Ferrero is a family
owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®.
As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world.
The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of.
Join us, and you could be one of them. About the Role :
For our Ferrero Headquarters we are currently looking for a Business Analyst for special projects will support financial planning and decision making with ad hoc analysis and projects and monitor the progress of the financial plans for M&A activities and the post acquisitions business plans.
Main Responsibilities :
Support Financial Planning on central guidelines and methodologies;
Provide synthesis of financial statement for Planning / Budget / SAF;
CONTROLLING AND REPORTING
Support Financial Planning & Control in discussing with local entities for decisions about Budget and P&L topics;
Monitor monthly and year-end closing activities, performing variance analysis (products, margins, overheads, advertising investments, etc.
and track performances at customer / channel level;
Monitor commercial cost and related action plans and perform analysis for the control of investments and advertising promotions;
Collect and analyze COGS variances working closely with Plant Controlling;
AD HOC ANALYSIS
Support Business Partners in decision making with costs analysis and working out models / simulations;
Support project implementation from financial point of view (e.g. analysis of variances, gaps analysis, );
M&A FINANCIAL MONITORING
Support the synergies / opportunities analysis;
Control of the performance of the M&A, the M&A activities and the post acquisitions business plans;
Monitor the progress of financial plans of the targeted / acquired entities.
Who we are looking for :
Master’s Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance;
7-11 years of experience in Budgeting, Controlling, M&A;
Solid analytical background and strong attention to detail;
FMCG or Retail background is a plus;
Good communication skills, goal orientation, problem-solving skills and teamwork;
Project management experience and ability to work cross-functionally;
Flexibility and result orientation.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Knowledge of SAP is desirable.
Fluent in English;
Any additional language is considered a plus.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero :
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.