Energizer Finance Manager Modern Markets in Erkrath, Germany
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At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.
When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.
We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
Come join our team!
This position will be responsible for business partnering providing financial appraisal, insights, and business decision support to the Commercial teams, including major contract renewals, new business opportunities, and responses to competitive pressures. In addition, the manager will play a key role in the development of Commercial forecasts and monitoring the financial performance of key customer accounts. The manager will assist in the transfer of financial knowledge and the reinforcement of financial principles to the Commercial Organization. Key Result Areas include: achieving results with regards to delivering Commercial Gross Margin plan/forecast through critical thinking, collaboration, process improvement, and change management.
Lead Cluster/Market Commercial teams financial submissions during forecasting & business planning in collaboration with the TG COE
Provide comprehensive understanding about Cluster/Market performance and outlook and risk profile through effective analysis and business partnering
Proactively review profit initiatives and risk mitigation activities
Provide financial analysis for major proposals affecting the business; e.g. contract renewals, new product reviews and competitive pressures
Provide decision support analysis for Customer and Marketing Teams to ensure the absolute and quality of margin is driven through effective direction on TI ROI, and margin management
Preparation of the Category, Channel & Large Customer’s financial plans
Manage Category, Channel & Large Customer P&Ls from sales to gross margin, considering appropriate benchmarks and best practice to driving improved outcomes
Deliver systems & process improvements through collaboration with TG COE and engagement with the commercial team
Support the team with adopting a curious mindset that looks both internally and externally
Required Skills and Experience
Experience of operating in a complex matrix environment & collaborating effectively with internal and external business partners
Must be multi country, multi customer, business challenges could contain ambiguity
Demonstration of Business Partnering competence of operational thinking, passion, teamworking and relationship building to influence
BS degree from a leading academic institution
Min 5 years business experience
Continuous improvement mindset with demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to eliminate non-value added work
Open, direct, and respectful communication style with excellent oral and written communication skills
English proficiency required; additional languages beneficial
Strong drive and ability to influence indirectly to achieve results
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment, delivering quality output while adhering to tight deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Excellent written and oral skills
Come join us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.