Associate Finance Manager, Supply Chain – Warehousing (Hybrid)

May 11, 2022
Camden, NJ
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We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary

Associate Finance Manager, Supply Chain - Warehousing supports the warehousing team in the procurement of $200MM of spending for the Meals and Beverage division.   The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide detailed, accurate and timely financial analyses regarding warehousing costs, provide insight on month-end variance analysis, and drivers of inflation vs. projection, AOP and PY.  Support the business with understanding key operational performance and analytical support on continuous cost improvement projects, warehousing proposals, and process and reporting improvement initiatives.  Responsibilities include review, analysis, and collaboration with cross functional team members on projections as well as annual strategic and operating plans. This highly visible role requires that the person provide financial support for a wide range of strategic logistics initiatives, monthly performance results, monitoring and reporting directives around warehousing requirements. This person will develop, organize, and implement assigned Supply Chain Finance activities designed to support business strategies and as a SME in support of supply chain and corporate functional teams. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively within the supply chain matrix and across multiple geographies or divisions and the candidate will be expected to partner with operations, finance, and plant/brand/sales management.

Primary Responsibilities

Business Management and Reporting:

  • Lead monthly Logistics review with supply chain operations and remote locations to share out warehousing results to identify and triage cost drivers

  • Develop analyses to support the justification of M&B Supply Chain projects (Capital Projects and Warehouse Strategy) as well as ad hoc analyses supporting day to day operations

  • Development of monthly financial projections and annual operating plans, including R & O management, partnering with parties supporting the IBP cycle

  • Work with BI and reporting teams to optimize warehouse reporting (source and structure) by integrating SAP data into envision for future state global reporting capabilities and automated cost center reporting distribution

Planning and Analysis:

  • Monthly cost projection for warehouse, providing insight into variances vs projection, AOP, and PY

  • Ensure accurate monthly financial rollup by reviewing relevant accounting journal entries done by accounting

  • Full financial support for any warehouse projects including:

    • Development of and governance for operating budgets as well as ongoing execution and analysis detailing cost drivers

    • Application of transportation strategy and impacts of product movements around network (shuttles, customer shipments, sourcing)

    • 3PL invoicing process and approach (current state vs steady state strategy)

  • Lease and tax cost management and guidance for existing and new sites

  • Project financial reconciliation back to assumptions by site and activity

  • Partner with Procurement for any warehouse contract review and set-up

  • Provide analytical insight regarding monthly financial results linking COPM results to COPS

Job Complexity

  • Business partnering with the director of M&B Warehousing Lead

  • Partner with warehouse managers to identify risks and opportunities and develop action plans to address issues

  • Provide strategic insight for future state global supply chain structure and optimizing "how we work" (both operational and financial support)

  • Must perform a variety of financial functions including, but not limited to, corporate finance, planning, budgeting, and detailed financial analysis

  • Ability to interpret complex data and provide data in a meaningful format to management review

  • Strong business acumen and ability to share business knowledge with non-financial individuals

  • Must be comfortable dealing with multiple agendas and driving decisions through influencing without authority

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, as timeline to action may be tight and require significant cross-functional coordination

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships across multiple business functions

  • Proactively identify continuous improvement opportunities and demonstrate intellectual curiosity

  • Ensure financial processes are adhered to according to CSC standards and best practices

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree – preferably in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience, preferably in the CPG industry

  • Understanding and experience with budgeting and forecasting processes

  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities including prior financial modeling

  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word, Access and Power Point

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team and interface with others across all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of SAP and EPM a plus

Skills Required

Action Oriented, Business Acumen, Functional Technical Skills, Communication, Integrity and Trust, Problem Solving, Process Management and ability to work in a team environment.


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