Diageo

Innovation Finance Analyst

Americas


Job Description :

The Innovation Finance Analyst provides valuable guidance and support to the organization. They own the performance agenda including delivery of all financial metrics and ensuring a robust control and risk management environment. They leverage global finance processes, standards, teams, systems and data to drive efficiency and effectiveness, as well as support business units and functions to drive the right decisions on innovations and renovations through the provision of financial/commercial insights.

Top Accountabilities:

  • Deliver complete P&Ls (multi-year) as well as financial insights and risk identification for innovation and renovation products going through the Innovation/Renovation Gate process.

  • Support the decision-making process (and in particular the Finance Gatekeeper) through scenario-building, and critical review of P&L inputs received from various members of the Innovation/Renovation project team (including Commercial Innovation, Product Costing, Marketing and Sales)

  • Identify opportunities to strengthen innovation profitability or reduce financial risk in Innovations/renovations

  • Identify opportunities to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness of innovation finance activities.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Degree educated with relevant professional qualification (CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA/MBA) - not necessarily a qualified accountant

  • 2+ years of experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment and demonstrating commercial acumen

  • Finance capabilities including decision making and accounting principles

Worker Type :
Regular

Primary Location:
Norwalk

Additional Locations :

Job Posting Start Date :
2019-07-19-07:00

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