Nestle Financial Analyst (Sales Finance – FP&A) in Arlington, Virginia

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POSITION SUMMARY:

This position offers the right person a unique opportunity to provide planning, analytics, benchmarking and support entire Field Sales Finance organization. This role will be a blend of managing monthly results and deliverables while acting as the Field Sales Finance lead on several high-leverage projects that will have a lasting impact on the organization. This role reports directly to the Director of Field Sales Finance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

FP&A

• Work proactively with Field Sales Finance as well and Division Sales Finance and the Reporting & Analytics team to ensure monthly commitments are delivered on time and with high quality.

• Manage the target setting and adjustment process for all customer account teams

• Develop and manage value-added performance tracking of Field Sales Finance key deliverables.

• Ad hoc requests as needed

PROJECT

• Act as the Field Sales Finance SME for large-scale projects (Trade Systems, Customer Contribution Statements, Trade Strategy, Integrations)

• Partner with Director, Field Sales Finance and provide high-quality analytics to determine strategic direction and POV on key initiatives.

• Ad hoc requests as needed

EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor degree required. Concentration in Accounting, Finance or equivalent preferred.

• 3 years of experience in Business or Sales Analysis preferred; experience in Consumer Goods company/industry preferred.

• Intermediate/Advanced in Excel and SAP (or other ERP System) preferred.

SKILLS

GENERAL:

• Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills.

• Strong organizational, data management and presentation skills

• Willingness to make decisions independently and take intelligent risks

• Superior execution skills in a changing environment and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

• Excellent inter-personal communication and the ability to influence others; negotiation skills a plus.

• Self-starter and shows initiative and quickly learns the specifics of the customer and sales finance.

• Ability to work in teams and independently

• Understanding of drivers of OG and OP1 and use of financial analytics to drive business decisions.

SPECIFIC:

• Strong Excel and data management skills.

• SAP/GLOBE (including BW).

• Experience in generating reports.

• Demonstrable experience illustrating insights from data through statistics or data visualization.

EOE M/F/D/V

Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at Nestlejobs.com

Job: Finance / Accounting / Audit

Organization: Nestle USA

Title: Financial Analyst (Sales Finance – FP&A)

Location: VA-Arlington-Arlington

Requisition ID: 18008271

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.