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Planning Analyst at Coca Cola

Location: Lagos

Job ID: R-25389
Job Level: 01. Regular

Position Overview

  • Everybody knows Coca-Cola. But only the best people work in The Coca-Cola Company. This is your chance: we are looking for someone who is ready to join us in turning our passion into action
  • The person must provide related analysis and reports in an accurate, timely manner to ensure optimal allocation of system resources in implementation of the Company’s business strategies.
  • The person must prepare accurate analysis and reports in order to support BU P&A Manager for identification of risks & opportunities across the system, optimization and standardization of Planning & Analysis’ processes and tools within his/her responsibility area.
  • The selected candidate will support BU P&A organizations for efficient, effective and sustainable processes and transactions; and provides services according to business needs. Supports BU P&A Team on system thinking related to policies, programs, company, productivity and objectives.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
Provides analysis and reports to support BU P&A and Franchises Finance Team:

  • Performs GP analysis
  • NSR review/analysis
  • Co-ordinating feedback on weekly shipment status and shipment timing variance analysis
  • Co-ordinates confirmation of finalization of actual postings with CPS & Finance Managers
  • Ensures concentrate revenue and costs are accurately posted
  • Ensures accuracy of concentrate write off accruals
  • Follow up on deduction postings with Finance Managers as per RE/expectations
  • Follow up on processing of GPIE
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc actual reports including
  • Actual narratives (P&L and OPCAP)
  • Management Reporting deck for Business unit leadership team meetings
  • Ad-hoc reports prepared upon Region, BU requests
  • Annual UC P&L execution and Brand Con. reporting
  • Following up on key issues arising on balance sheet reconciliation review process with GFO team
  • Actuals and month close process
  • Coordinates confirmation of finalization of actual postings with Finance Managers
  • Ensures concentrate revenue and costs are accurately posted
  • Follow up on processing/posting of GPIE
  • Analysis of UCs P&L
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc actual reports including
  • Actual narratives (P&L and OPCAP)

Provides related analysis for Forecast (RE/BP) in his/her responsibility area, while adhering to RE/BP calendar deadlines:

  • Coordinate and load RE inputs into Hyperion according to Group/BU/Franchises requests:
  • Coordinates inputs and outputs templates with Franchises and BU: UCs, CSE, GR, DFR, NSR, COGS, GP
  • Follow up on deduction postings with Finance Managers as per RE/expectations
  • UC P&L execution and Brand Con. Reporting
  • Follow up on system outputs to keep stakaholders aligned on expectations (Franchis Finance Managers, Planning Manager, FD)
  • Coordinate OpCap inputs from franchises and BU
  • Prepares RE/BP interim output reports for Regions and BUs during planning period
  • Supports RE/BP management reporting and financial consolidation at BU level
  • Analyzes BP/RE management reports (scorecards, dashboards, brand contribution, MEM reports)
  • Prepares RE/BP narratives and manual templates
  • Prepares Region, BU office and BU consolidated R&Os
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports upon Region & BU requests

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience
  • Accounting experience is a strong plus
  • University/Bachelor’s Degree minimum

Required Skills

  • Financial analysis
  • Planning and forecasting skills
  • Performance management
  • GAAP, cost accounting / analysis
  • Excellent computer skills (i.e. Excel)

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply here

Deadline: 22nd March 2019

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