Franchise Planning Manager Número de Empleo: 165981BR
PepsiCo, Inc.
Johannesburg, South Africa
12d ago

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide financial input into the preparation and submission of BU Financial AOP / SBP, specifically through :
  • Management and preparation of P&L Forecasts for Beverages business
  • Provision of insightful cause of change analysis for above to include Inventory and Build / Draw analysis
  • Providing assistance to the Franchise Planning Manager to provide accurate BU and Sector deliverables according to required timelines
  • Provide financial support to the Franchise Planning Manager on the wider FP&A agenda, specifically through :
  • Managing and maintaining rolling forecast tools & models reflecting latest information to support decision making and load into reporting systems
  • Develop and track Bottler inventory holdings & ordering patterns to advance planning accuracy and support early radar on volume trends to allow for course correction opportunities when required.
  • Provide day to day business navigation through ownership (together with Planning Manager) of Beverage 16 P&Ls to include clear communication of key drivers behind variances vs.
  • Plan, provision of monthly PBRs and identifying risks and opportunities in a timely manner.

  • Develop and track bottoms up G&A (General & Administrative costs) budgets and performance to identify risks and opportunities to meet plan.
  • Develop trackers & drive Beverages Smartspend agenda through training of team and monthly communication of KPIs
  • Develop and maintain total system economics to ensure correct decisions are being made for FOBO business as a whole
  • Perform competitor analyses for benchmarking.
  • Provide Key financial investment support to Commercial teams, specifically through :
  • Providing insightful analysis on volume performance trends across brand, channel and packs
  • Support the Marketing Team to manage and navigate current year co-ops and budgets in an effective and efficient manner. Track investment vs.
  • meaningful KPIs and provide insight and performance analysis to the Franchise Planning Manager and wider leadership team.

  • Provide input to the Franchise Planning Manager to develop and implement tools and processes to deliver corporate initiatives related to marketing investment and post campaign analysis.
  • Provide financial support to the innovations team through preparation of financials and explanation of impact on key KPIs.
  • Own the accolade process for relevant markets for FP&A.

  • Fully own the development of volume reporting capability and analysis for the Franchise BU, specifically through :
  • Supporting the commercial teams to provide insightful analysis into drivers of performance vs. Plan and YAGO.
  • Drive continuous improvement on volume reporting capabilities / analysis to ensure best practise business navigation and support the leadership team to focus on specific performance areas.
  • Finance Control and Processes :

  • Control owner for 2 key FP&A GCS controls
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Provide financial input & modelling into the preparation of AOP / SBP
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to the Franchise Planning Manager / Bev CFO as required on commercial decision makingFinancial Reporting
  • Provide Corporate and regional reporting requirements in a timely manner
  • Provide ad-hoc regional analysis as requested
  • Support Planning Manager / SSA Beverages CFO as required in additional reporting requirementsFinance Control and Processes
  • Ensuring Gold standard control environment throughout BU through support to control process improvements specifically around A&M spend management and Build Draw analysisLong Term / Strategic
  • Provide assistance to the Franchise Planning Manager / SSA Beverages CFO in provision of ad-hoc data requests to support SBP build
  • LI-SA

    Qualifications / Requirements

  • Professional qualification (CIMA beneficial)
  • FMCG commercial or accounting experience beneficial
  • Knowledge of beverage business or comparable FMCG / retail businesses beneficial
  • Experience of PepsiCo Planning processes beneficial
  • Experience in FP&A or commercial role an advantage Relocation Eligible : Not Applicable
  • Job Type : Regular

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