Nestlé Health Science invests in every employee to make certain each person can reach their greatest potential and works in an environment rooted in respect, diversity and teamwork. We focus on empowering the patients and consumers we serve to live healthier lives through industry leading nutrition and nutrition-enabling solutions by keeping their needs at the center of everything we do. We make quality and innovation our highest priorities when delivering our trusted brands such as BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essential®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, Zenpep®, and many more.
We are a globally recognized leader in the field of nutrition science with our US headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ, and have over 5000 employees around the world. Come join the Nestlé Health Science family and experience exciting opportunities!
Nestlé Health Science offers employees in eligible roles the opportunity to work remotely up to 100% of time, in an environment where they feel most comfortable to achieve the best possible results. With our Flex Fit Policy, our employees are empowered with the choice of working remotely or working in our office, or both!
The primary role of the Senior Financial Analyst is to support financial reporting, planning and financial analysis for the Consumer Care sector of US Nestle Health Science Business, support the Carnation Breakfast Essential Brand, manage the Brand spending budgets, and provide support to the Finance team. The position will also provide support to other business functions to provide timely, accurate, and insightful financial analysis. Inclusive of: analyze profitability of financial plans throughout the annual planning cycle, forecast submissions, marketing spend, and innovations / renovation projects. This position will provide clear and effective reporting of financial results while constantly looking for areas of business optimization, and process improvement.
Working closely with Sales/Marketing on opportunities to improve profit by customer/channel, not only at the operational level but also strategic level. Manage 3rd party external reporting.
Finance support for the product innovation / renovation (I2L) projects by working with project lead on P&L scenarios (volume, pricing, COGS, other costs) while benchmarking against financial hurdles.
Product Fixed Marketing Spend (PFME) budget management through continuous interactions with marketing teams. Reviewing available funds, monthly phasing for forecasting accuracy, validating/approving budget changes.
Support & ensure accurate monthly P&L forecasts through active participation in the monthly business planning meetings, trade, and inputting forecasts into Dodeca for reporting.
Support period end close through journal entry postings, analysis, creating financial reports, and assist in creating presentations to support the business needs.
Provide strategic direction to cross functional teams to drive right MC/product mix
Continually evaluate and challenge processes and reporting practices, while implementing changes as needed.
Experience and Education Requirements
Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA a plus
Minimum 3 years experience in financial planning analysis and reporting
Background in consumer products
Excellent Excel skills
Experience using SAP & Hyperion
Excellent analytical skills
The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.