Philippines Beverages is a dynamic business where PepsiCo has a large and fast growing CSD, Energy, Sports Drink portfolio.
The Associate Manager would be a business partner to the Commercial Sr. Director, managing commercial planning and demand planning across the country.
The role also involves stakeholder and performance management liaising with both our Franchise Bottler in the Philippines and the broader Asia Business Unit.
Key Responsibilities :
Lead performance management, including AOP planning / delivery and monthly business forecast
Support strategic execution as the Philippines business undergoes the next phase of growth and transformation
Partner with key stakeholders in Commercial, Marketing and Supply Chain to drive business performance, providing critical financial analytics and ensuring alignment around financial implications across decision points
Partner with business to drive overall performance, building high quality plans and outlooks, analyzing actual performance and actioning against opportunities and risk mitigants
Lead performance management for MU / BU reporting, providing insights around key historical and forecasted P&L drivers
Provide key financial analytics to support strategic business transformation
Track, manage and analyze monthly performance in partnership with our Franchise Bottler
Pre- and post-launch analysis for new SKU’s / innovations
Qualifications / Requirements
Candidate’s Specifications :
Bachelor’s Degree; robust technical / functional knowledge in Finance and Accounting
Relevant work experience in Finance / Commercial Planning, preferably FMCG exposure. 2-3 years in Finance Manager position
Experience in budget / forecast process and variance analysis
Exposure to trade and marketing spend analytics, as well as channel and brand P&L performance analysis
Strong analytical skills; highly capable in Microsoft Excel and PPT
Fluency with written and spoken English
Exceptional ability to work under pressure and deliver against deadlines
Strong communication and people skills; ability to think strategically and influence management
Relocation Eligible : Not Applicable
Job Type : Pipeline