Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. Danone North America is looking for a Associate Manager, HQ Sales Finance in White Plains, NY.
Lead the Yogurt HQ Sales Finance organization through the functions of GPS, Flash, communication, risks/opps, monthly close process, quarterly target reporting. All related coordination and analysis.
Act as the Sales Finance expert/representation in the White Plains office, managing gross to net sales for Yogurt BU
Drive the monthly and weekly GPS and Flash processes thru the Divisions for Yogurt BU. Ensure divisions are aligned to clear targets. Ensure weekly flash identifies and clearly articulates spend risks/opps
Perform weekly and monthly Vol/Mix/Price analyses for Flash, GPS and close. Liaise w BU Finance and Sales Divisions in this process
Perform, analyze and distribute over/under spend reporting versus Divisional quarterly targets. Assess accuracy of calculations and effectively articulate gaps
Perform monthly divisional pre-close/close. Liaise w BU and Demand Planning regarding volumes and risks/opps
Serve as primary point of contact with regard to HQ Sales Finance requests for Yogurt BU. Prepare monthly presentations for Senior Leadership Teams
Lead monthly processes of trade details to ensure planning operating as intended, Including: monitoring of slotting, OI's, Volumes, Trade rates, etc. Drive and consolidate information thru Divisions
Liaise with BU finance and FP&A teams regarding Value Capture budgets maintenance
Systems utilized include CAS, Pulse, BW, Essbase, Microstrategy, Tagetik
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 7 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
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. 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.