Sr Financial Analyst Co-Pilot

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

IT, Accounting & Finance
Solon, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Sr Financial Analyst Co-Pilot

Sr Financial Analyst Co-Pilot

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.

The role of Senior Analyst Finance Co-Pilot will report to the Senior Manager Culinary Solutions Finance Co-pilot and will be responsible for supporting the Out of Home Culinary Solutions Marketing team as a strategic business partner. The roles provides financial insight and fact based decision making support for the business planning and reporting cycles.

The role provides a great opportunity to be a business partner by providing the team with accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and implementing sound recommendations to profitably grow the business, as well as optimizing existing product portfolios. You will operate as a key Co-Pilot resource, supporting the Senior Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing standard methodologies across the businesses. Key areas of responsibility include new product feasibility, business portfolio optimization, and commercial investment return on investment analyses, ongoing business reviews, and special projects.

You have the ability to think strategically while dealing with complexity, be comfortable with ambiguity, prioritize workload efficiently in an environment of competing objectives, and effectively interact, collaborate and communicate across multiple functions to promote alignment and influence business results.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports Period End Close (PEC) processes, ensure P&L financial integrity/accuracy, performs variance analysis to inform future forecasting (YTD performance/YTG forecasting)
  • Operates as a key lead resource, supporting the Senior Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses. Key areas include new product/product renovation feasibility, business optimization, commercial investment ROI analyses, and ongoing business reviews.
  • Provides decision support to marketing team and senior management. Supports business with accurate financial analysis of new product proposals.
  • Supports the Monthly Business Planning process and works closely with cross functional business partners to understand key inputs for Dynamic Forecast, risks and opportunities to forecast, and makes recommendations to improve forecast accuracy.
  • New product feasibility and business case development: Works with a broad cross-functional team including Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement, Technical & Production, Research & Development, and other Finance groups to translate assumptions into sound financials.
  • Assists with adhoc requests & projects that may include but not limited to streamline or automate processes, reduce business or process complexities or waste, implement new processes, evaluate new product platform / channel / customer strategies, and perform advanced excel modeling, etc.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS with major in Finance, Accounting, or comparable
  • 4+ experience in Finance Management/Accounting
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft applications (Excel- Advanced, Word, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of SmartView, SAP and B/W
  • Foodservice or CPG industry experience, preferred
  • Nice to have: CPA, CMA, CFM, CCE or MBA

Skills:

  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of product profit and loss
  • Intermediate to 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 presentation skills
  • 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
  • Apply good judgment and professional integrity in decision-making

Requisition ID: 282759

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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

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.

The role of Senior Analyst Finance Co-Pilot will report to the Senior Manager Culinary Solutions Finance Co-pilot and will be responsible for supporting the Out of Home Culinary Solutions Marketing team as a strategic business partner. The roles provides financial insight and fact based decision making support for the business planning and reporting cycles.

The role provides a great opportunity to be a business partner by providing the team with accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and implementing sound recommendations to profitably grow the business, as well as optimizing existing product portfolios. You will operate as a key Co-Pilot resource, supporting the Senior Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing standard methodologies across the businesses. Key areas of responsibility include new product feasibility, business portfolio optimization, and commercial investment return on investment analyses, ongoing business reviews, and special projects.

You have the ability to think strategically while dealing with complexity, be comfortable with ambiguity, prioritize workload efficiently in an environment of competing objectives, and effectively interact, collaborate and communicate across multiple functions to promote alignment and influence business results.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports Period End Close (PEC) processes, ensure P&L financial integrity/accuracy, performs variance analysis to inform future forecasting (YTD performance/YTG forecasting)
  • Operates as a key lead resource, supporting the Senior Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses. Key areas include new product/product renovation feasibility, business optimization, commercial investment ROI analyses, and ongoing business reviews.
  • Provides decision support to marketing team and senior management. Supports business with accurate financial analysis of new product proposals.
  • Supports the Monthly Business Planning process and works closely with cross functional business partners to understand key inputs for Dynamic Forecast, risks and opportunities to forecast, and makes recommendations to improve forecast accuracy.
  • New product feasibility and business case development: Works with a broad cross-functional team including Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement, Technical & Production, Research & Development, and other Finance groups to translate assumptions into sound financials.
  • Assists with adhoc requests & projects that may include but not limited to streamline or automate processes, reduce business or process complexities or waste, implement new processes, evaluate new product platform / channel / customer strategies, and perform advanced excel modeling, etc.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS with major in Finance, Accounting, or comparable
  • 4+ experience in Finance Management/Accounting
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft applications (Excel- Advanced, Word, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of SmartView, SAP and B/W
  • Foodservice or CPG industry experience, preferred
  • Nice to have: CPA, CMA, CFM, CCE or MBA

Skills:

  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of product profit and loss
  • Intermediate to 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 presentation skills
  • 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
  • Apply good judgment and professional integrity in decision-making

Requisition ID: 282759

#Linkedin-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

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland