The Coca-Cola Company.
Job Posting End Date:
March 27, 2018
30017701 - Director Financial Analysis I
0101 Coca-Cola North America
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Why Join Coca-Cola North America?
It’s an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company’s flagship market. We’re accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do – whether we’re innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we’re collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we’re returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people – with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace – are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.
Function Specific Activities:
The Procurement Finance team provides strategic leadership, analytical support, and process guidance on Coca-Cola North America’s Direct Materials purchases and indirect spending. This position will be responsible for supporting the Procurement Commodity Directors, Managers, and Specialists in establishing the budget, analyzing monthly results, preparing monthly rolling estimates, analyzing and tracking productivity initiatives, as well as managing any related supplier and bottler purchase programs.
Position provides financial leadership in:
Annual Budget & Reporting Rolling Estimates Purchase Price Variance Analysis & Reporting Productivity Initiative Analysis & Reporting Process Standardization Performance Measurement
Individual must be able to operate well in ambiguous environment and will interact with Senior Management on a regular basis.
Assume an active role in the development of Annual Operating Budgets, Monthly Forecasts and Targets, and Financial Reports. These efforts will require solid communication skills, strong inter-personal skills, and an attention to details.
Understand, track, and forecast the key cost drivers and market factors for assigned commodities.
Provide cost-benefit/analytical support for Procurement programs.
Partner with other team members, understand programs, share business/process knowledge, and instill financial literacy.
Support the internal control environment. Complete SOX testing, act as a liaison to Internal Audit, and participate on process improvement initiatives.
Develop and maintain a focused Procurement performance reporting process/system to track and monitor effectiveness. This role is required to interact and provide leadership to all levels of organization. The Director must demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
Provide thought leadership around process standardization and tools to support the Procurement planning functions.
This role will require the pioneering of tools that promote process standardization and measurement within the department.
Due to the challenging nature of attaining data, the candidate must be able to effectively overcome roadblocks and ensure the highest integrity in the data and tools provided.
In addition to developing the tools, the Director will provide training and on-going support to other team members.
Lead effort of annual standard setting.
Establish cross-function teams and lead them through new initiatives, process changes, or develop team tools to provide value added information.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or another business-related field required
C.P.A. or Master's degree with concentration in business administration, accounting or supply chain preferred
10 or more years in an analytical role supporting a business function.
5 or more years leading projects/cross-functional teams.
People leadership experience
Technical Analytical/Decision Support Capability
Advanced-level MS Excel experience
Collaboration and business partnership experience.
Ability to navigate the business system to achieve aggressive savings targets.
Month end accounting experience.
Experience with A/P, accounting and financial analysis.
Experience with Procurement.
Experience working in a self-motivated or entrepreneurial capacity.
Influencing skills, people management skills and collaboration skills.
Ability to interact and influence Senior Leaders inside and outside the company.
CCNA Applications, SAP P08, Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Bachelors Degree or University: Finance (Required), Masters Degree or Post Graduate
Years of Experience:
10 Years Experience Leadership Behaviors:
DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.
GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks.