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Unilever Strategy & Finance Analyst, Global Home Care in London, United Kingdom

Job Title: Strategy & Finance Analyst, Global Home Care

Location: London

THE TEAM:

Home Care Business Group accounts for 20% of Unilever’s Turnover and 15% of Operating Profit. It includes €1bn+ brands like Dirt is Good & Surf and other brands like Comfort, Sunlight, Domestos & Cif. The category generates majority of its sales in emerging markets where strong future growth is most likely and holds number one position in 7 out of its top 10 markets.

The Global Home Care Finance team partners our global cross-functional business teams and other local finance teams to set and implement strategy, drive performance and ensure value generation in almost 100 markets that we operate in. We are known to be a high-performing, diverse and inclusive team: our members come from different backgrounds, hold 15+ nationalities and together we speak more than 20 languages. We have a strong learning culture and have high standards for our work. We work hard, learn well, have fun and watch out for each other.

THE ROLE:

The Strategy & Finance Analyst , works directly with the Strategy & Finance Manager and the Finance Director for Strategic Projects to develop and implement strategy, value creation and portfolio optimisation projects across the entire global business. The Analyst will support the Group CFO and their leadership team in making strategic decisions and driving actions. The role provides a strong foundation for future leaders to build and grow their career with Unilever.

The role will support the Finance Manager to deliver the following main areas:

  • Develop and implement the Global Home Care strategy both short & long-term, preparing presentation to global finance and business leadership

  • Conduct deep dives review of our business across markets and segments, identify opportunities for growth and/or profitability improvement

  • Run cross-functional global & local teams to drive intervention and turnaround underperforming businesses, or to accelerate growth in attractive opportunity areas

  • Develop dashboard and metric to track project delivery and improve quality

  • Work with other colleagues across the Home Care Finance team to drive people activities, build a high-achieving and caring team

KEY INTERACTIONS:

The Strategy & Finance Analyst will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders across levels in the organisation

  • Finance:

  • Global Home Care Finance CFO, Directors, Managers and Analysts for performance management, innovation, supply chain, procurement etc

  • Local Home Care Finance Directors, Managers & Analysts in regions and markets

  • Home Care Business Group

  • CFO and the leadership team of Home Care Business Group

  • Cross-functional business teams in local markets and regions

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • A strong academic background

  • Relevant working experiences. Previous experience in management consulting is a plus

  • Strong business and financial acumen, good P&L understanding

  • Excellent analytical skills, high attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience working in cross-functional projects involving multiple stakeholders

  • Self-driven, diligent and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Collaborative team player

  • Inclusive and have passion for learning and development

    What we offer

    Whilst the role is advertised on a full-time basis, we would be happy to discuss possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you. We strive to achieve a family-friendly and inclusive workplace and to, above all, create possibilities for all.

    Diversity at Unilever is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. We are also more than happy to provide reasonable adjustments during our application and interview process to enable you to be present your best self.

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Job Category: Finance

Job Type: Finance Business Partner - Analyst

Industry: UnileverExperiencedProfessionals

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