Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Well-known brands include MAGGI, NESCAFE and KIT KAT.
Our mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.
Naturally, in order to achieve this, the dedication of ambitious and positive people is indispensable. To strengthen our Finance team we are looking for a Business Planning Analyst .
As a Business Planning Analyst you are to provide a forecast preparation and reporting service to support the Decision Support manager and Business Controllers.
Also you are responsible for including the preparation and consolidation of profit information for Actuals, Forecasts, Target and preparation of the Business Key Performance.
Your key tasks will be :
Prepare Dynamic Forecasts / Plans for businesses using the respective planning tools, including data input and data maintenance.
Prepare DF reports and analysis for review by the Business co-pilots and input adjustments as required.
Responsible for database update and preparation of analysis.
Support process : preparation, identification of gaps, set up and maintenance of the dashboard.
Responsibility for the consolidation of the Monthly Dynamic Financial Forecast.
Liaison with relevant functional controllers for the collection and validation of information required in profit forecasting, monthly actuals, sales statistics and Business KPI’s.
Responsibility for preparation and publication of approved Business Performance Reports for all businesses, which identifies performance of business against Targets.
During the process manage the production of monthly P&Ls reports as required by the businesses.
Responsible for reporting, including preparation of forecasts, evaluation of scenarios, and validation of monthly actuals for businesses and consolidation where required.
Support the Decision Support Manager with the preparation of financial presentation packs for key meetings.
Responsible for timely and accurate submission of Sales Packages to our HQ in Switserland through Magnitude.
Assist with adhoc queries from Group Accounting Reporting in the HQ on results or forecasts.
Develop the reporting packs to ensure they are efficiently prepared and standardised across all businesses with all non-
standard exceptions agreed with the Decision Support Manager.
Provide cover across the Business Planning and Reporting team.
Develop the F&C function within the organisation by promoting tools and sharing of knowledge (FI for non FI, ...)
Bachelor / Master degree in Finance, Economics, Business Management or equivalent by experience in an analytical / financial / reporting function
A good knowledge of French / Dutch and English
The ability to prepare accurate financial information & report
The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Good communication skills
Service Orientation : internal & external stakeholdersmanagement
A certain level of curiosity and eager to learn and improve in financial competences
A person who want and likes to take initiative & show a level of proactivity
IT minded, with advanced skills on Excel and ideally good knowledge of SAP (daily use!!)
The possibility to work into a strong, fast moving multinational which has a lot of perspectives and possibilities. Working in a structuring, dynamic environment.
Attractive salary and undetermined contract.
Corporate culture Nestlé Belgilux has an open, informal and personal culture. Learning from one another is key. There is room for entrepreneurship and freedom of mind.
Teamwork is essential. Nestlé employees have a strong work ethic, are loyal and proud to work for the company. The head office in Anderlecht employs about 300 people.