Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International?
Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Uniquely Yours.
You will be responsible for the overall financial integrity and performance of a specific country/cluster, category or finance area. In this role, you will deliver detailed business plans within set targets and monitor the execution and/or adaptation of those steps. You will also be responsible for managing a finance team and engagement in local teams.
How you will contribute
Manage finance planning and performance management team/activities and related financial decisions including strategic plan and annual contract planning/forecasting, target development, financial performance reporting/analysis, financial modeling and decision support for a country, country ISC or supporting a corporate FP&A process area.
Drive a strong controls and compliance environment at Mondel?z International. You will also ensure that policies are understood in the organization and that proper controls and compliance are in place.
Partner with the business providing critical financial perspective and insight for business strategies and decisions. You will also monitor and adjust execution of actions.
Drive for harmonization, efficiencies and improvements to ways of working and build a mindset of continuous improvement within the Finance team.
Build a high-performing Finance team. You will also recruit and develop Finance talent and drive our Finance talent agenda with a focus on the region/business unit pipeline.
What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE in financial planning and performance management including analyzing, planning and reporting company financial performance across all financial KPIs and strategy development, investment decisions and cost management to achieve financial targets.
BUSINESS ACUMEN and understanding of our business, consumer packaged goods industry, and snacking market including local customer/channel dynamics. Relevant experience in a large regional (or global) corporation.
LEADERSHIP SKILLS including proven business partnering, influencing and communication skills across a large regional (or global), public company; experience working as a finance leader managing cross-functional and business partner teams to make decisions and drive execution to deliver results.
GROWTH/DIGITAL MINDSET and the ability to identify strategic/tactical opportunities and leverage technology to improve operational efficiency/effectiveness.
INTEGRITY and sound judgement in all decisions and interactions aligned with our values and policies and external regulations.
The Associate Director Central FP&A will lead critical processes of financial planning, forecasting, business analysis and reporting for the North America Region and take an active part in optimizing business decisions to drive region’s aggressive growth agenda.
Drive annual/strategic planning and company-wide re-forecast processes across US, Canada and North American Ventures
Lead forecasting process for monthly consolidation of latest outlook for NA; perform post-audits of actual results vs. assumptions to continually improve forecast accuracy
Pressure test business assumptions for the annual plan and re-forecasts, prepare alternative scenarios, as necessary, and recommend options to drive additional growth
Manage internal reporting processes for the closing meetings, monthly reporting, key IBP milestones and ensuring the information is published accurately and on time
Maintain and report KPIs/scorecard with corporate and BU specific metrics, interpret the underlying data for actionable next steps and recommendations
Mine monthly/quarterly actuals and key drivers of past performance versus targets; highlight critical “Ahas” and isolate risks/opportunities for further action
Lead the FP&A team with connecting data across various data sources for a holistic view on business issues and generating insights; perform value-added analysis around key assumptions and trends; put forth recommendations and action plans based on findings
Champion financial projects such as data digitalization, developing exception-based reports and leveraging the Tableau for data mining and insights generation
Develop and grow the FP&A team, drive engagement and collaboration, remove obstacles and elevate contribution
Review and fine-tune processes to continually improve the quality of support to business partners and customers
Ability to effectively work under pressure, managing multiple and changing priorities
High level of motivation and energy with desire to ‘roll up sleeves’ moving from the high level to the detail as necessary
High level of proven analytical ability to mine data, “connect the dots” and translate data into actionable steps to drive improved business performance
Strong experience with EVAs and financial reporting
Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, succinct and persuasive manner
Strong technical skills/agility with a variety of systems
Demonstrated strong financial, operational and business acumen; strong achievement and results orientation
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA preferred
Minimum of 12 or more years of Finance experience
Prior Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) experience is strongly preferred
Experience managing a team is required
Extremely systems savvy with exceptional Excel skills
Strong business acumen, experience with business analysis and financial reporting
Outstanding leadership skills
Outstanding analytical mindset with a desire to find the hidden opportunities for revenue growth and cost savings
Strong team player who manages collaboratively with all stakeholders
Strong influencing and communication skills, and ability to lead informal teams
Ability to manage tight deadlines and work under pressure, managing multiple and changing priorities
Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, succinct and persuasive manner to all levels of the organization
Mondelez International, Inc. Empowers People to Snack Right in over 160 countries around the world. We lead the future of snacking through our iconic brands such as Oreo, BelVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are. Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. We reach our mission by living our Values: Love our Consumers & Brands, Do What’s Right, Grow Every Day!