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Commercial Finance Analyst CE - Elida Beauty

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Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France Region
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Commercial Finance Analyst – Elida Beauty 

Work Location – Paris, France

Job Type - Full Time

Who we are … we are Elida Beauty

Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty business within UnileverWe are re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around.

Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.

Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh startWe ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’.  Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.

Your Role & Key Responsibilities


  • Bring insights and Analytics to the business to drive action and improve performance of Categories and the MCO across the entire P&L. 

  • Produce, engage and partner decision critical materials for the CLT, FLT and CCBT 

  • Project management utilizing agile methodologies to drive team delivery 

  • Reporting actuals, gathering commentary to understand movements of and preparing the forecast for Working Capital and total Cash 

  • Partner the Annual Planning process throughout, delivering high level of challenge and transparency to the business to develop a robust strategic roadmap. 

  • Target management and communication, with responsibilities for Dynamic Resource Allocation (DRA) management 

  • Driving a P&L ownership mindset through performance reviews and topical deep dives 

  • Regularly analyzing MCO and Divisional performance to identify opportunities and risks for action through the CCBT to manage delivery of annual targets. 

  • Working closely with the Senior/Finance Leadership to support on MCO specific performance analysis.


  • Qualified accountant or equivalent or studying towards professional accounting qualification 

  • Excellent engagement and communication skills including with senior stakeholders 

  • Ability to own & drive the agenda for the business (pro-active & independent worker) 

  • Strong analytical skills with action-oriented output 

  • Ability to make the complex simple 

  • Fast attention to detail 

  • Ability to effectively business partner and build connections with stakeholders without a “formal” partner relationship 

  • Ability to constructively challenge assumptions and hold others accountable 

  • Proven track record for delivery

Join us…

To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities. 

Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us

The way we manufacture, package and distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity 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. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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