Sr Financial Analyst Co-Pilot

Nestle USA
Arlington, VA
Jul 31, 2022
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
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, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle'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 You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer's, Nesquik, Toll House, and Lean Cuisine, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth. Across our organization, we're building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day! POSITION SUMMARY: This role is a Sr. Financial Analyst Co-Pilot, reporting to the Sr. Finance Manager, and will be responsible for supporting Maggi and La lechera within the Global Brands Division. The Sr Financial Analyst Co-Pilot is a strategic partner to the commercial team, working closely with marketing, sales, demand/supply planning, and other key business functions to drive profitable growth. In this role, you will lead, manage, and support short- and long-term planning processes alongside a cross-functional team. You will be able to effectively interact, collaborate, and communicate across multiple functions and levels within the organization; influencing and building consensus to find solutions and drive results for brands you are responsible for. As a co-pilot, you will play a co-leadership role with the brand marketing manager by providing the team with accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and implementing sound recommendations to profitably grow the business and working to improve operating costs for the brand. Primary Responsibilities * Manage, facilitate, and participate in key processes, including Monthly Business Planning (MBP), annual marketing business strategy (MBS), ICP and innovation-to-launch (I2L) projects * Co-Lead cross functional teams through financial analysis and decision support, working closely with marketing, sales, supply chain, and operation teams to improve business performance across all P&L line items. * Co-Lead and champion actions and projects that improve operating costs or grow the business sustainably and profitably * Create, analyze, and communicate new product P&Ls and make recommendation to the marketing and sales team through the I2L process * Perform ad hoc analyses and special projects as requested by leadership * Support NUSA initiatives through active participation in cross-organizational (and/or cross functional) teams Qualifications * BA/BS with major in Accounting, Finance or related * Minimum 3-4 years of experience in Accounting/Finance * Proficiency in use of Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Essbase/Smartview, SAP and B/W * Position will be located in the Arlington, VA Nestle Corporate Office. Preferred Qualifications * CPA, CMA, CFM, CCE, MBA * CPG/Food industry experience Skills * Hands-On experience of financial documents, including P&L * Understanding of Profitability concepts and the use of P&Ls to drive business decisions. * Superior execution skills in a changing environment and ability to work in a fast paced environment. * Strong data management and analytical skills, and critically important to be able to deliver the message to non-finance professionals. * Excellent inter-personal communication and the ability to influence others, negotiation skills a plus. Requisition ID 188714 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 Nestle. 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. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home. The Nestle 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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