Controller (m/w/d)
Red Bull
Karachi, Karachi, PK
16h ago
  • Holds a relevant accounting qualification (CA/CIMA/ACCA) or similar.
  • Permanent, Full-time

We’re looking for a Financial Controller to join the Red Bull Pakistan team. If you are highly analytical, detail oriented, system savvy and are able to identify risks and provide solutions, then this is the role for you! You will add value through business-partnering with Pakistan’s Sales, Marketing and Operations teams, establish efficiencies in Controlling, generate financial reports, provide analysis and valuable insights to enable decision-making. This high visibility requires you to ensure financial stewardship through engaging in cross functional decisions and ultimately impact the profitability of the Pakistan business.


Areas that play to your strengths

All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:

GENERAL

Guarantees full compliance with the Group Controlling guideline.

Designs the system setup to perfectly mirror the responsibilities in the organization.

Ensures a timely distribution of financial information (plan and actual) to every budget holder by sending out reports, by allowing system access and by presenting the information in regular meetings.

Promotes efficiency in Controlling in order to minimize time spent for report generation and increases time for analysis, commenting and insights sharing.

Supports the establishment of a true bottom-up planning process and the development of a local planning calendar based on the group planning timetable allowing for sufficient review time and feedback cycles.

Contributes to a high forecasting accuracy of business plans, revised estimates and long-term forecasts.

Measures and reviews the cost/benefit ratio of proposed activities.

Builds a solid relationship with budget holders based on mutual respect and trust.

Drives through a service mentality by sharing insights, by supporting budget reallocations, by ensuring overall budget adherence, by acting as a facilitator to achieve objectives, by highlighting risks and opportunities, by providing financial simulations and by developing business cases for new projects.

REPORTING AND ANALYSIS

Understands key drivers of the Sales business performance across MTD, YTD and FY time periods and provides appropriate commentary and recommendations.

Prepares and consolidates year to go estimates, providing transparency on risks and opportunities.

Prepares and distributes a detailed monthly report including comments on brand, project (= internal order), account, and cost center level using SAP, BI and Hyperion for each budget owner and GM.

Help line manager coordinate the Business Plan/Revised Estimate data collection and data entry, communicating the timings and required inputs to budget owners during the budgeting and revised estimates process.

Supports, challenges, and influences the budget owners during the planning process, in alignment with business priorities.

Analyses & educates the KAMs the volume change, price change and product mix impact by Key Account & on total business.

Analyses & educates the KAMs the customer mix impact on the total P&L.

Calculates the exposure between customers.

Calculates/reports the major KPIs (Financial Sales, DSO), basic exposure rate, advanced exposure rate.

PLANNING & FORECASTING

Coordinates the Business Plan/Revised Estimate data collection and data entry.

Coordinates timings and input needed during the budget process.

Aggregates/consolidates the individual plans to a total plan.

Supports and challenges the budget owners during the planning process.

Prepares year to go best estimates.

SYSTEMS & REPORTING

Responsible for financial management reporting from various sources including BI (Business Intelligence) and Hyperion Financial Management.

Indirectly responsible for maintenance and training of business-critical tools to budget owners, BI Input Forms and BI Reporting.

Gives clear reporting of customer performance vs the Business Plan or Revised Estimate, via outputs from CPM Tool to the respective budget owners.

BUSINESS PARTNERING

Acts as a Finance Business Partner with Sales, Marketing & Operations teams.

Works closely with the various partners, has a service mentality but also

challenges them, asks questions, understands their customer and priorities.

Know all the trade terms (On & Off invoice) of customers, their budgets, and the customer P&L.

Works closely with the Key Account Managers & Distribution managers on reducing the exposure between customers/products.

Prepares trade term impact simulations, challenges assumptions and profitability.

Works closely with the key account managers to calculate promotional ROI.

Evaluates new product launches and their impact on profitability. Prepares the product launch proposals for internal approval.

Matches POS/VISIT placement plans to budget, update on placement status.

Prepares scenarios and simulations with the input from the budget owners and models the impact.

Performs ad hoc calculations, for example impact of price increase, and simulates different scenarios.

Calculates the new list price if a price increase is planned for the country. Supports the price elasticity assessment by product and the volume impact due to price changes.


Your areas of knowledge and expertise

  • Holds a relevant accounting qualification (CA/CIMA/ACCA) or similar.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in a commercial finance role within an evolving business
  • Strong leadership skills
  • In depth understanding of promotional mechanic and the related financial impact
  • Highly analytical and skilled individual in profitability analysis
  • Capable of communicating precisely, effectively, and convincingly based on facts with internal and external stakeholders
  • Advanced excel and modelling skills. Proficient MS Powerpoint knowledge. Familiarity with any integrated business tool is a strong plus (SAP BI/ Hyperion/ HFM)
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills with internal stakeholders. Ability to hold people to set recommendations, guidelines, or processes.

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