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Assistant Finance Manager – Bryanston needed at Nestle

Job title : Assistant Finance Manager – Bryanston

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Position Summary

As the Functional Controller for Nespresso, you will co-pilot the business development and decision making, while providing business insights and valued financial expertise. In doing so, you will ensure high quality management reporting, enable financial transparency and facilitate optimal resource allocation.

A day in the life of a Nespresso F&C Functional Controller

  • Strategy Development – Participate in the Distributor strategy development process and ensure the commercial plan is executed in line with the strategy.
  • Operational Performance – Management of Sales Reporting and Forecasting. Ensure accurate and timely monthly sales reporting, including providing analysis and insights into the results. Utilising insights to develop sales forecast, in collaboration with SCM and local Distributor’s Finance functions, which accurately reflect the future performance of each Market.
  • Operational Performance – Monitors trade and marketing related spend, fostering a mentality of “challenging the usual”, and instil business manager behaviour / ROI culture. Optimize investments
  • Co-Pilot Business Strategy – Ensures quality financial information is used by the business for decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are anticipated and understood.
  • Promote the usage of external and internal information for benchmarking.
  • Operational Performance – Monitors and controls the marketing spend making sure that the budget is not exceeded, and allocation is done according to latest plan.
  • Advise on annual resource planning and variance tracking.
  • Operational Performance – Monitor and report Structural Cost expenditure, ensuring “on budget” mindset whilst driving efficient use of resources 
  • Forecasting – Manage the accurate and timely production of monthly and full-year forecasts and relevant financial reports across the management team/markets. Consolidate selected KPIs and review into actionable summary information in order to provide high quality data / timely framework, as well as the reliable measurement of the selected KPIs.
  • Forecasting -Ensure that planning tools work efficiently, working procedures are documented, and that there is integration and consistency within system and scope
  • Pricing – Review and provide insights on the impact of Distributor Pricing updates, Transfer Pricing changes, exchange rates and other commercial factors.
  • Project Management – Support special projects: Commercial, Restructuring, Distributor Transfer and Efficiency Driving
  • Portfolio Optimization – Analyse and challenge product cost performance and product portfolio (distributor level) to identify cost optimization opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximise the return on investment from TTS/PFME (including revised pricing structures) and from the capital asset base.
  • Compliance – Comply with Nestl? and Nespresso guidelines and ensure sound level of internal control
  • Ensure the awareness and implementation of guidelines are understood, followed-up and adhered to

What will make you successful

  • Completed Degree in Finance/ Accounting
  • CIMA is advantageous
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in reporting, forecasting and financial analysis
  • Experience within a network organisation with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
  • Knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability

How to Apply for this Offer

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