Strategic Finance Associate Manager (North America HQ)
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
We are PepsiCo
PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries and territories with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands.
From Gatorade to Quaker, LIFEWTR to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.
Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to be the global leader in convenient foods and beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.
Our employees drive our culture. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, what makes you unique, makes us better!
Put your financial experience to work for some of the world’s most beloved brands with a career at PepsiCo. With 22 billion-dollar brands sold in over 200 countries and territories around the globe, you’ll have opportunities to help shape the future of one of the world’s largest companies.
PepsiCo Finance partners have a seat at the table across all facets and functions within the company. As a Finance professional, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a multi-disciplinary career path across a broad number of functions, and contribute meaningfully towards creating smiles for consumers, driving full-potential performance and achieving our Winning with Purpose vision.
Finance associates at PepsiCo embody four key roles that create value for our business: Enhance enterprise value as a ‘Trustee’, deliver sustainable performance and results as an ‘Integrator’, reshape the business as a ‘Catalyst’ of change and set the long-term strategy as a ‘Navigator’.
PepsiCo Finance is made up of the following functional areas across all divisions, unless otherwise noted:
• Brand and A&M Finance builds annual and long-term strategic brand plans, prepares the business case for innovation and manages marketing budgets across all brands. Associates partner with Marketing and other cross-functional teams to build plans, allocate resources and performance manage against KPIs. (New York & Chicago) • Financial Planning manages sector and corporate financial performance through action-oriented analytical insights and traditional financial tools. FP&A associates focus on the development of monthly forecasts, the annual operating plan, and the three-year strategic plan. FP&A partners with senior management to prepare presentations for the Executive Committee and Wall Street. • Mergers & Acquisitions is responsible for executing a wide range of transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances. M&A associates get involved from the outset of a potential transaction and work closely with Corporate Finance and business units throughout the process. Associates focus on structuring the transaction, leading due diligence, developing financial models, assisting with the business case and managing the internal approval process. (New York) • National Account/Customer Finance partners with the Sales organization to develop key customer strategies and manage performance. Associates develop customers’ annual operating plans, quarterly business plans, and period forecasts, analyze promotional activity and recommend trade spend allocation.
• Revenue Management sets retail pricing and package architecture strategy, advises on customer portfolio strategy and manages trade spend. Revenue Management Associates assess consumer and category trends, the customer landscape and the competitive environment to develop these recommendations. • Foodservice Finance manages PepsiCo’s on-premise business, which is comprised of full service vending, national accounts (Subway, Buffalo Wild Wings, etc.) and regional accounts. Foodservice Finance encompasses many functions including FP&A, sales finance and capital planning. • Supply Chain Finance manages the company’s product manufacturing and distribution strategies by analyzing production, labor, transportation and selling costs. Supply Chain associates assess the historical and projected financial economics of producing and selling company products. Associates also evaluate productivity initiatives and perform capacity analyses to drive critical capital decisions and inform production planning. • Treasury manages corporate liquidity as well as foreign exchange and commodity exposure. Treasury associates develop cash flow forecasts and mobilization strategies, invest cash balances, evaluate financing proposals, execute FX & Commodity hedging plans, and review insurance coverage and terms to support annual renewals. (New York) • Global Procurement Financial Planning and Analysis partners with the Center of Excellence for global direct and indirect materials to deliver financial forecasts and plan. GP FP&A associates are responsible for analyzing and reporting Commodity inflation or deflation, and productivity initiatives to fuel performance, growth, and improve cash flow. Additionally, associates perform analysis that enable commodity hedging, covers, and contract management (New York). • Strategy and Transformation builds the long-term strategy of PepsiCo to deliver sustainable, profitable growth. Strategy and Transformation associates support business development through M&A and partnerships, design and deploy next generation initiatives that will enable PepsiCo to future-proof its businesses, coordinate and scale sales technology and capability processes in coordination with functional teams, and drive sector-wide initiatives across the company. (New York and Dallas)
What you can expect:
While we will provide you with an initial onboarding training and ongoing function specific development, we also encourage you to develop yourself through our vast learning labs. Keep in mind, when you work for PepsiCo, you will have access to a variety of operating models within the Beverage, Foods and Corporate environments; this means that you can support power brands such as Tropicana, Gatorade, Quaker & Frito-Lay and still work within the same company!
Roles available in the following locations:
o Chicago, IL o Dallas, TX o New York Metro area
What we’re looking for:
• Currently concentrating in: Finance (other related concentrations will be considered) • Bright, self-starting, innovative thinkers who are passionate about consumer products • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to collaborate within teams and across functions • Second-year MBAs should demonstrate leadership experience, corporate finance interest • Strong communication, influencing, and problem-solving skills • Bias for working with numbers
Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:
• Be completing their final year of graduate studies • Hold an MBA degree prior to the intended full time start date. • Have a minimum of three years fulltime work experience • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States • List the following on submitted resume: ? GPA (unless your school has a non-disclosure policy) & GMAT score ? 1st location preference (See ‘What you Can Expect’ for role locations) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
For San Francisco and Los Angeles area applicants: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.
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From Gatorade to Quaker, LIFEWTR to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, and our portfolio includes 22 brands that each generates more than $1 billion in estimated annual retail sales.
PepsiCo’s culture combines an entrepreneurial mindset with global reach and resources. We are a company that values innovation and enables employees around the world to make a positive impact. Bring your unique perspective. Bring curiosity. Bring ingenuity, and drive. We’ll give you a platform to be daring on a global scale.
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