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Associate Director of Finance - Nuts & Beverage 1
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Reference Number: MJB3790

Job Title:

Associate Director of Finance

Summary:

Proven ability to manage multiple priorities across strategic and operational planning, analysis and reporting. Lead and coordinate cross-category BU projects and initiatives as required by BU President and Head of Commercial Finance as well as be the primary liaison with Corporate teams. Position provides an outstanding opportunity to gain broad experience in business unit finance and contribute to the overall results delivery and execution of strategic agenda. Individual will have detailed visibility to full Commercial P&L and will participate in BU wide projects and initiatives. Opportunity to shape analytics and provide input on key strategies and plans across the brands. Significant interaction with Senior Leadership and category teams.

Job Duties:

Manage monthly close process, analyze and report results Analyze financials results and prepare and present business updates fo BU Leadership Team Direct financial rituals and routines (MPR, monthly forecasts, AOP and Strategic Plan) Develop, propose and prepare concise management presentations for Management and Board of Directors’ Reviews Support the execution of monthly Business Management process Facilitate contingency planning/gap closures across categories, help identify opportunities/risks Support BU brand investments (Trade plans, A&C reconciliations, etc.) Oversee BU Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) process, tracking/monitoring of actuals and implementation of corrective actions/gap closures Serve as BU’s MBO KPI owner of actuals into KPI tracking mechanism Act as key BU liaison with HQ teams (Sales, BBP, Audit, etc.) and external audit Manage SOX, guarantees, audit requests and management representation letter Responsibility for Policy & Controls compliance and integrity of results Manage system maintenance (hierarchy, security, etc.) Support Leadership Team and their functional groups

Background Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, M.B.A. preferred. Minimum of 10+ years of Finance/Accounting experience. Strong Technical and Systems orientation Prior Category, Corporate FP&A and/or BU experience within food and beverage or CPG

Related Skills:

Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities. Strong business partner and extended counsel for the Leadership Team, especially in terms of Financial matters Demonstrated strong analytical skills and broad business acumen Possesses the ability to lead teams and effectively work through others Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management, in some cases without authority Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills

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