Sales Finance Manager
Company: Danone North America
Posted on: February 13, 2020
Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the
world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many
people as possible.
Danone North America is looking for a Sales Finance Manager in
Have you heard of Danone North America?
We make delicious & responsibly-produced foods & beverages that
nourish people's lives. We formed in April 2017, when Danone
acquired WhiteWave Foods and united two companies in North America
with a shared commitment to purpose, growth, and good food. We are
committed to redefining success in business as the largest
Certified B Corp & public benefit corporation in the world. We are
passionate change-agents united and motivated by making a positive
impact every day. Our products are everywhere & include everyone.
Some of our loved & trusted brands include: Dannon, Activia,
Horizon Organic, Happy Family, International Delight, Silk, Vega,
Oikos, Light & Fit, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good,
Wallaby Organic, Left Field Farms, Good Plants Diary Free, Yo
Crunch, Evian & Nutricia. People join & stay at Danone North
America because they can find both professional & personal
fulfillment in their daily experience. And our benefits aren't too
shabby either -- think flexible (unlimited) time off & up to 26
weeks of paid parental leave to name a couple!
Please join us in nourishing lives & inspiring a healthier world
Learn more @ www.danonenorthamerica.com
About the job:
Act as a liaison between HQ, Divisional Sales Finance, BU Finance,
and Trade accounting organization through GPS process and monthly
--- Act as an internal expert during GPS process. Provide guidance
and set achievable deadlines to Divisional Sales Finance teams
--- Manage relationships and communications with F&B BU finance
teams. Provide Gross to Net P&L analysis including R&Os on
a weekly basis
--- Manage Vol/Mix/Price analysis post GPS and monthly close.
Variance analysis vs. prior rolling forecast and prior year.
--- Manage the weekly flash/pre-close processes.
--- Publish Daily Sales reporting to the organization.
--- Act as a liaison between Sales Finance and Trade Accounting.
Prepare all manual journal entries.
--- Manage relationships with Demand Planning teams during GPS
process. Facilitate conversations and bridge gaps between Sales
Divisions and Demand Planning.
--- Serve as primary point of contact with regard to HQ Sales
Finance requests. Prepare monthly presentations for Senior
--- Lead monthly processes of trade details to ensure planning
operating as intended, Including: monitoring of slotting, OI's,
Volumes, Trade rates, etc. Drive and consolidate information
--- Systems utilized include CAS, Pulse, BW, Essbase,
--- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or closely related
field is required. MBA or other advanced degree in Finance or
Accounting is preferred
--- Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in financial
--- Experience working within a CPG environment is strongly
--- Some working knowledge of trade systems, SAP and/or Essbase,
SAP is preferred.
--- Strong financial knowledge and general accounting knowledge
--- Strong financial modeling skills
--- MS Excel proficiency and strong MS PowerPoint skills
--- Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills
--- Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines and possesses
strong project management skills
--- Strong written and oral communication skills along with
--- Ability to think independently and influence decision making
--- Ability to work collaboratively with all departments,
management levels within the company and external stakeholders
--- Ability to successfully influence peers and senior
--- Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and
--- Ability to work with various functions and departments
Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of
Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White
Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit
Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status,
genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.---
Nearest Major Market: Denver
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