Unilever Financial Analyst - Seventh Generation in Burlington, Vermont
The Financial Analyst (International focus) will provide expertise to drive and support the Global SVG expansion and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) function broadly. Key responsibilities will be financial analysis/reporting, financial forecasting and supporting new country launches while ensuring consistency with the company’s strategies and financial objectives. The Financial Analyst will work with the Leadership Team and Global Business Partners to identify and recommend opportunities for improved financial performance and growth. This role will also be directly supporting the Overhead oversight and planning of the business via Monthly Rolling Forecast and the Annual Operating Plan process.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
Global Financial Partnership
Provide strategic financial partnership to the Global Expansion Team to ensure growth and enable the business to exceed its growth and financial goals.
Prepare monthly management reporting package for communication against financial KPIs.
Proactively identify opportunities by using financial information and provide analytical support, insights and recommendations to drive country/category profitability.
Global OH Management
Oversight and support to the Leadership Team for tight management of Global OHs
Planning and Analysis to track against KPIs and annual Cost Optimization commitments
Provide Insights and recommendations for mid and long-range planning efforts
All other Duties/Responsibilities as a team member of the Finance organization
Be an active member of small agile team who relies on having on a strong team ethos
Support the Finance team achievement of annual priorities, goals and objectives
Assist with special projects and analysis as needed
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Passion for working in a value-based and mission-driven company.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business (or related education) [MBA a plus]
A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in FP&A role or similar analytical role. CPG industry knowledge a plus
Ability to distill information, build fact based insights and ability to clearly communicate recommendations.
Curious and driven to learn new business systems and processes, and ability to work with Unilever counterparts to get answers and systemic solutions to challenges.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) a must. Experience with Cube Reporting a plus.
Effective time management skills and ability to multitask.
Strong attention to detail and very strong organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, demanding and sometimes ambiguous work environment.
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth at https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/ | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view | Every Voice Matters at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/ | Global Reach at https://www.unilever.com/brands/ | Life at Unilever at https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/ | Careers with Purpose at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/ | World Class Career Development Programs at https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/ | Check Out Our Space at https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office | Focus On Sustainability at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/
Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters
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