Unilever Assistant Finance Manager-Logistics in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Job Description:Supply Chain Finance Manager - NA Logistics

Location: New Jersey- Englewood Cliffs

The Background

In 2015 the Spreads division created a new standalone company, the Baking, Cooking and Spreads (BCS) organization that changed from operating as a Global Brand Led Organization. It was an enabler to break down silos, to be more marketing facing and consumer connected. It unleashed a new leaner and more agile organization with an experienced cross-functional leadership team with full accountability for the brands P&L.

So What Next?

On Friday 15th December, it was announced that Unilever was to sell the Spreads business to KKR and the transfer of ownership is expected to take place in July 2018. KKR are committed to supporting the business’ growth ambition, while continuing to follow Unilever’s responsible sourcing policies, including working towards the goal of sourcing 100 per cent sustainable palm oil by 2019.”

Role OverviewThe Supply Chain Finance Assoc. Manager - NA Logistics role will report to the NA Supply Chain Finance Manager. Key interactions are:

SC Logistics Team


Head of Supply Chain

Key Responsibilities

Logistics Cost of NA which includes Inbound, Primary & Secondary Transportation and Warehousing

Key Accountabilities

Logistics Cost actual reporting and forecast

Logistics Cost Controlling

Cost reporting and challenging

Prepare monthly reports for Logistics with impactful analysis to understand cost drivers

Improve the Logistics forecast accuracy through understanding of cost drivers/ flows

Leadership Behaviors

Standards of leadership applicable for this role are listed below in order of importance:

Accountability and responsibility;

Analytics/leverage mastery

Growth mindset;

Bias for action;


Over 5 years of experience in financial, operational and business partnering roles

Excellent analytical and communication skills with ability to respond under pressure

Experience of working in cross functional teams within a matrix environment desirable

Ability to influence senior stakeholders.

Meticulous nature and good attention to detail

Flexible and open minded, quick to adapt to changing requirements

Job: Finance

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -700 Sylvan

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Jul-01-2018

Req ID: 180008HL