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Financial Analyst

General Mills

General Mills

IT, Accounting & Finance
powai, mumbai, maharashtra, india
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

Job Description

India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Job Overview 
Manage supply chain finance functions for designated GMI manufacturing locations. Be a front face to the Finance Managers at plant and build a robust relationship with the plants. Provide analytical support to GMI plant Finance teams and Mumbai Supply Chain Finance Center of Excellence.

 

Job Responsibilities 
30% of Time Communication: Email, Telephonic, Live Meeting & IM
- Communication with GMI Plants primarily for informing on month end and mid-month activities

 

30% of Time Month end activities:
- Inform GMI plant finance teams of activity completion.
- Approve accrual JE’s
- Update analytical reports

 

40% of Time Daily Activities:
- Prepare Spring Plan models
- Salary Compensation model, Wage labor model, Depreciation model, Allocation model, Consolidation model
- Build Rolling Forecast (RF) 1 & 2
- Approve mid-month accrual JE’s
- Prepare division COGS decks
- Prepare headcount reports
- Update plant accounting dashboard

 


Desired Profile 

Education

Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Masters
Preferred Major Area of Study: Finance, Analytics, Accountancy, Costing
Required Professional Certifications: B.Com.
Preferred Professional Certifications: CA, MBA

 

Experience

Minimum years of related experience required: 3
Preferred years of related experience: 5


Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
• Engagement with other Mumbai Finance team (CI and other initiatives)
• Offers new ways of doing things and understands associated risks
• Shifts priorities quickly when necessary
• Understands and applies knowledge of competitive position of division or function
• Seeks coaching about the business drivers and how to apply creative ideas
• Experiments with new approaches
• Presents complex data in a manner appropriate to audience
• Aligns priorities with business strategy and vision
• Analyzes successes and failures to learn and continuously improve
• Team player and have ability to work independently
• Strong Excel and database skills, Access experience preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization


Competencies/Behaviors required for job
- Offers new ways of doing things and understands associated risks
- Shifts priorities quickly when necessary
- Understands and applies knowledge of competitive position of division or function
- Seeks coaching about the business drivers and how to apply creative ideas
- Experiments with new approaches
- Presents complex data in a manner appropriate to audience
- Aligns priorities with business strategy and vision
- Analyzes successes and failures to learn and continuously improve


COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.