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Deputy Manager/Manager - Finance Management Reporting

Date:  14-Mar-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Olam Global Business Service
Sub-Function:  Production


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

The Financial and Management Reporting Manager is responsible for compliance of timelines and accuracy of monthly financial transaction processing, take care of addition/deletion/reconciliation with GL to FA register with regards to Fixed Assets. S/he will also be accountable for cash and bank reconciliations, month-end processing (period close), trial balance, PNL and balance sheet review. S/he will also be responsible for managing multiple stakeholders, respective team(s).

Job Description

  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Gain hands-on knowledge on end-to-end accounting and reporting processes, understand data flows from operating platforms and source systems to GL and reporting platforms to enable superior and in – depth business performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Design and implement analytical dashboards on SAP – Business Intelligence platform for monitoring and evaluating business performance
  • Building new reports with deep-div+F11e analysis as per business requirements
  • Collating industry data (incl. financial and non-financial metrics) provided by the business team and developing analytical dashboards using the same for insightful decision making
  • Collaborating with Data Analytics Team and Business Intelligence team for enabling predictive analytics on industry data
  • Ensure reporting and analytical processes are well established and documented
  • Quality control of every report
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Conduct monthly governance calls with stakeholders and ensure action points decided are taken to an end
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with corporate executives and technical teams.
  • Highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance

Profile Description

  • Commerce Degree from an Institute of repute with Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy qualification
  • 8+ yrs in Finance planning and Analysis domain (preferably from Manufacturing / FMCG industry with experience on Management Reporting and Analysis)
  • Experience in data models and reporting packages
  • Ability to analyze large data sets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports
  • Strong Functional and Analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to handle pressure and work in an environment of strict deadlines
  • Ease with technology
  • Ability to engage with and influence senior business and finance stakeholders (VPs and above) to drive business decisions
  • Extremely well versed with MS Office – Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Working knowledge of SAP, BPC, BI would be an added advantage.
  • Prepared to work in African / European Shifts and as an individual Contributor

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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