Accounting, preferably with FMCG organizations and Multinational experience.
- Proven track record with excellence in financial control and co-piloting skills.
- Knowledge of USGAAP, IFRS and Navision is valuable.
- Fluency in English is required
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