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Recent Vacancy for Planning Analyst at the Coca-Cola Company

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The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Planning Analyst

Job ID: R-25389
Location:
 Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Job Level: 01. Regular

Position Overview

  • Everybody knows Coca-Cola. But only the best people work in The Coca-Cola Company. This is your chance: we are looking for someone who is ready to join us in turning our passion into action
  • The person must provide related analysis and reports in an accurate, timely manner to ensure optimal allocation of system resources in implementation of the Company’s business strategies.
  • The person must prepare accurate analysis and reports in order to support BU P&A Manager for identification of risks & opportunities across the system, optimization and standardization of Planning & Analysis’ processes and tools within his/her responsibility area.
  • The selected candidate will support BU P&A organizations for efficient, effective and sustainable processes and transactions; and provides services according to business needs. Supports BU P&A Team on system thinking related to policies, programs, company, productivity and objectives.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience
  • Accounting experience is a strong plus
  • University/Bachelor’s Degree minimum

Required Skills

  • Financial analysis
  • Planning and forecasting skills
  • Performance management
  • GAAP, cost accounting / analysis
  • Excellent computer skills (i.e. Excel)

Growth Behaviors:

  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven And Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

 

Key Duties/Responsibilities
Provides analysis and reports to support BU P&A and Franchises Finance Team:

  • Performs GP analysis
  • NSR review/analysis
  • Co-ordinating feedback on weekly shipment status and shipment timing variance analysis
  • Co-ordinates confirmation of finalization of actual postings with CPS & Finance Managers
  • Ensures concentrate revenue and costs are accurately posted
  • Ensures accuracy of concentrate write off accruals
  • Follow up on deduction postings with Finance Managers as per RE/expectations
  • Follow up on processing of GPIE
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc actual reports including
  • Actual narratives (P&L and OPCAP)
  • Management Reporting deck for Business unit leadership team meetings
  • Ad-hoc reports prepared upon Region, BU requests
  • Annual UC P&L execution and Brand Con. reporting
  • Following up on key issues arising on balance sheet reconciliation review process with GFO team
  • Actuals and month close process
  • Coordinates confirmation of finalization of actual postings with Finance Managers
  • Ensures concentrate revenue and costs are accurately posted
  • Follow up on processing/posting of GPIE
  • Analysis of UCs P&L
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc actual reports including
  • Actual narratives (P&L and OPCAP)

Provides related analysis for Forecast (RE/BP) in his/her responsibility area, while adhering to RE/BP calendar deadlines:

  • Coordinate and load RE inputs into Hyperion according to Group/BU/Franchises requests:
  • Coordinates inputs and outputs templates with Franchises and BU: UCs, CSE, GR, DFR, NSR, COGS, GP
  • Follow up on deduction postings with Finance Managers as per RE/expectations
  • UC P&L execution and Brand Con. Reporting
  • Follow up on system outputs to keep stakaholders aligned on expectations (Franchis Finance Managers, Planning Manager, FD)
  • Coordinate OpCap inputs from franchises and BU
  • Prepares RE/BP interim output reports for Regions and BUs during planning period
  • Supports RE/BP management reporting and financial consolidation at BU level
  • Analyzes BP/RE management reports (scorecards, dashboards, brand contribution, MEM reports)
  • Prepares RE/BP narratives and manual templates
  • Prepares Region, BU office and BU consolidated R&Os
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports upon Region & BU requests

Deadline: 22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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