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Prime Financial Analyst

Prime Financial Analyst

Posted 6 April by Adecco UK Limited Ended
Our client currently has an amazing finance opportunity within a global leader in confectionery manufacturing. The role would initially be for 6 months with the chance it could be extended.

Job Purpose/Overview
Support the Senior Prime Financial Analyst in regional Prime (raw and packaging materials) reporting and tracking key performance metrics for the Commercial buying department.

Key Responsibilities
Support for the collection, compilation, analysis and reporting of financial information for the financial shaping/decision-making process for EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

Responsible for the reporting and tracking of value leadership delivery (80 M$) through measuring better buying performance and recipe optimization, together with the PMO manager. Understand, implement and deploy the Global metrics on Value Leadership. Regional key contact with MWC EMEA.

Support projects to merge reporting by centralising processes and evaluating best practice to standardise processes.

Context and Scope

Key member of the commercial finance team preparing complex (Excel) models and applying analytical skills to forecast the financial impact of commodities, currency and hedging instruments.

Be the business partner to Commercial for Buying Performance, as a key pay plan metric for the division.

Participate in global and regional projects with Supply Finance team.

Provide appropriate challenge and training for Commercial and Supply Finance associates in S&F processes and Governance & Control as appropriate to ensure that we protect the business appropriately.

Relevant Quantitative and Budget Information
Financial
Prime costs of $2bn and COGs initiatives to drive 4% YOY savings
Value Leadership of $80m

QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
Education ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant or relevant experience
Experience Financial processes, controls & technical accounting.
Strong internal control & good IT/systems including Excel and SAP.
FMCG and multinational organisations
Supply chain experience, ideally around raw & packaging materials
-Purchasing, commodities, hedging, exchange rates

Key competencies:
Priority Setting / dealing with ambiguity
Action & delivery oriented, ability to handle pressure to meet deadlines
Approachability / Team focus
Business acumen/perspective
Comfort around higher management

Functional Competencies:
Financial processes and control
Financial analysis and insights
Financial Shaping and Decision Making

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34844456

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