FP&A Associate Manager - Corporate HR

  • Company: PepsiCo
  • Location: Harrison, New York
  • Posted: July 30, 2016
  • Reference ID: 99842BR
The FP&A Associate Manager leads financial planning, forecasting and analysis for the Corporate HR function, managing $85MM annual expense budget, as well as HR Shared Services organization ($75MM annual expense budget). The FP&A Associate Manager will provide overall support for the period end results, preparation of forecasts, Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and implementation of the new HR Operating model and productivity initiatives, including Smart Spending.

Leads the Corporate Department G&A Plan and forecast process:
  • Supporting strategic plan and AOP development for 20 Corporate HR departments
  • Supports Director, Corporate FP&A in preparing presentation materials for the quarterly budget review with CHRO, her direct reports, and other Corp HR senior executives
  • Works closely with 20 separate Corp HR budget owners to create periodic forecast and evaluate potential opportunities and risks
  • Coordinates across all Corp HR departments to consolidate and submit Corp HR forecast and key drivers commentary to Corporate FP&A
  • Performs forecasting, planning and tracking of internal and external labor
  • Supports productivity initiatives, including periodic submission of Smart Spending tracking templates and working with cost center owners to create zero based budgets during AOP cycle
  • Works closely with the Controller's group to ensure accuracy and completeness of the periodic accruals and cross charges

Supports the Plan and Forecast processes for global HR Shared Services team:
  • Create annual operating plan for the organization
  • Develop allocation methodologies and manage G&A model allocating expenses to Sector teams
  • Perform period forecast for budget with insights to potential opportunities/risks
  • Support development of presentations and communication of annual Plan to key stakeholders, including Sector teams
  • Support the deployment of new global HR operating model, assisting with identifying shared services productivity initiatives

Responds to ad hoc requests for information and analysis from CHRO and Corp HR senior executive team (more than 50 senior executive level employees B2+)


  • BA or BS with 3-5 years relevant experience
  • MBA and/or CPA a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel modeling skills a must, Bloomberg, Hyperion, Factset tools a plus)
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills with ability to develop and perform variance analysis
  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Financial Contros
  • Highly motivated and able to work with a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to work effectively with personnel from all levels of staff and management
  • Time pressures in this job to get things done quickly as numerous ad-hoc requests from senior HR executives; requires ability to change/shift priorities
  • Strong Excel modeling skills and Power Point skills required; proficiency in SAP, IRI preferred

Relocation Eligible

Not Eligible for Relocation

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