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Finance Manager – Overheads and P2P Liaison

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Background & Purpose of the Job

At Unilever, we act fast to anticipate consumer needs, fast to translate ideas into new products, and fast to make, distribute and market them. We craft products that people enjoy, trust and use as part of their daily lives. Which is why, as part of Unilever, you could make an impact on a global and local scale. We look for people with different views, ideas, experiences and backgrounds to bring dynamism to the business and, most importantly, an empathy with consumers. It's those individuals working together that make Unilever one of the most successful consumer goods companies in the world. Individuals with the courage to be heard, seize opportunities and take risks. A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. You can craft your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth. As a Finance Manageryou will partner with the business to ensure growth and to enable them to meet their financial goals, actively lead efforts to find opportunities and implement solutions to improve the financial performance of the business.

Who You Are & What You’llDo

TheSupply Chain Overheadsrole willsupport theplanning and accounting of the supply chain overheads – working with HR and business partnersto ensurethere are robust plans to deliver targets. This role will report to the Senior Manager for Overheads to ensure consistency across all Overheads planning-unlocking synergies betweenOverheads and Supply Chain Overheads.  This role willlead in many high business value prioritiesgiven the overheads agenda in 2021 and 2022.  

The other aspect of the role is P2P Liaison to theUniopsP2P Operating Center team and in thiscapacity reports to the Controller. Responsibilities in this area include approvals forPCardsand working with key partners to ensure solutions such asPCardsand Ghost cards are fit for purposeand supporting the reduction of GRIR.

The Finance Manager will play a key role in providing supportto the Supply Chain organizationto facilitate decision making and influencing stakeholders to shape the strategic direction ofoverheads management.

You love towin, andhave fun doing it:Models success and fulfillment, achieves satisfaction by helping others to continue developing their skills.

You’re a change maker:Given the rapid pace ofchange in our portfolio, the FinanceManagerneeds to partnerto inspire change in the way we lead the business and to ensure we grow in a profitable, sustainable way. 

You’re a culture & change champion:Extraordinary interpersonal skills and the ability to build collaborative relationships with multiple and diverse stakeholders.

  • End to EndSupply Chain overheadsprocesses (reporting & forecasting) toensure rigorand holding budget owners accountable.

  • Supports analytical and business frameworks as well as a quantitative approach to decision-making that shape thedecisions on choices foroverheads spend.

  • Ad-hoc financial modeling to support key decisionmaking.

  • Supporting implementation of global tools and technology.

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional businesspartners.

  • Acceleratesthe digital finance transformation by supporting new pipelines initiatives and pioneering other technology improvements.

  • Contribute to our culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, and efficient.

What You’ll NeedToSucceed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; MBA or CPA stronglypreferred

  • Related financial planning and analysis experience with increasing responsibility and control

  • 6+ years of prior work experience infinance areas ofFinance Business Partnering and S&OPpreferred

  • An enterprising and inquisitive nature that can find solutions to complexproblems

  • Experience creating and implementing operational improvementsolutions

  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skillsin orderto clearlyarticulateresults and implications ofanalysis

  • Experience communicating financial acumen effectively with all levels of theorganization

  • Enjoys working in a collaborative teamenvironment


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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