General Manager - Finance

Diageo Plc
Apr 07, 2024
May 03, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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Exceptional Value Creation
  • Partner with Innovation / Marketing and commercial teams and cross functional stakeholders to deliver NSV / GP ambition.
  • Act as a Commercial as well as Category Finance business partner in developing strategic business priorities/ goals setting.
  • Collaborate and create constructive interaction between Marketing, Commercial and Finance team(s)
  • Support the portfolio heads on key decisions and matters impacting the financial performance of the function.
  • Partner with Innovation Marketing vertical on defining pipeline for next 5-8 year. E2E evaluation of innovation financial proposals (new Brand / segment introductions).
  • Lead and collaborate on AOP/ IOP agenda for Commercial and Marketing functions.
  • Partner with Commercial head to run the monthly business performance management.
  • Management of overall Trade spends, and A&P spends. Planning and Appraisal of spends aligned to national Brand - State priorities.
  • Function as the budget custodian/steward in managing expenditure (direct, indirect, procurement, admin etc.) and providing cost control in line with annual plans.
  • Improvement in efficiency and effectiveness of Trade investments and A&P

Exemplary Risk management
  • Recommend transformation opportunities for creating world-class function.
  • Advise and support leadership in defining standards and policies.
  • Keep abreast with the leading practices on financial processes and drive implementation of efficient and consistent systems.
  • Act as a trusted business advisor providing data-driven insights and challenge decision making from a finance perspective.
  • Responsible for designing cost controls, institutionalizing greater discretion, and improving return on investments.
  • Drive the creation and implementation of effective governance, compliance, and risk management frameworks across USL to drive holistic performance and maintain reputation.
  • Champion the embedding of a compliance culture within USL.

Capability Development
  • Leading a team of Finance professionals, responsibility for their capability thru the 70:20:10 learning model and maintain healthy engagement / NPS scores.
  • Facilitate career movements/rotations to provide critical experiences


  • CA/ MBA in Finance

  • 7-10 years post qualification experience

Diversity statement

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo's purpose of "celebrating life every day everywhere". This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills, and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

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Primary Location:

RPC Gurgaon

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