Financial Controller

SU Financial Analyst

Tekirdağ & Istanbul, Turkey

At Upfield, our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band, and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion, and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners, and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business, and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility, and are looking for career-defining opportunities.

 

About the Role!

The financial analyst is responsible for planning and coordinating plant budget and business planning activities as per corporate policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage month-end closing and prepare monthly financial statements and other operational reports for site.
  • Review production variances (materials & labor) with management and help drive to the root cause – in particular help collection of scrap data by area.
  • Must work across organizational boundaries and all levels of the company to achieve plant, country, or corporate objectives.
  • Estimate product costs to support quoting activities.
  • Ensure correct codifications of expenses are in line with company standards.
  • Monitors spending on key categories to include maintenance, supplies, and consumables and supports company initiatives to reduce spending.
  • Review Monthly KPI data with management; understand trends and help analyze root causes.
  • Calculate cost price of new products based on specific sales requests.
  • Provide financial requirements and follow up the Capex projects.
  • Ensure costing accurately reflect production operations.

 

About you!

  • Degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent
  • Over 4 years of experience in financial, operational, and business partnering roles
  • Willing to locate in Corlu/Tekirdag or commute the factory three days a week
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to respond under pressure
  • Experience of working in cross-functional teams within a matrix environment is desirable
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Flexible and open-minded, quick to adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English is required
  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player, ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines
  • Strong analytical bias and Microsoft Excel skills
  • PowerPoint capability

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your career.

At Upfield, we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation, and your desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

 

About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

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