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Sales Finance Manager


USO - Danone Foods, Inc,a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for Sales Finance Manager United States (US) White Plains Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis. For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside!

We Have Something Special Inside, Do You?
As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

Lead the HQ Sales Finance org through the functions of GPS, Flash, communication, Spending opps/risks, monthly pre-close, Target reporting.  All related coordination and analysis.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the monthly and weekly GPS and Flash processes thru the Divisions.  Ensure divisions are aligned to clear targets. Ensure weekly flash identifies and clearly articulates spend risk and opp.
  • Perform weekly and monthly VMP analyses for Flash, GPS and close. Liase w BU’s and Divisions in this process.
  • Perform, analyze and distribute over/under spend reporting versus Divisional Gam targets. Assess accuracy of calculations and effectively articulate gaps.
  • Perform monthly divisional pre-close.  Liase w BU and DP regarding volumes and risk opp.
  • Serve as primary point of contact w regard to HQ Sales Finance Requests.  Continuous requests for Gam target reporting, historical sales, ad-hoc analyses
  • Lead monthly processes of trade details to ensure planning operating as intended, including:  monitoring of slotting, OI’s, Volumes, etc.  Drive information thru Divisions.
  • Liase w BU, Trade Systems teams and Divisional Finance with the aim of consistency, unicity of approach.
  • Systems utilized include Cas, Pulse, BW, Essbase, Microstrategy
  • Position Manages one staff member

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or closely related field is required. MBA or other advanced degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of progressive experience in financial analysis required
  • Experience working within a CPG environment is strongly preferred
  • Some working knowledge of trade systems, SAP and/or Essbase, SAP is preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong financial knowledge and general accounting knowledge
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • MS Excel proficiency and strong MS PowerPoint skills
  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines and possesses strong project management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills along with presentation skills
  • Ability to think independently and influence decision making process
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments, management levels within the company and external stakeholders
  • Ability to successfully influence peers and senior leadership
  • Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies
  • Ability to work with various functions and departments

 

About Danone North America 

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO.  Danone North America was formed as a Public Benefit Corporation in 2017 to nourish people, communities and the world through its diverse portfolio of healthful dairy- and plant-based products, coffee creamers and beverages. Its portfolio of brands includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, Danonino®, Danone®, Earthbound Farm®, Horizon Organic® premium dairy products, International Delight® coffee creamers and iced coffee, Light & Fit®, Oikos® Greek yogurt, Silk® plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious® Dairy Free, Vega® and Wallaby® Organic. The mission of the Company is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com. 

 

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.  

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Company
Danone
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
White Plains, New York 10601, US