Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist

Employer
Confidential
Location
Chennai
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jul 01, 2024
Ref
4736947953
Level
Specialist
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
About ofi

Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) is a global leader offering 'on-trend' sustainable, value-added food ingredients & solutions, enabling consumers to enjoy the healthy & indulgent products they love. OFI is a part of the Olam Group, a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed, and fibre to thousands of customers worldwide, ranging from multi-national organizations with world famous brands to small family run businesses. More information about Olam can be found here. OFI was formed in January 2020 as part of the re-organisation of the Olam Group. More information on that can be found here.

Overview of the position

We are seeking an AM / DM- FP&A, you will be participating in business process /project reviews / functions review, assisting in target setting, & strategic planning & analyzing performance of portfolio for various segments and presenting financial dashboards for business review. The individual will report to Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, Profit Before Tax and working / fixed capital expenditures.
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting and Modelling tools.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Management reporting
  • Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool, Microsoft Excel, PPT and Dashboard reports.
  • Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives.
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Prepare analysis of business performance versus budget and forecast. Performing benchmarking of key performance indicators with external and internal peers
  • Validating accuracy of financial data and business information and reports by performing reconciliation and review of exceptions
  • Ensuring processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with Group and unit requirements.


Experience & Qualification
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a Finance and/or Accounting. CMA/CA/ MBA Finance preferred.
  • 2+ years in any BIG FOUR and 2+ years of FP&A experience in a high performance and high growth organization
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail (Deep-dive and High-level summary capability)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate results
  • Proven experience developing and improving processes, with desire to influence change.
  • Honesty, Integrity, and sense of responsibility
  • Strong team player with ability to interact and engage with various functions and BUs.
  • Ability to drive high quality standard deliverables independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Builds trust across multiple stakeholders' group.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous situation and work through project ideation to conclusion.
  • Experience working in matrix organizational structure.


At ofi , we celebrate our diversity. ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment decisions will be based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

Skills: Forecasting, Controls, Modelling, Analytical, Verbal And Written Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Team Player, Problem-solving, Ppt, Financial Planning, Budgeting, Microsoft Excel

Experience: 2.00-4.00 Years