Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Key business partner to oversee our companys indirect spend operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, with expertise in managing indirect expenses and optimizing cost efficiencies. The Finance Manager will play a crucial role in analyzing spending patterns, identifying cost-saving opportunities, and implementing strategies to improve financial performance. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the financial success and growth of our organization.

Indirect Spend Management
  • Support the management of all indirect spend categories including but not limited to marketing, IT, facilities, travel, and professional services.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and dashboards to communicate key performance indicators (KPIs) and insights related to indirect spend. Present findings to senior management and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as procurement, accounting, and operations to align indirect spend initiatives with overall business objectives.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Develop, monitor, and manage budgets for indirect spend categories. Provide accurate financial forecasts and variance analysis to support decision-making.
Cost Analysis & CCI:
  • Analyze spending patterns and identify areas for cost reduction and process improvement. Implement strategies to optimize indirect expenses without compromising quality or service.
  • Lead the validation of all Indirect CCI projects ensuring timely and accurate validation & reporting whilst working with cost center owners to demonstrate value delivery in P&L
  • Support and partner with factories, DCs and other Global functions in delivering CCI targets
Business Improvement and development
  • Identify inefficiencies in current processes and procedures related to indirect spend. Implement changes to streamline workflows, increase efficiency, reduce costs, harmonize and standardize process and ways of working across indirect categories
  • Provide leadership and guidance to finance staff responsible for indirect spend activities. Foster a culture of accountability, teamwork, and continuous improvement within the finance team.

Control & Compliance
  • Takes accountability for ensuring the control environment within the Indirect area is robust and in line with corporate guidelines, SOX and local accounting GAAP.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements related to indirect spend. Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with indirect expenses.
Education : CA
Experience : 10+ yrs of experience
  • 5+ years progressive financial/accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated solid and successful background in financial reporting and internal control requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, manage and implement process improvements
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to interpret financial data and make strategic recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and build and sustain relationships at all levels.
  • Demonstrated dynamic self-starter.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to interact effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Proficiency in financial analysis tools and software, such as Microsoft Excel, SAP
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on driving business results and maximizing value for the organization
Skills: Negotiation, Financial Reporting, Software, Analytical Skills, Communication, Process Improvements, Problem-solving

Experience: 5.00-10.00 Years