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Senior Financial Analyst - Multiple Openings

Job ID:
R-22580
Category:
Finance
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date posted:
09/16/2021

*This posting represents multiple current openings within Unilever's Finance organization based in Englewood Cliffs (North America HQ)*

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 create 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, 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 shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

These roles sit within the pillars of Finance listed below:

Supply Chain Finance

Prepare to challenge yourself and your business partners through value creation across our extensive supply chain network. Drive bottom line results and deliver value by leading cost optimization and holistic margin management analyzing complex business cases. Develop supply chain strategy with leadership managing and optimizing our long term goals and paths for success!

Controllers

Through a holistic view of the North America business, you will learn how each finance pillar operates as you navigate the cross-functional departments to provide the assurance, governance, and guidance to ensure control compliance. You will align with global standard control framework and policies internally and statutory standards externally. Become the subject matter expert in key controllership functional areas as the steward of value creation which is critical for ensuring compliance and long term health of Unilever.

FET (Finance Excellence Team)

Drive financial success by partnering across the organization on crafting financial plans and driving decision making to achieve targets. Implement process improvements to unlock and democratize financial analysis tools as you partner with senior leaders on deep analysis.  A critical role of the FET is now centered around the Digitalization of Unilever, with a focus on Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning, and Python driven Automation.  

Customer Development (CD/Sales) Finance

Lead our optimal strategy for our sales teams to fund value added initiatives guiding the business with the best way to promote our brands. You are the gatekeeper to determine where we choose to invest in our brands, through focused risk/reward analysis on the value of partnering with key customers. Long term planning and short term execution balancing is crucial to the success of the role, and allows for a creative and analytical mind to succeed!

Business Partnering

Hone your negotiation and influencing skills by leading your business partners in guiding the business towards long term success. Interact cross functionally with Marketing, Sales or Supply Chain with ownership of  specific category (Ice Cream, Hair Care) from a finance lens.  The role will touch all aspects of the business, including what new products will be launched, what new advert campaigns will go live, and where further investment will go. On innovative business cases for example, you will come with a creative mind while understanding the financial goals of Unilever to uncover the best path for investment. Partner with leadership to deliver bottom line and push Unilever to new heights!

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required; MBA or CPA strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant finance experience required, for example Brand/Marketing, Supply Chain, Sales, Audit, Accounting, Financial Reporting, or Financial Planning is preferred
  • Experience creating and implementing operational improvement solutions
  • Experience communicating financial acumen effectively with all levels of the organization

KEY QUALITIES: Enterprising and inquisitive nature that can find solutions to complex problems | | excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly communicate results and implications of analysis | Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment

DID YOU KNOW? Unilever offers convenient corporate shuttles for employees to and from the Englewood Cliffs office to Manhattan, Hoboken and Brooklyn. There are six separate routes across Manhattan, with typical travel times of 20 minutes from the Upper East/West Side, and 35 minutes from the West Village. https://www.unileverusa.com/shuttle/route/

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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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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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