Deputy Director- Finance

Employer
PepsiCo
Location
India
Posted
May 19, 2024
Closes
Jun 01, 2024
Ref
4699744452
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Overview

Leads & Manages A&M spend [$40MM], Brand P&Ls & Innovation financials for all the 8 categories for SA BU (Snacks, Beverages, Cereals, Convenience Foods, Grains, Bakeries, Fruit, Botswana). This role also leads financial development & tracking of all innovations across all the categories and represents finance in various innovation stage gate meetings. In South Africa, it is not that straightforward, we had a legacy upon acquiring Pioneer and hence scope and role levels been changing slowly and without bing bang communication to avoid issues with Gov. given the public commitment requirements. There are 6 categories and 10 sub-categories to be managed under this scope.

Responsibilities

This role also leads financial development & tracking of all innovations across all the categories and represents finance in various innovation stage gate meetings
  • Leads A&M financial planning and reporting process and deliverables x-SA (Black swan taxonomy, spend optimisation etc)
  • Role will be covering 34 brands with 52 sub-brands
  • Partner with CMO and Category Marketing Leads to performance manage A&M and total marketing spend ROI optimisation (including direct and indirect "STB" spend)
  • Lead NPD financial assessment reporting processes across SA to optimise commercialization decision making
  • Leads and manages budgetary control on various A&M projects
  • Works with A&M procurement team to ensure compliance of SOA and other procurement efficiencies
  • Manage and optimise Brand P&Ls reporting processes and submissions across SA to opitimise portfolio and mix decision making
  • Manage and develop team of Category Innovation and A&M analysts (matrix reports) across SA Categories
  • Develop Category finance capability throughout marketing and finance teams across SA
  • Manage and coordinate Sector financial planning and reporting submissions accurately and timely
  • Lead financial analysis and trade-offs providing decision support and insights for IBP Portfolio Analysis Cycle
  • Lead integration and alignment of A&M + innovation financial planning and reporting processes across SA

Qualifications
  • 12+ years of experience in finance and planning
  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in commerce/business administration / economic with high level of Finance & Accounting Experience. CMA/MBA/CPA Finance is preferred
  • Sound knowledge of financial systems (SAP, HFM, MS Office and Other financial reporting systems)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with good understanding of business processes
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of both Management reporting and planning processes
  • Experience in working with GBS (Preferred FMCG sector) will be an added advantage

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in English and Arabic language