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Procurement Sr Finance Manager

About the Company

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

 

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

 

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

 

The Role

The Global Procurement Finance Sr. Manager position offers an attractive opportunity for a driven finance professional to be hands on and have an impact in an entrepreneurial and growing business. You will play a key role in supporting the procurement organization in understanding results, making choices and assessing opportunities and driving the efficiency agenda of the company.

This is a full time, permanent position, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Main responsibilities

  • Drive and influence cost saving agenda and raw and pack materials sourcing strategy supporting the procurement team with meaningful and databased financial analysis.
  • Lead monthly analysis of procurement actual results.
  • Coordinate financial forecast process for direct and indirect savings and DPO.
  • Identify and address risks and opportunities on a going basis, driving a no surprise culture through understanding of numbers and excellent communication skills.
  • Liaise and coordinates procurement agenda across the plant finance team in our global network of factories
  • Master and maintain all financial controls in compliance with corporate and regulatory policies, accounting practices and IFRS
  • Acts as single point of contact for spending data cube (SIEVO)
  • Lead change by standardizing, simplifying and continuously enhancing processes.

Knowledge & Experience

•             University degree in Business Administration, Finance or Economics. Master in Finance is a plus.

•             5 years of work experience in Finance and Management Accounting & Reporting, preferably in FMCG. Supply finance / procurement finance experience is desirable.

•             Strong Analytical and databased approach

•             Solid communication and influencing skills

•             Works comfortably multi-functionally and over distance.

•             Aptitude to convert complex data into relevant business insight.

•             System literacy (Hyperion, SAP, Product Costing, SIEVO), high-level competence with spreadsheet applications.

Fluent in English (written and spoken)

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