Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance

Employer
General Mills, Inc.
Location
India
Posted
May 04, 2024
Closes
May 23, 2024
Ref
4679265985
Role
Analyst
Level
Staff, Senior
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Position Title

Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance

Function/Group

Digital and Technology

Location

Mumbai

Shift Timing

Regular

Role Reports to

Manager - Finance

Remote/Hybrid/in-Office

Hybrid

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. For more details check out http://www.generalmills.com

General Mills India Center (GIC) is our global capability center in Mumbai that works as an extension of our global organization delivering business value, service excellence and growth, while standing for good for our planet and people.

With our team of 1800+ professionals, we deliver superior value across the areas of Supply chain (SC) , Digital & Technology (D&T) Innovation, Technology & Quality (ITQ), Consumer and Market Intelligence (CMI), Sales Strategy & Intelligence (SSI) , Global Shared Services (GSS) , Finance Shared Services (FSS) and Human Resources Shared Services (HRSS).For more details check out https://www.generalmills.co.in

We advocate for advancing equity and inclusion to create more equitable workplaces and a better tomorrow.

JOB OVERVIEW

Function Overview

The Digital and Technology team at General Mills stands as the largest and foremost unit, dedicated to exploring the latest trends and innovations in technology while leading the adoption of cutting-edge technologies across the organization. Collaborating closely with global business teams, the focus is on understanding business models and identifying opportunities to leverage technology for increased efficiency and disruption. The team's expertise spans a wide range of areas, including AI/ML, Data Science, IoT, NLP, Cloud, Infrastructure, RPA and Automation, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, Blockchain, SAP S4 HANA and Enterprise Architecture. The MillsWorks initiative embodies an agile@scale delivery model, where business and technology teams operate cohesively in pods with a unified mission to deliver value for the company. Employees working on significant technology projects are recognized as Digital Transformation change agents.

The team places a strong emphasis on service partnerships and employee engagement with a commitment to advancing equity and supporting communities. In fostering an inclusive culture, the team values individuals passionate about learning and growing with technology, exemplified by the "Work with Heart" philosophy, emphasizing results over facetime. Those intrigued by the prospect of contributing to the digital transformation journey of a Fortune 500 company are encouraged to explore more details about the function through the provided Link

Purpose of the role

Role: Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance

Location: Mumbai, Hybrid eligible

The Digital and Technology team of General Mills India Centre is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the Global Financial Planning and Analytics Product Team in capacity of Sr. D&T Analyst - Finance.

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

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Apply knowledge of financial planning and reporting to collaborate with finance business stakeholders in providing solution recommendations, and planning business needs and priorities.
  • Work closely with finance and IT stakeholders on a wide range of topics that require SAP BPC Embedded financial expertise, including 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.
  • Drive delivery and support of planning and analysis solutions and enhancements in the areas of Financial Planning & Analysis and Supply Chain Finance leveraging multiple technologies; SAP BPC Embedded, SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP BW, AMDP, & AFO Reporting.
  • Lead business requirement sessions to accomplish team goals and serve as the day-to-day contact for the team on clarification of requirements through build and deployments.
  • Play a technical lead role on large deliverables including converting business requirements into technical work and providing work direction to various technical team members.
  • Prepare technical specifications, proactively facilitate knowledge transfer and user adoption of new and existing solutions.
  • Participate on a rotating support schedule.

Must have technical skills and experience:
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in a data or business analyst position
  • Proficiency in one or more of the solutions following: SAP BPC Embedded, SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP BW, AMDP development.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills at the tactical level.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
  • Can do, positive attitude and commitment to a team delivery approach.

Good to have skills:
  • Experience working in an Agile methodology environment

Tableau end-user experience (nice to have)

Hands-on SAP FI and COPA configuration experience

Cloud Platform use for Data and Analytics.

Skill proficiency experience:
  • Familiarity with ADO and Agile-Scrum.
  • Comfortable presenting to senior leaders
  • Effectively manage vendor relationships
  • Expertise across the FP&A domain

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education - Full time graduation from an accredited university (Mandatory- Note: This is the minimum education criteria which cannot be altered)
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant discipline

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • SAP Certification in SAP Finance
  • CA/Masters in Finance/BSC and MSC Information systems from Tier 1 institute
  • Understanding of CPG industry