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Energizer Manager, Finance IDM LATAM in St. Louis, Missouri

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Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues come from many backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. And we support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

What we are looking for

  • BS degree

  • Min 5 years business experience

  • English proficiency required, must be multi country, multi customer, business challenges could contain ambiguity; additional languages beneficial

  • Experience of operating in a complex matrix environment & collaborating effectively with internal and external business partners

  • Demonstration of Business Partnering competence of operational thinking, passion, teamworking and relationship building to influence

  • 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

  • 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

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, 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.

Working Relationships

  • Reports to Director/Sr. Manager, Finance International

  • Direct Reports: +1

  • Business Partner(s): Cluster/ Market Commercial Leadership

  • Key relationships internally will include Trade Development Team, Controllership, TG COE Finance, Marketing

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