Finance Manager, Operations

Nestle USA
Arlington, VA
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestle Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.Position SummaryThe Finance Manager, Operations will assure that the Gerber Business (NN US) receives timely and accurate reports and insights, allowing the team to improve the financial performance with the area of 'Total Delivered Cost'.This will include three key areas:Planning & Analysis of the Cost of Production of three NN US factoriesForecasting of Cost of Goods Sold, FFOH and Depreciation within the NN US P&L.Establishing cost projections for I2L projects and transformed materialsPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting & Analytics: Oversee the creation of Factory Operational Budgets.Review and summarize monthly factory performance. Proactively manage and communicate emerging risks and opportunities in cooperation with factory controllers.Identify and track cost improvement projects.Business Planning: Translate acquisition cost of own manufactured, co-manufactured and imported products into accurate Dynamic Forecasts for the NN US business, with focus on Cogs, FFOH and Depreciation.Identify and communicate Risks & Opportunities.Project Costing:Coordinates and streamlines costing of I2L projects and transformed materials. Supports Make versus Buy Analysis.Capital Projects:Supports creation of financial justifications for capital investments in coordination with the business teams. Tracking of implementation and startup cost.Period End Close: Coordinate calculation and accurate recording of provisions providing explanations for COGS, FFOH and Depreciation results (actuals).REQUIREMENTSBA/BS with major or minor in Accounting or Finance5 - 7 years' experience in Accounting/Finance, including minimum of 3 years of experience in Cost Accounting or Factory FinanceStrong knowledge of MS Office and SAP preferredStrong analytical skillsAbility to influence business decisions with fact-based analysis, consolidating complex information into actionable insights and recommendationsExperience presenting to broad audiences at varied levels within the organizationGood organizational and planning skills#LI-MS1Requisition ID140747It 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.Arlington, VA, US, 22209 Solon, OH, US, 44139