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22/02 Anup Nag
Associate Consultant at CareerNet Technologies

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Senior Business Finance Officer - FMCG/Retail (6-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 895139

Financial & Business Planning :

- Formulate & Drive Business Plans / Strategies for the Market for specific categories and Division to operationalize the 3 Yr & 10 Yr Plan

- Analyse and develop Industry landscape to recommend Category / Product Play.

- Benchmarking vis a vis Market - Channels and Segments, Competitive Actions and Combative Counter Plans

- Lead Annual Operating Plan and Forecasting ( Monthly / Quarterly) and reframing Year to Go to deliver goals for the year

Operational Execution and Reviews -

- Co-own the Business P&L and KPI's along with Business Teams

- Drive Operational Excellence thru deep dive analytics on Business Drivers and leading the change / execution with Operating Teams

- Hold fort on Key Business KPI's viz. Revenue, Mix, Segments, Margins and Working Capital

- Crisp Presentations and creative visualizations explaining financial & business results - Deliver key messages to Category / Business leaders / Executive Committee and maneuver to a decision

- Business Case preparation and Performance review of new Investment. Insights thru Return on Investment / Payback & decision Drivers

- Analyse key business drivers regarding industry and competition and provide regular business risk assessment reports to Leadership Team

- Establish business intelligence reports & dashboards to streamline the financial and operations MIS across various categories / locations / initiatives

- Identify Levers for Revenue, Mix and Margin improvement opportunities and establish pricing / discounts / trade schemes guidelines

- Partner with merchants for Terms of Trade closure with Brand Owners / Vendors / Suppliers - Pricing, Merchandizing, Visibility, Listing, Trade Schemes etc.

- Analyse the regional performance and provide meaningful insight on price investment and competitiveness of assortment

- Identify and Lead Working Capital Improvement opportunities / plans / actions for the Vertical

Processes / Automation:

- Develop and implement processes commensurate with size, scale, complexity and business needs

- Champion simplification, standardization and automation opportunities and lead these projects

What you'll do:

- Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

- Analyze financial data - and create financial models for decision support

- Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools

- Mentor the team and ensure learning curve for their growth

- Ensure maintenance of Data archives for easy consumption whenever required

- Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews

- Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

- Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support

- Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

- Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

- Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials

- Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.

- Post-Graduate from a tier 1/ tier 2 University or business school / should hold a degree in finance CA/MBA (2012 to 2014) - 6 to 8 yrs of experience

- Strong analytical rigour and problem solving skills

- Strong communication & Interpersonal skills

- Proficient in MS Office

- Proactive, takes initiative, self-motivated, team player

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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