Finance Analyst (6 months contract) - Upfield

Finance Analyst (6 months contract)

Purpose of role

The Finance Analyst is an active member of the Market Finance team reporting to the Head of Finance. The role holder will provide insight and challenge thorough analysing drivers of brand performance and A&P spend and will help build action plans to deliver on our mission targets and overarching market unit strategy. In this role, you will be doing Net Revenue Management, Sales & Operation Planning, Commercial Analysis and Business Partnering.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Understand Brand ambitions for the following year and build them into the financial plans and the budget
  • Work with other members of the market finance team to produce the A&P financial forecast for the planning cycle feeding into the relevant reporting decks through the cycle linking to brand ambitions 
  • Build different scenarios through the budget process to allow key stakeholders to see the financial impact of potential outcomes 
  • Forecast the A&P spend by month by brand for current year with the Marketing team that links into agreed activity and ROI analysis 
  • Work with the Marketing team on new product introductions and the link into the budgeting cycle 
  • Work with Marketing to understand key business drivers to business unit performance 
  • Understand key risks and opportunities identified with the business and how to mitigate/deliver these options
  • Look to build return on investment analysis across brands for Marketing spend by brand
  • Feed output of ROI analysis into senior stakeholder business decision making 
  • Provide robust ad hoc analysis to Marketing that aids them in understanding potential options to improve business performance 
  • Build strong working relationship with the Marketing team to become a trusted business partner 
  • Able to effectively communicate financial information to non finance people helping them to understand the insight in the analysis performed 

About You:

You have sales awareness along with a collaborative and team-oriented mindset. You are a Digital savvy with good project management/planning skills. Finally, you're an influencer with good communication skills.


How to apply!

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a WhatsApp message using (+31 611922716). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have.

Bakr Haltout Rhouni, Talent Acquisition Specialist

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

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.

We have the hybrid working model and 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.

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.