Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance

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Employer
General Mills, Inc.
Location
India
Posted
Mar 07, 2024
Closes
Apr 23, 2024
Ref
4555810553
Role
Analyst
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Sift Timings: Regular

About General Mills

We make food the world loves: 100 brands. In 100 countries. Across six continents. With iconic brands like Cheerios, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, and Häagen-Dazs, we've been serving up food the world loves for 155 years (and counting). Each of our brands has a unique story to tell.

How we make our food is as important as the food we make. Our values are baked into our legacy and continue to accelerate us into the future as an innovative force for good. General Mills was founded in 1866 when Cadwallader Washburn boldly bought the largest flour mill west of the Mississippi. That pioneering spirit lives on today through our leadership team who upholds a vision of relentless innovation while being a force for good. The awards and recognition we've received showcase our commitment to be a force for good:
  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune 2022
  • America's Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek 2022
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens, 3BL 2021
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign 2022
  • 100 Best Companies, Seramount 2021
  • Diversity Best Practices Leading Inclusion Index, Seramount 2021
  • Best Companies for Dads, Seramount 2021
  • Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Seramount 2021
  • Top 10 Companies for Executive Women, Seramount 2021
  • Military Friendly Employer Bronze, VIQTORY 2021
  • Best Place to Work, Canada, Greater Toronto, 2021
  • Top 50 - India's Best Workplaces for Women, 2021
  • Top Workplaces in Brazil, 2021
  • Asia's Best Workplaces, 2021

Hungry for What's Next

We exist to make food the world loves, and it shows. Our passion for people, doing good and creating delicious food has energized us for over 150 years. Breaking away from the pack is how we win, so we need your unique perspectives: your quirks, 'crazy' ideas, rigor and insatiable curiosity to make it happen. We want people who constantly experiment, embracing the new and bold, who keep pushing to turn ideas into reality, no matter how big or small. We've learned becoming the undisputed leader in food means continuously reshaping, reimagining and rebuilding- that only happens when you surround yourself with those who are hungry for what's next.

For more details check out www.generalmills.com

General Mills India Centre

General Mills India Center (GIC) operates out of Mumbai and supports the global operations of General Mills. The center was established in 2005 and has grown in strength. Today, we are a vibrant and diverse team of over 1500 employees that come together to champion business services for the various global entities of General Mills in the areas of Business Operations, Analytics Consulting, Logistics, Finance, IT Development & Technology Consulting, Consumer & Market Intelligence, Sales Capabilities, Research & Development.

Digital and Technology team

Digital and Technology is the largest team in GIC, which focuses on understanding the latest and innovative trends in technology and leading the adoption of cutting-edge technologies at General Mills. The team closely collaborates with global business teams to understand business models and assess where technology can leveraged to bring efficiency and disruption. Be it AI/ML, Data Science, IoT, NLP, Cloud, Infrastructure, RPA and Automation, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, Blockchain or Enterprise Architecture, GIC Digital and Technology has something for every technology enthusiast who wants to work here. Our MillsWorks initiative is where we bring agile@scale delivery model to life. Here, business and technology teams work cohesively in pods as ONE team, driven by a singular mission and focused on delivering value for the Company. Our employees, who work on large technology projects of strategic importance, are the Digital Transformation change agents.

Our service partnerships and employee engagement are centered on advancing equity and strengthening communities. We believe in an inclusive culture and trust in the power of people who have a passion for learning and growing with technology. We believe in "Work with Heart". Work with Heart is focused on results, not facetime. If you are passionate about the latest in technology and want to make an impact on the digital transformation journey of a Fortune 500 company, we're waiting for you.

Job Overview

Role: Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance

Location: Mumbai

The Digital and Technology team of General Mills India Centre is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the Global Digital Transformation initiatives in the Finance Operations areas at General Mills in capacity of a D&T Senior Analyst.

This role will report into D&T Manager - Finance (Enterprise Functions) in India and functionally collaborate with global Enterprise Functions Team. It is an Individual contributor role.

Role Responsibilities
  • Provide a fundamental understanding of core SAP financial modules including Finance and Controlling modules
  • Lead ALL finance related initiatives in the defined areas of responsibilities and leverage all capabilities
  • Work closely with the Finance business process owners and D&T stakeholders on SAP FICO specific topics
  • Lead IT tasks not limited to business requirements analysis, issue resolution, root-cause analysis, business process optimization, integration topics, cross-functional projects, end-user training, translating requirements into technical solutions, and providing cost-benefit analysis and estimates
  • Collaborate with cross-functional peers to ensure end-to-end solution alignment and optimization
  • Conduct training to key users, prepare/update documentation, and implement sustainable training strategies
  • Mentor team members enabling them to acquire new skills and knowledge of systems and processes in the finance domain
  • Act as a strong technical analyst with the ability to offer guidance to junior team members in Projects/Enhancements
  • Demonstrate business consulting abilities by way of providing operational/technical support to business teams as also showcasing skills to answer clarification questions
  • Align with global teams around process and technology knowledge sharing sessions
  • Make appropriate representation at GMI global events or at site-level engaging sessions
  • Participate on a rotating support schedule.

Must - have technical skills and experience

Technical Skills:
  • Strong configuration skills in the areas of SAP Finance & Controlling modules in ECC & S4 Hana, particularly in FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA, FI-Banking, FI-Closing Cockpit, CO-Cost Center/Profit Center Accounting, Internal Order, COPA and Product Costing among others.
  • Profound understanding and experience on integration with 3rd Party & SAP partner solutions such as Open text, VIM, Tax Engines, E-Invoicing, Document & Reporting Compliance and Tax Transformation solutions across multiple countries.
  • Excellent understanding on finance integration with Cross Functional modules such as Sales & Distribution, Materials Management and its integration with SAP Finance & Controlling.
  • Sound knowledge of the reporting landscape such as BW/Business Objects & Tableau with its integration aspects with SAP.
  • Awareness around external finance applications such as Blackline, Concur, Vertex and its integration capabilities with SAP.

General Skills
  • Strong solutioning, presentation and facilitation skills with small and large groups
  • Deep analytical skills with the ability to understand business complexities and to provide solution
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with a high degree of tact and diplomacy
  • High learning agility for new technologies with a flair to manage end-to-end support and maintenance
  • Good problem-solving and time management skills
  • Outstanding ability to lead projects and collaborate with stakeholders to design/deliver new capabilities
  • Flexible to work in shift occasionally or based on hours of work needed to for critical support or for major project implementations

Experience:
  • Overall 12+ years of professional experience in solution design and deliveries demonstrating technical skillsets as mentioned above.
  • Minimum 8+ plus years of hands-on experience in SAP FICO modules including estimating, planning, designing, testing and delivering solutions with at least three end-to-end implementations
  • Should have participated as an integral team member or worked on projects specific to 3rd Party/External applications (Cloud/On-Premises) and managed SAP integrations
  • Experience with leading project deliveries through cross-functional and technical teams in projects/enhancements/system upgrades
  • Worked with and/or directed contractors and vendors to deliver quality results on projects and enhancements

Good to have skills
  • Understanding of CPG industry
  • SAP Certification in SAP Finance
  • CA/Masters in Finance/BSC and MSC Information systems from Tier 1 institute

Skills Proficiency expectations

Expert level

Intermediate Level

Basic Level
  • SAP Finance (ECC/S4) (GL/AP/AR/ Banking/Closing Cockpits, Tax Solutions)
  • SAP Open Text / VIM solutions
  • SAP Finance Integrations with P2P, OTC, RTR
  • Reporting landscape (BW/Tableau/BPC)
  • 3rd Party Finance applications
  • SAP Controlling ECC/S4

(Cost/Profit Center, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis)
  • Technologies - Google Cloud Platform, ServiceNow, AI/ML, RPA, ETL, Data Architecture

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.