Offers “Unilever”

Expires soon Unilever

Assistant Manager FP&A

  • Bengaluru (Bangalore Urban)

Job description

Main job purpose

Unilever Operations (UniOps) is one of our largest entities in Unilever, like supply chain, with a cost base well over a billion Euros.

Responsible for execution of key operations like recruitment, IT, Payroll, purchase to pay, but also centre of excellence in driving new capabilities. For example, information and analytics or support for digital marketing & ECommerce. All the above in strong collaboration with the markets, divisions, and supply chain.

UniOps team will deliver across a number of Strategic Programs, which will enable everyday tasks to be carried out in a more agile and more efficient way. These programmes require significant investment in both Restructuring and CAPEX and enormous benefits are expected in return in terms of cost savings and capability built.

The role is part of the FP&A team, which is the heartbeat of performance management in UniOps. Key to driving performance management and unlocking operational efficiencies within the organization.

This role is aimed at those seeking a challenging global role in finance as it is a combination of collaboration with different teams and stakeholders, reporting and forecasting, analysing, modelling, and presenting.

Key interactions

The role will interface with the following stakeholders:

·  Finance Business Partners
·  Finance Leadership team
·  UniOps Controllers
·  FET Operations
·  Global performance management team (GPM) and Global Cost control team (GCC)
·  PMU Finance leads

Key Accountabilities

·  Manage the central forecasting/reporting process by reviewing monthly actuals results vs forecast and preparing and communicating monthly performance updates to relevant stakeholders (FLT, GPM, GCC…).
·  Manage UniOps Finance I&A structure and contact for MDM movements.
·  Develop and manage informative performance dashboards to enable relevant stakeholders to review performance in relation to KPIs.
·  Own the processes and tooling for forecasting and actual to ensure financial governance and control.
·  Support the Senior Finance manager during month-end and FC sign-off preparation.
·  Support the Senior Finance FP&A manager in the budget preparation and allocation to budget owners.
·  Collect and submit quarterly budget transfers to Global performance management team.

Continuous Improvement

·  Regular review of processes and driving simplification projects while enhancing controls.
·  Guidance on accounting treatment to Finance Business Partners
·  Provide ad hoc analysis of business performance.

Leadership Behaviours and Experience required :

·  Strong analytical, data accuracy skills and communication skills.
·  Ability to work fluidly with data and across systems.
·  Experience in financial accounting or management accounting.
·  Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
·  Attention to detail.
·  Ability to work collaboratively with others on key deliverables.
·  Ability to drive process and report simplification & improvements.
·  Excellent in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook
·  Good Power-Bi knowledge

Key Technical Skills

·  Commercial acumen
·  Resilience (ability to cope with time pressure and challenges)
·  High degree of flexibility and ability to quickly understand new topics
·  Ability to work collaboratively with other key stakeholders
·  Strong engagement, presentation and communication skills
·  Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner
·  Strong analytical skills, Excel modelling skills and attention to detail
·  Creative & innovative 
·  Digitally savvy / capable
·  Finance Qualified accountant or equivalen

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