Finance Manager
Location:
Monrovia , California
Posted:
January 05, 2017
Reference:
108855BR
Naked Emerging Brands (NEB) is a premium nutrition manufacturer that produces, markets & sells Naked Juice, IZZE Sparkling Juice and Naked Coconut Water. NEB is the fastest growing CPG segment within PepsiCo US. The Business Unit serves as an incubation platform for PepsiCo Nutrition & operates independently from its headquarters in Monrovia, CA and from its sales & operations sites spread across the US. Our performance based, fast paced environment is the perfect opportunity for talented candidates looking for entrepreneurial cross-functional experience.
The Finance Manager will be the key finance contact for the Naked Emerging Brand team and will provide overall support for the period end results, preparation of forecasts, Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Innovation Growth or Integrated Business Plans, along with financial analysis, reporting and budgeting.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing insightful analysis of business results to senior management and perform ad-hoc analyses that lead to problem solving and business improving recommendations
  • Reporting and analysis including periodic reporting, periodic forecast analysis and deck preparation
  • G&A and A&M (Advertising) forecasting, planning and tracking
  • Supporting AOP development, including deck analysis and deck preparation
  • Assisting a broad range of senior leaders in forecasting and analysis
  • Period close activities to include working closely with the Controller's group to ensure accuracy and completeness of entries
  • Provide ad-hoc projects and analysis as requested
  • Work with cross-functional teams to manage P&L expectations
  • Hire, develop and retain top-tier finance professionals through appropriate training, thought leadership, timely feedback and mentoring


Function: Finance
Company/Division: Naked Emerging Brand
Key Business Metric(s): $600MM division
Position Supervises: 1+ headcount

Qualifications/Requirements

Education/Certification:
  • Bachelor's Degree Required (Finance or Business Administration preferred)
  • MBA strongly preferred, CPA is a plus.

Work Experience:
  • 5 - 10 years of practical exposure, ideally with supervisory experience, in some of the following areas: Financial Planning and Analysis, evaluating business performance, Financial Accounting and Control. Functional finance experience is a plus (e.g. Marketing, Sales, R&D, Operations, Procurement etc.)
Skills & Capabilities:
  • Experience with forecasting and budgeting
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable solutions and processes
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment and gain the cooperation of individuals across the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of management
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Results-oriented with ability to initiate and lead projects to completion
  • Innovative thinker with a focus on continuous process improvement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to quickly learn various in-house software applications
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 5% of the time


Relocation Eligible

Eligible for Limited Relocation

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