Manager, Finance Services III- Tri State Operating Unit

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00067275
Job ID: 00067275

Financial Services Manager III – Supply Chain (Manufacturing, Freight to Branch)

Tri-States Operating Unit

Position Purpose: 

  • Gross Profit and Cost of Goods Sold analysis with direct accountability for managing all aspects and impacts related to the Transportation and Manufacturing Operations including budgets, business plans, rolling estimate forecasts, continuous improvement charters, and capital investments for 2 Transportation Hubs and  4 Manufacturing Plants.
  • Direct reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of the Operating Unit and serving as the primary business partner and senior financial advisor to the Vice-President of Supply Chain Operations.
  • Advocating the vision and strategy established by our executive leadership team and supporting their direction by establishing targets, measuring results, communicating progress, and providing continuous improvement recommendations.
  • Continuously improving the internal control process and culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Routines & Process (40%) – Monthly financial close activities, financial statement preparation, balance sheet analysis, weekly forecasting of operating expenses and monthly rolling estimate. Interpret and communicate results to appropriate levels of management; assessing for risk and opportunity trends. Develop and deploy solutions to mitigate risk and execute opportunities.   Identify productivity gaps and recommend solutions.  Provide Finance Leadership and training to all stakeholders.  Participate in operating meetings as a member of the leadership team and a crucial driver of the overall success of the business results.
  • Ad Hoc Financial & Operational Analysis (20%) – Provide financial representation on projects and initiatives from the local to the national levels.  Produce financial analyses for projects and review work completed by others that require application of financial concepts.  Lead projects as needed.
  • Capital Investment & Productivity Analysis (15%) – Review and approve completed project analyses that require application of financial concepts and/or tools (e.g., NPV, IRR, Discounted Cash Flow, statistical analysis, economic analysis, and line item walk-forwards).  Provide financial leadership by identifying productivity improvement opportunities and analyzing/recommending productivity initiative pipeline projects. This would include capital investment recommendations and analysis.
  • Internal Controls Stewardship (15%) – Partner with the Supply Chain Management, Security, and Internal Controls to develop and promote sustainable processes that meet all internal control requirements.  Identify and communicate control risks and best practices.  Develop and implement strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the control processes across the entire Operating Unit.
  • Annual Business Planning and Budget (10%) – Key finance lead responsible for preparedness and execution.   Provide strategic direction for business planning process and play a tactical role in building the budget as needed.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting Required
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred

Professional Experience:

  • 6 or more years of relevant experience required
  • 10 or more years of relevant experience preferred
  • Manufacturing or Supply Chain experience preferred

Professional Skills Required:


  • Independent thinking
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate and execute strategies
  • Change management leadership across multiple business functions

Advanced Financial Analysis

  • Analyze and assist in exploring strategic options
  • Develop creative solutions to complex business issues and support decision making
  • Perform analyses that require the application of single or multiple financial and non-financial concepts and tools, e.g.. NPV, IRR, Discounted Cash Flow, loss projection as well as exposure and risk assessment.
  • Also demonstrate the ability to understand and explain the data relationships.

Advanced Forecasting

  • Ability to identify and understand patterns and interconnectivity of relevant data in order to predict business performance and market trends.
  • Bottler Operations and Economics – Preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of the system, business, organization, functions, operational and/or financial processes.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Knowledge of international, US or local GAAP. This includes the ability to apply these principles and determine compliance with the principles.

Other Information:

Travel required is less than 5%

Relocation is not provided


Coca-Cola Refreshments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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