SENIOR PROCUREMENT FINANCE MANAGER

Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 90-032 WOLKA KOSOWSKA, MZ, PL, 05-552

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Senior Procurement Finance Manager

Lodz or Stefanowo (Poland)

 

We are currently looking for a talented individual to hold the position of Senior Finance Manager, EMEA Procurement Consumer. This person will be responsible for financial decisions related to procurement spend across EMEA.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage the analysis and reporting of direct purchase item spend in EMEA on materials and FX, inbound freight, and duty. Work with commercial and FP&A teams to ensure accuracy and transparency.
  • Manage quarterly forecasts, budgets, and long-term planning within the region.
  • Provide key insight EMEA procurement budget, including decisions on costs related to raw materials, packaging, co-packing, freight and duty, FX, and rebates.
  • Track, report and validate EMEA direct and indirect CCI projects. Provide rigour and consistency to projects presented by the EMEA buyers, the CCI team, R&D and ensuring that the projects are correctly integrated into the respective forecasts.
  • Lead business partner to the Consumer Solutions commercial and commercial finance teams in supporting the delivery of profit targets and commercial strategy.
  • Manage information process for pricing negotiations with key customers, with direct effect on pricing/NSV.
  • Provide informal support to analysts across our European countries.
  • Support indirect procurement projects.
  • Work with McCormick Center of Excellence on enhancements to reporting systems.
  • Provide analytical & decision support to enable efficiencies in work capital (AP & Inventory).
  • Ensure that SOX controls are completed on time and ensuring timely and accurate preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage and develop a Procurement finance Analyst based in Poland and support a Supply Chain Finance Controller based in D&A.
  • Maintain contact with Global procurement finance to ensure standardisation of process and policies.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

  • Strong business partnering and influencing skills.
  • Ability to craft and communicate a story for complex situations in a clearly articulated manner backed up with appropriate insights.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work across multiple professional levels, cultures, and languages.
  • Growth mindset on how to drive innovation, efficiencies and be a champion for Change as we evolve to the dynamic needs of the business following principles of McCormick Growth behaviours.
  • Commercial Mindset with the ability to think strategically and understand business impact.
  • Proactive approach to problem resolution with an ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in the fast-changing FMCG environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to handle complexity and achieve results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to build and sustain relationships at all levels of the organisation as well as leading and supporting an informal team.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ABC (Activity based costing).
  • Strong IT skills: Excel (VLOOKUP, pivot tables), experience in working with a fully integrated financial/ERP system (SAP), good experience using Power BI advantageous.

 

 

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

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