Corporate FP&A Cost Analyst – Jobs in Karnataka

  •  Karnataka

  • Job Description:

      • Position Purpose & Summary


      • As part of the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis collaborative team, this analyst will strengthen analytical and communication skills while working across Cargill. This role will be focused on cost management including analysis of corporate and functional expenses, expense allocations, and benchmarking. Tracking and monitoring corporate-wide and functional expense reduction programs will also be a key part of the role, including assistance in developing metrics and targets for use in monitoring progress. These responsibilities will help develop a broad perspective of Cargill and enhance financial skills



      • Principal Accountabilities


      • Participate in special projects and leverage technology to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of 40%:


      • Assist with tracking and analyzing cost elimination project successes


      • Prepare special projects and analyses for senior management


      • Partner with platforms and functions in preparation of analyses


      • Gather data across a variety of businesses and data sources; consolidate into a usable corporate perspective


      • Assist with analysis and insight of consolidated expenses (SG&A, Cost Of Goods Sold) 20%:


      • Corporate-level financial analysis, insight on consolidated expenses


      • Calculate and analyze metrics and targets to assess performance and progress


      • Partner with businesses and functions to ensure analyses are meaningful and insightful


      • Bring the outside in for benchmarking and new perspectives on expense analysis and management


      • Provide expertise for analysis and insights into corporate and functions p&l – 20%:


      • Analyze and compile data from across functions and other corporate activities to present a cohesive analysis of expenses


      • Leverage BI and data visualization to generate understanding and insight across the company


      • Analyze the impact of actions across the company basis insights identified


      • Help align corporate expectations with business analysis; contribute to the facilitation of change


      • Assist in budgeting and forecasting of corporate and functional expenses – 20%:


      • Leverage technology to plan and forecast corporate expenses, ensuring alignment with stakeholders


      • Assist in the development of clear and concise drivers, budgets and allocations


      • Work across functions to help establish in methodologies with a goal of fostering holistic analysis for function and corporate expenses across the organization


      • Develop insightful analyses and reports related to corporate and function expense budgets


      Participate in processes for budgets including communications, systems, and instructions
  • Desired Candidate Profile:

    Education, Experience, Skills
    Required Qualifications
    Bachelors degree or higher in Business, Finance or Accounting
    5+ years experience relevant professional finance experience
    High business acumen with extensive financial knowledge
    Experience in planning and forecasting processes with a strong supporting financial theory
    Ability to analyze and solve complex problems, presenting conclusions in insightful ways.
    Extremely proficient with Excel, PowerPoint and visualization tools (power or Tableau)
    Experience with cost management initiatives
    Proven experience in identifying key metrics, developing reports and analytical views in business intelligence tools
    Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills with attention to detail
    Collaborative team player with good interpersonal skills
    Preferred Qualifications
    Experience with Zero Based Budgeting programs and analysis
    Extensive experience conducting quantitative and qualitative financial analysis
    Experience with Anaplan, or other budgeting/ modeling tools
    Excellent communication skills, ensuring complex ideas are communicated clearly and concisely. Effective across and up the organization

    Company Profile:

    Cargill India Pvt. Ltd.

    Cargill is one of the biggest food companies in the world having more than 130 years of expertise in food grain selection and processing. It is the worlds biggest producer, processor, and refiner of sunflower oil. Cargill has made quantum leaps in the small period of two years in the Indian food Having entered into the Indian market recently, Nature Fresh today is the second-largest multinational atta brand in India and has a steadily growing market share in all the regions. The brand has also attained a double-digit market share in the branded refined edible oils category and has made good inroads in the basmati rice and salt categories as well.

     

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