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Finance Manager

Nestle
United States, Virginia, Arlington
1812 North Moore Street (Show on map)
February 26, 2024

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, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle'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 Finance Manager, will partner with Marketing, Sales, and other cross-functional organizations to manage critical parts of our portfolio, lead both short and long-term planning processes (MBS, ICP, OF), and provide financial analyses for new business activities-product innovation, marketing investments, and ad-hoc projects. The Finance Manager will have full P&L responsibility while providing product portfolio management in a growing category. Additionally, the Finance Manager will manage marketing cross-format investment/ROI analysis and reporting, providing recommendations to fuel growth.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Conducts complex analyses to support critical business decisions. Leads financial analysis for determining net present value (NPV), return on investment (ROI), internal rate of return (IRR) and profit loss (P&L). Quantifies opportunities and risk and recommends alternatives. Provides strategic and tactical recommendations to management.
  • Lead select annual plan, strategic plan, and monthly/quarterly forecast processes and month-end reporting and commentary.
  • Communicates complex financial information and concepts to both financial and business leaders to support and influence decision making.
  • Supports the development of the annual Business Plan, Budget, and monthly/ quarterly OFs. Supports the development of strategic and operating plans. Establishes timelines and initiates reviews with managers to ensure plans are delivered on time and are consistent with overall company plans. Identifies and communicates plans' risks and opportunities. Conducts decision analyses as needed and communicates results.
  • Performs due diligence for new initiatives. Performs sensitivity and incremental cost/benefit decision analyses. Builds financial models and provides analytical support for business initiatives and contract negotiations. Identifies, analyzes, and communicates trends and issues affecting the business.
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership to team members in order to achieve business results.
  • Establishes and facilitates process development and builds and maintains financial models to support them.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree required. Concentration in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of financial analysis experience including budgeting, forecasting, planning, and financial reporting
  • Consumer goods company/industry desired, not required
  • Advanced Excel, experience with SAP (or other ERP System) preferred
  • Experience demonstrating financial modeling skills rs)
  • Experience presenting financial analysis and recommendations to a business unit leader

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communicator in both formal and informal settings.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical problem-solving
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Business partnership and ability to communicate clearly to non-finance audiences
  • Superior execution and time management skills in a changing environment and ability to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly pull information
  • Self-starter and shows initiative, inquisitive, and quickly learns the specifics of the business
  • Understanding of P&L concepts and management accounting principles
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong data management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Requisition ID:274522

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 Nestle. 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. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle 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.

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