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Associate Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Paris, France Job ID 12266 Apply

As an Associate Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, you will primarily act as a Business Partner to the Portugal Sales and Commercial Team as well as Regional Business & Finance Teams, with regards to supporting profitable sales growth. This role is a key part of the financial support of the Portuguese Consumer business and will have contact with a wide variety of people at local country level and European HQ.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial support of Sales team, including:

  • JBP and CTL support – Partner with Sales team to develop strong business plans that deliver against SCJ objectives of growth, maximize Net Pricing and ensure conditionality
  • Optimize Trade Spending and Customer Mix – Analyze trade spending plans with Sales team to maximize Net Pricing and reduce Gross to Net
  • Drive initiatives including analyzing ROI on trade spend, establish conditionality of customer terms and develop customer profitability analysis (i.e. profit pooling)
  • Play an active role in the monthly S&OP cycle via sound analysis and driving forecast accuracy
  • Analyse and Optimize Promotional spend behind priorities and improved ROI, working with Customer Marketing and the Sales Teams
  • Drive simplification initiatives and best practices in coordination with rest of Cluster Finance team
  • Analyse and understand monthly results and ensure business partners are regularly updated on performance and full year forecasts
  • Disseminate budgets into realistic customer targets
  • Support completion of the annual budget, as well as forecasts and re-estimate
  • Ensure processes and controls are fit for purpose in the sales control environment
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Have strong commercial awareness (i.e. an understanding of the wider context in which the business operates)
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, working with all levels within a cross-functional organization
  • Ability to influence across the organization
  • Ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Proven record of driving continuous improvements and facilitate change
  • Ability to implement and enforce internal controls
  • Graduate level in business/finance or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience
  • Language: English

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Self-starter and Acts with Integrity
  • Values others and cultures
  • Adaptability
  • Problem solving
  • Drive for Results


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