The general purpose of Corporate & GOPS Finance is to be a financial consultant to the Corporate & GOPS Finance Senior Management by giving recommendations to enable and drive fact-based decision-making. The Finance Functions support and steer the business to achieve financial targets as well as the strategy based on the analysis of number indicators. This is supported by the creation of transparency about business performance through cost (-centre) analysis, business analysis and performance management
As part of Corporate & GOPS Finance, SCM Finance is responsible for financial controlling and cost management and provides tailored key performance indicators. As a business partner we enable fact-based decision making, best practice sharing and continuous process improvement by creating transparency on impact and dependencies of core cost and service drivers. We derive corresponding solution through application of state-of-the-art analytical tools and business expertize.
Act as primary contact to the SCM Europe DC Operations & Transportation team
Manage execution of SCM strategy to improve end-to-end group performance, cost and service levels
Manage the financial controlling of all logistic cost related to the Supply Chain Management (SCM) within European Distribution Centers
Proactively drive transparency on cost and cost drivers of the Supply Chain through cost management of the assigned budget by manage the budget process and forecast, reporting actual costs, explaining cost deviations, and identifying savings potential as part of cost saving initiatives
Act as a business partner, e.g. by ensuring financial but also non-financial managers are provided top notch and highly accurate information for analysis for their business decisions.
Support business case development of Supply Chain projects and investments by challenging, identifying and quantifying improvement potential
Manage and support the development and continuous enhancement of balanced Key Performance Indicators, strive for transparency on business performance drivers and living a sustainable “performance management culture” within the Supply Chain Organization
Act as a team player, embrace continuous learning & improvement and cross-functional collaboration
Design, develop, support and implement state of the art analytic and reporting tool
Propose and support implementation of methods for advanced budgeting, forecasting and performance tracking; establish a benchmarking process; and deepen knowledge and understanding of industry trends
Support Europe FP&A in achieving commercial targets by implementing and validating commercial initiatives
Lead by example cross-functional collaboration
Manage (develop, coach, motivate and lead) a strong, diversified team; facilitate and foster continuous learning environment for the team which enables team members to perform
Senior management within the Distribution Centers and European Logistic network