SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE DIRECTOR CONSUMER
Reporting to the EMEA Supply Chain Finance Director, the role is a major business partner working with the Supply Chain function, providing proactive forward-looking strategic and operational insights, guidance, support and mentoring to make effective and informed decisions regarding sales, profitability and expense management.
Knowledge and experience
- BA/BS level and 10 years’ experience in senior level supply chain finance roles with experience in FMCG preferred
- Proven experience in being able to build and sustain trusted relationships with senior stakeholders
- Advanced proficiency in Excel and strong proficiency in Word and Power Point
- Highly developed analytical skills and understanding of the Supply Chain business and the markets in which McCormick operates
- Strong technical Finance understanding and business acumen
- Fluent in English
- Ability to communicate with and influence senior stakeholders cross functionally
- Proven ability to prioritize workload around activities with the most impact
- Proven ability to interpret data, order and assess its value and present the findings to the relevant stakeholders in a clear and concise way
- Proven ability to solve complex problems quickly and with limited facts
- Ability to lead, develop and manage teams.
The Finance Business Partner will be required to build strong, trusting relationships with senior stakeholders in the Supply Chain function. His work impact other internal financial sub-functions as well as other functional teams (i.e. Supply Chain, Commercial).
Reporting and Analysis
- Monitor and drive financial performance by providing insight into business performance
- Facilitates business ownership of the financial result and enables them to understand the actions they need to take to drive improved business performance
- Reviews and draws insight from the management reports, presenting key findings to senior stakeholders
- Facilitate the budgeting and forecasting process, supporting the business to own their assumptions
- Review, challenge and finalize factory, freight and distribution plans, budgets, and forecasts
- Provide input into strategic planning process ensuring the commercial strategies are clearly understood and the operations resource plan is aligned to deliver the overall business objectives.
- Oversees the completion of business modelling, analysing and interpreting the results and presenting them to senior stakeholders.
Plant/ Factory Performance Management
- Presents the business with relevant operational and insights, assessing performance against business strategy and making recommendations to enhance financial performance
- Identify cost and network optimization opportunities and validate the impact of such opportunities to ensure cost savings are achievable
- Partners with the business on inventory management to manage cash flow
Investment Appraisals and Business Cases
- Critically evaluates key investment opportunities to assess the financial and operational viability
- Manages the Capital asset acquisition process with the business – ensuring the CAAP model is completed in adherence with Corporate policy and adequate level of support is included for all financial amounts
- Develop and review business cases for new investments
Business Improvements/ Strategic Initiatives / Change Strategy & Support
- Support the delivery of the CCI and other change projects into the Business Unit
- Provides financial support for the evaluation of an identified opportunity or issue – balancing cost with performance and impact of operational decisions
- Reviews current processes and identifies and implements relevant improvements
- Provide strong technical stewardship direction to the team, setting priorities and goals
- Manages, motivates, and develops the finance team to provide effective and value-added support to the business
- Utilizes coaching and facilitation skills to manage employee relations
- Provides regular performance feedback and oversees development/training plans for individuals within the team.
- Rewards and recognizes performance achievements.
At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet. Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.
Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers
While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.
At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.
If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job req.n° 92049).
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