Supply Chain Finance Services Manager - Upfield

Supply Chain Finance Services Manager

SCFS Manager
Bangalore, Upfield office

Job Purpose

As Supply Chain Finance Global Process Expert you will be responsible for tailoring out the most suitable SCFS process for Upfield through:

Main Responsibilities

As Supply Chain Finance Global Process Expert you will be responsible for tailoring out the most suitable SCFS process for Upfield through:

Core operations –

  • Lead the Standard Product Costing for Upfield portfolio and Month end close process
  • E2E ownership on the Transfer price, Standard costing, and Mark up’s
  • Manage remote team based in India (3PSP): set priorities and monitor their performance based on KPIs
  • Building up the SCFS process documentation including roles & responsibilities,
  • Enforce checks and controls to ensure accurate and timely SCFS activities
  • Lead and manage the process improvement and partner with IT and other key stakeholders, while setting up new SCFS tools and making sure that all the processes are properly reflected in the ERP systems;
  • Manage communication of financial results towards senior stakeholders.
  • Manage key stakeholders on SCFS product costing, Transfer pricing and projects updates. Also drive key improvement for SCFS
  • Performance evaluation of team, set goals and monitor performance of the team

Financial & Business Partnering –

  • Collaborate with SCF and FPA teams to
  • formulate & drive Business Plans / Strategies for the SCFS process and Division to operationalize 3 Year & 5 year plan
  • formulate Annual Operating Plan and Forecasting (Monthly / Quarterly) and reframing Year to Go to deliver goals for the year
  • Co-own & Partner the Business P&L and KPI’s along with Business Teams
  • Drive Operational Excellence thru deep dive analytics on Business Drivers and leading the change /execution with Operating Teams
  • Hold fort on Key process KPI’s viz COGP & COGS Margins and Working Capital
  • Crisp Presentations and creative visualizations explaining financial & business results - Deliver key messages to Category / Business leaders / Executive Committee and maneuver to a decision
  • Business Case preparation and Performance review of new Investment. Insights thru Return on Investment / Payback & decision Drivers
  • Analyze key business drivers regarding industry and competition and provide regular business risk assessment reports to Leadership Team

Reporting and Analytics

  • Establish business intelligence reports & dashboards to streamline the financial and operations MIS across various categories / locations / initiatives
  • Identify Levers for Revenue, Mix and Margin improvement opportunities Commercial
  • Analyze the regional performance and provide meaningful insight on price investment and competitiveness of assortment
  • Identify and Lead Working Capital Improvement opportunities / plans / actions for the Vertical management
    Processes / Automation
  • Develop and implement processes commensurate with size, scale, complexity and business needs
  • Champion simplification, standardization and automation opportunities and lead these project

Preferred qualifications

  • Delivering high quality financial control and process excellence • Business partnering with Category team to prepare roadmap for sustainable growth,
  • Driving cost optimization projects across teams to improve bottom line,
  • Working on projects related to Working capital optimization and Inventory control
  • Ability to model new and ambiguous businesses,
  • Work in a constantly changing environment
  • Motivated by a fast-paced and highly entrepreneurial environment.


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 own career. 

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

What’s next?  Part of the process will be a 30-minute video interview, followed by 3 rounds of Technical & Managerial discussions. You have until 14th July to apply. The video interviews will be starting from 18th July If you are not ready yet and want to know more about the role or you want to receive the full Job Description, you can contact  Kishore Reddy, on []


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.