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Job ID #:6170
Position Type:Regular Full-Time
Experience Required:3 - 5 Years
Job Category:Finance
Location:Alpharetta, GA US
Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.



Position Purpose

  • The position is responsible for conducting FP&A activities within the Commercial Finance team, including but not limited to Long Term Planning, Annual Budgeting, Forecasting, Standard Reporting and other Business Support & Analysis activities as required. The position will focus on executing standard processes, based on maintaining internal service levels.

Scope

  • Scope: USA Pooled

  • Any Additional Business Scope:  N/A

  • Annual Revenue (current): US $2.2B- FY 16

 

Major/Key Accountabilities

Business Performance Reporting and Analysis:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly sales results analysis including commentary and insights on the results or trend(s)

  • Support the FP&A team with the delivery of month end analysis and reporting as required

  • Report on KPI's on key business drivers to monitor performance (includes weekly metrics) and where required identify new key business drivers to monitor performance

  • Undertake regular analysis to identify key performance indicators (KPIs) and trends that are critical to managing the business

  • Supports the production of regional standard and ad-hoc Commercial Finance reports to serve customers and fulfil internal service levels

  • Drives the delivery of Commercial outputs to maintain internal service levels

  • Ability to convert significant amounts of data into multiple dimension, converting it into information and present issues simply and succinctly

  • Adhoc Analysis as required

Planning Cycles:

  • Supports the execution of the Annual Budgeting and monthly Forecasting process in the region to provide performance targets

  • Supports the production of the long-term plans for the region to provide a robust and timely strategic plan

Continuous improvement:

  • Apply standard tools and processes within the region to simplify operations

  • Implement a range of process efficiency improvement initiatives

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Other

  • Proactively build and maintain relationships with the Sales and Finance Teams

 

Measures

  • The level of forecast and budget accuracy and/or the achievement of the BU budget and forecast within the market under responsibility as measured by % variance

  • The quality of insight and commentary on the financial results and performance within the market(s)

  • The % standard tools, processes and metrics developed and adopted within the market(s)

  • Customer (Regional/Market BP’s and other Finance/ Business stakeholder) satisfaction

  • Achievement of task delivery within agreed scope, schedule and quality

 

Authority/ Decision Making

  • Finance approval limits as defined by the Brambles, BU and CBU LOA matrix

 

Challenges

  • Timely and accurate reporting of financial information in a changing business environment

  • Ability to work across different time zones and cultures both within Finance and across the Business

  • Navigating the complexity of working in a matrix structure

Key contacts

Internal Finance:

  • Finance Business Partners (including Regional CFO’s)

  • Global/ Regional FP&A

  • Regional FP&A & Supply Chain / Local

  • Regional Controllership/GFS

  • CoE – Internal audit, tax, treasury and Finance systems teams

Internal Business Customers:

  • Regional Presidents

  • Pallets President

  • Functional leadership team (sales or supply chain)

              

Qualifications

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Accounting or in a relevant finance technical discipline

  • Desirable: Master’s Degree (e.g. Finance, Business Administration, Accounting)

 

Experience

  • 1-3+ years of Finance or Accounting Management experience preferably in complex multinational businesses within Finance roles

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Refer the Technical and Behavioral Function Profile for detailed requirements, however key aspects include:

  • Solid understanding of FP&A and Commercial Finance processes

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Well-developed use of Microsoft applications – Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 

Languages

Required:

  • English

Desirable:

  • Other fluent languages

 

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. www.chep.com/jobs EOE

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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