he Sprite & Flavors position provides financial support to the Sprite and Flavors marketing team with direct reporting line to the Group Director, Finance/Sparkling and DME COE.
The Premium Water position provides financial support to the Premium Water marketing team including support for Smartwater, Smartwater Sparkling, and Vitaminwater with direct reporting line to the Group Director, Finance, Hydration, Tea and Coffee.
These roles include volume reporting validation, understanding and tracking key financial metrics, supporting innovation projects and providing financial insights to investment decisions, and firm command on DME and Trade Spend management. The positions also requires a solid understanding of value chain models, discounted cash flows, ROI analysis, KO Franchise System, Bottler P&L, Supply chain models, concentrate business, incidence pricing as well as experience with CCNA financial reporting routines and systems. Candidates should have strong communication, presentation, influencing and analytical skills.
Provide commercial finance expertise to the Sprite and Flavors marketing team for new product/package/flavor launches, and financial support for the Stages & Gates routines.
Support marketing team for the situation assessment and business planning process; lead financial section of the LRP process in line with the related brand categories
Collaborate with franchise and commercial teams on annual commercial agreements with Bottlers, and financial communications to the bottlers on new product launches
Work closely with cross functional teams, including Marketing, Supply Chain, RGM, Category and Commercialization, Knowledge and Insights to understand existing and new business opportunities and lead financial execution. Actively track return on investments and initiatives.
Partner with DME COE to manage DME and Trade Spend budgets with robust financial analysis, provide timely input and feedback; ensure effective and efficient investment decisions are made.
Manage all financial routines including month-end close, rolling estimates and annual business plan related to the related brand category. Perform variance analysis, complete narratives and communicate key performance indicators in advance.
Perform Annual Impairment analysis, where needed, by consolidating all RTM financials’ future projections, analyze results, and report performance indicators to respective teams.
Prepare brand category business unit consolidated monthly summary financial reports and narratives
Bachelor's Degree and equivalent work experience in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics
Prefer Finance/Accounting background
MBA, CPA, or CFA
Experienced commercial finance background with minimum 7-10 years of experience within packaged goods companies.
Commercial and business acumen
Detailed understanding of supply chain and related financial arrangements
Commercial and Value Chain Analysis. The ability to understand the competitive impact, the drivers of volume and levers of profitability, pressure test assumptions, provide options and recommendations on action plans. Develops, maintains, and uses financial models, templates, strategic and operational measures and software programs/systems in order to perform financial analysis.
Strong collaboration and communication skills Demonstrated ability to present financial results to large audiences.
Financial Policies and Procedures. Knowledge of the Company's financial policies and procedures including Standard Practices and Procedures, Standard Accounting Codes, Reporting And Budgeting, Code of Business Conduct, ISSCOM, as well as internal policies and procedures specific to area of responsibility (e.g., controller's group, fountain, operations, manufacturing).
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This includes the ability to apply these principles and determine compliance with the principles.
Business Planning / Rolling Estimate Process. The ability to apply forecasting techniques and skills to develop and evaluate business goals and strategies, analyzing information to derive insights and implications to initiate planning and/or re-planning, and controlling actual results versus budget
Internal Number: R-08661
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, offering over 500 brands to people in more than 200 countries. Of our 21 billion-dollar brands, 19 are available in lower- or no-sugar options to help people moderate their consumption of added sugar. In addition to our namesake Coca-Cola drinks, some of our leading brands around the world include: AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater, and Zico coconut water. At Coca-Cola, we’re serious about making positive contributions to the world. That starts with reducing sugar in our drinks and continuing to introduce new ones with added benefits. It also means continuously working to reduce our environmental impact, creating rewarding careers for our associates and bringing economic opportunity wherever we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people around the world.