Digital Transformation Manager Job at the Coca-Cola Company
Digital Transformation Manager Job at the Coca-Cola Company

Planning Analyst Position at the Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Planning Analyst

Job ID: R-25389
Location:
 Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
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)

Growth Behaviors:

  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven And Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

Application Closing Date
22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online