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Financial Analyst

Publié le 01-11-2023 | Nestlé Foods
location Dakar
time CDI
applications 2 Candidatures

Joining Nestle means you are joining the largest food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment - passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. The incumbent is Responsible for the financial planning processes across the businesses within Nestle in the Market and ensures flawless execution and high quality of deliverables. At Nestle, we believe in the power food to enhance quality of life for everyone. Guided by this purpose, we constantly aim to push the boundaries of what's possible with food, beverages, nutritional health solutions. Our people make this possible. They are behind the strength of our brands, the quality of our products and the future our business. Their ideas and efforts push our boundaries,drive innovation and help us to continually improve, deliver and succeed. You also become part of a Nestlé culture that is rooted in respect, empowered to experiment and to learn from failure. If you have a passion for people, a desire to problem-solve, and eagerness to pursue continuous improvement opportunities, We look forward to exploring career possibilities with you!

Summary Position

We are currently looking for a Financial Analyst to implement control mechanisms to ensure that trade spent investment and reporting are in line with Nestle Accounting Standards and external requirements. Guide the Key Account Sales teams to make timely and complete trade activity increases with necessary transparency. Provide financial analysis to manage, control and optimize trade spend investment of the company. As the Financial Analyst, you will conduct timely and accurate financial analysis and reporting to assist in the financial decision making within the organization. You’ll continue to develop financial and technical skills and interactions with cross-functional teams at all levels throughout the organization. In this role you will exercise good judgment, stay focused on results,and ensure the integrity of financial reporting in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


Main Responsibilities

Business Planning, Analysis:

• Review monthly/quarterly closings and dynamic forecasts and respond to questions raised by Nestle Regional Finance Department.

• Analyze the monthly channel operational costs (boutiques, CRC) to the OP and latest DF in the management reports and investigate variances with the various managers in the market before the financial reports are published. 

• Provide monthly RIG, Organic Growth and New Member Analysis

• Prepara and manage monthly Accrual process with relevant stakeholders

• Assist with ad hoc analysis and projects simulation as needed.

• Stewards of the Financial Planning process for financial deliverables. Ensure timely dissemination of related information to all stakeholders.



• Preface and Review P&L Channel/Boutique and P&L Requests for our retail locations

• preparation and upload of the annual budget and dynamic forecasts.

• Assists with projects relating to financial reporting/accounting operations initiatives, as assigned, such as working capital analysis, uneven testing, and integration of acquisitions and/or disposals of businesses.


Budget Control:

• Assist F&C Controller with budget control and analysis.

• Assist and Train Retail customer service Teams to accurately manage their budget (forecasts, actual, etc, phasing, reconciliation) 

• Analysis efficiencies and cost savings opportunities

• Monitor retail operational costs for zero variances, and support accuracy in dynamic forecasts and KPI Reporting.

• Assist budget owners with questions and concerns.


Key Skills and Experience:

• The Completion of University Degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration (Minimum HND or Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting, CPA designed; MBA or advanced degree preferred).

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance, with preferred Finance and Marketing emphases.

• General Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing.

• Excellent spreadsheet, BI tools, and database skills with the ability to enhance the financial planning process.

• Strong communication skills, including presentation of financial information to non-financial users.

• A self-starter, with strong analytical skills, the ability to prioritize workflow and operate independently in a requesting, fast-paced environment.

• Excellent analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data, including financial statements Well-organized, methodical thinker with excellent decision-making skills.

• Ability to work in a fast pace, team environment, and interact cooperatively with internal and external customers.

• Proven ability to perform balance sheet & profit/loss account reconciliations & analysis.

• Ability to perform analyses of variance between actual costs and budgeted/planned costs.

• Communicate Effectively professionally in written and verbal form, including presentation skills.

• Excellent analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data, including financial statements Well-organized, methodical thinker with excellent decision-making skills.

• Computer skills: MS Office, including intermediate Excel and Word, and basic PowerPoint and Access; SAP (gold equivalent) experience.


Why Nestle?

Nestle has a casual business environment and focuses on teamwork, associate development, training, and continuously improve. We value each other's differences while recognizing individual strength. Nestle never forget that you make us who we are; we work hard to make sure a career with Nestle is as satisfying and successful as it can be. We offer competitive wages, excellent affordable insurance benefits (including health, dental, vision and life), 401K plan, paid vacation and holidays. Nestle is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualied applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veterinary status, and other protected characteristics. If you would like to be considered for this elite organization, please submit your recent Resume/CV and Cover letter immediately.

Niveau d'expérience: 5-10 years

Langues exigées:
                French > Current

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