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Sr. Manager, Finance Co-Pilot

Company: Nestle Purina
Location: Solon
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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, Nestl-- is the place for you. Nestl-- USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestl--'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. Position Summary North America Procurement (NAP) Finance supports all Nestl-- operating companies in the Market (NiM), including all NUSA divisions as well as Nestl-- Nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science, Nestl-- Professional, Nestl-- Purina PetCare Company, and Nespresso.The scope of the role will be to drive financial control, forecasting, and insights of Direct Materials for US16 businesses and Indirect Materials for NiM.Looking for a risk taker who can collaborate cross-functionally and drive innovative solutions co-piloting our procurement organization. ---Manages monthly forecasting of Nestl-- Factory PPV for US16 businesses.Proactively identifies variances and researches to provide actionable insights for the Procurement team and/or Businesses to deliver our monthly results. ---Manage team of 4, consisting of one FMT, one analyst, one Sr. Analyst, and one Manager ---Sits as member of Extended Procurement Leadership Team ---Partners with Local and Nestrade Procurement to provide Raw/Pack price forecasting controls, savings validation and reporting. ---Collaborates with Nestrade Procurement and Nestrade Finance to provide insights on US16 input to Zone-North America PPV and TDC reporting. ---Provides key input into global price forecasting process, representing Zone North America ---Performs monthly meetings to align and perform Nestrade P reviews. ---Provides key input into Operations Controlling COP/COGS forecasting, Factory energy (Natural Gas)hedging strategies, and P reconciliations. ---Provides key input into Supply Chain Finance Fuel PPV, guiding hedging strategy ---Participate in monthly meetings with US16 Op-Co and NUSA Division Finance, providing monthly PPV reporting, forward looking external market Risks & Opportunities, and Simplex validation. ---Provide insights to Strategic Revenue Management pricing teams for forward looking pricing decisions ---Performs US16 Hedging Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation and monthly/quarterly schedules for Blackline/Magnitude reporting for Corporate Accounting team. ---Lead Procurement Finance representative on Future of Finance COGS DF Tool ---Perform ad hoc analysis on various tasks, such as but not inclusive of hedging strategies, vertical integration assessments, and external market environment impact on Nestl-- pricing. REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: ---Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting ---5+ years of financial management experience ---Previous management experience required ---MBA or equivalent experience preferred ---Ability to manage directly as well as influence others ---Ability to work with limited / no supervision ---Position requires approx. 10%-15% travel EXPERIENCE: ---Prior Supply Chain/Logistics experience preferred ---Prior cost management experience strongly preferred SKILLS: ---Ability to influence and work with cross-functional teams ---Highly proficient in Microsoft ExcelReq. ID 186046 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 Nestl--. 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.Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home. The Nestl-- 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 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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