Regional Sales Finance Manager

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Godrej Group
May 10, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
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Job Title: Regional Sales Finance Manager

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Function: Finance

Business: Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Location: Chennai

About Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies (GILAC)

GILAC is a holding company of the Godrej Group. We have significant interests in consumer goods, real estate, agriculture, chemicals, and financial services through our subsidiary and associate companies, across 18 countries.

About Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL)

Godrej Consumer Products is a leading emerging markets company. As part of the over 125-year young Godrej Group, we are fortunate to have a proud legacy built on the strong values of trust, integrity and respect for others. At the same time, we are growing fast and have exciting, ambitious aspirations.

Today, our Group enjoys the patronage of 1.2 billion consumers globally, across different businesses. We rank among the largest Household Insecticide and Hair Care players in emerging markets. In Household Insecticides, we are the leader in India, the second largest player in Indonesia and are expanding our footprint in Africa. We are the leader in serving the Hair Care needs of women of African descent, the number one player in Hair Colour in India and Sub-Saharan Africa, and among the leading players in Latin America. We rank number two in Soaps in India and are the number one player in Air Fresheners and Wet Tissues in Indonesia.

But for us, it is very important that besides our strong financial performance and innovative, much loved products, we remain a good company. Approximately 23 per cent of the promoter holding in our Group is held in trusts that invest in the environment, health, and education. We are also bringing together our passion and purpose to make a difference through our 'Good &Green' approach to create a more inclusive and greener India.

At the heart of all of this, is our talented team. We take much pride in fostering an inspiring workplace, with an agile and high-performance culture. We are also deeply committed to recognising and valuing diversity across our teams.

About the role

As a Regional Sales Finance Manager, you will be an integral part of the Finance team which collaborates with the Sales Division Head (DH) and other business functions in the Region. The key objective is to ensure commercial hygiene, support to DH with timely analytics, financial / commercial / internal controls that contribute to GCPL's business growth.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the Finance function of the Sales region which includes accounting, analytics, audit, commercial controls and sales business partnering
  • Partnering with relevant stakeholders for the organization level initiatives
  • Engagement with 300+ distributors as well as 80+ field team to ensure commercial hygiene in the business
  • Managing distributor credits, controlling receivables, handling exceptions and ensuring policy compliance
  • Complete ownership of regional trial balance and monthly closing
  • Undertake quarterly closure of ROI calculations for Distributors
  • Driving and owning Sales Commercial Function KPIs in the region along budgeting and variance analysis, MIS and dashboards
  • Leading and monitoring GST compliances for the region
  • Overseeing process controls w.r.t. commercial and accounting activities (AR, BTL schemes, Distributor claims & F&Fs, quarterly NDCs, monthly closing and unsaleable audit)
  • Responsible for region's statutory as well as internal audit and ensuring zero audit observations
  • Developing operational excellence in all aspects for the region

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant.
  • CA having cleared all groups in first attempt to be given first preference.

Experience: •
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience post qualification
  • FMCG/consumer durables experience preferred

  • Good understanding of commercial processes and business acumen
  • Good logical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills
  • Ability to influence various stakeholders, team management
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities as per timelines

What's in it for you?

Be an equal parent

Maternity support, including paid leave ahead of statutory guidelines, and flexible work options on return

Paternity support, including paid leave

New mothers can bring a caregiver and children under a year old, on work travel

Adoption support; gender neutral and based on the primary caregiver, with paid leave options

No place for discrimination at Godrej

Gender-neutral anti-harassment policy

Same sex partner benefits at par with married spouses

Gender transition support

We are selfish about your wellness

Comprehensive health insurance plans, as well as accident coverage for you and your family, with top-up options

Uncapped sick leave

Mental wellness and self-care programmes, resources and counselling

Celebrating wins, the Godrej Way

Structured recognition platforms for individual, team and business-level achievements

Performance-based earning opportunities

An inclusive Godrej

Before you go, there is something important we want to highlight. There is no place for discrimination at Godrej. Diversity is the philosophy of who we are as a company. And has been for over a century. It's not just in our DNA and nice to do. Being more diverse - especially having our team members reflect the diversity of our businesses and communities - helps us innovate better and grow faster. We hope this resonates with you.

We take pride in being an equal opportunities employer. We recognise merit and encourage diversity. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination on the basis of nationality, race, colour, religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or marital status and ensure equal opportunities for all our team members.

If this sounds like a role for you, apply now!

We look forward to meeting you.