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Financial Planning Analyst-18 month FTC


  • Cork
  • 45000 - 55000
  • Contract
  • Updated 13/10/2017
  • PepsiCo
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We are currently recruiting a Financial Planning Analyst to join our finance team in Little Island on an 18 month contract basis initially.


We are currently recruiting a Financial Planning Analyst to join our finance team in Little Island on an 18 month contract basis initially.

We are the concentrate team in PepsiCo (PGCS) working across the Beverage, Nutrition and Snacks categories to deliver concentrate for many of PepsiCo's mega brands including Gatorade, 7Up and Pepsi. We are at the heart of PepsiCo products, sourcing ingredients to manufacture more than 1,200 recipes for our brands. We are a global organisation, situated in 17 locations across 11 countries offering careers in various functions from Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, Finance, R&D, HR and IT. We want team members who can collaborate in our fast paced global organisation and are passionate about creating and delivering much-loved household brands to markets across the world.

Let's be frank. PepsiCo is a $63billion global business. It is extremely complex. And our Finance community make sense of it by tracking our overall business results, helping maximise our financial performance and put in place the right controls to ensure accuracy and transparency of our results. Whether working in Financial Planning, Operations Finance, Back Office or Controls, the Finance function takes a central role in the way we run our business. Do you want to be a part of the financial heartbeat of our organisation? If so we could take your talents to a whole new level.

This role will support Ireland Manufacturing Overhead (MOH) Team which will provide exposure to both HQ and Manufacturing Support Functions Reporting. It will include detailed reporting and analysis, planning and forecasting, engagement with senior management and is an excellent opportunity to drive an agenda of delivering best in class processes and practices to enhance business support.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Prepare the Annual Operating Plan and Quarterly forecasts for MOH Head Quarter Functions having ownership of specific cost centres
  • Provide Budget Owner support on a day to day basis
  • Review of MOH spend on Day 1 of month end and book accruals as required.
  • Run monthly MOH assessment cycle in SAP and ensure that MOH Divisional Reporting on a monthly basis (4 divisions) is timely and accurate
  • Support the delivery of AOP Financials and KPI targets
  • Work closely with Support functions to ensure that all productivity initiatives are validated and tracked on an on-going basis to optimise the return.
  • Support and drive process improvements and efficiencies within the business
  • Ensure MOH risks and opportunities in Ireland are tracked on a monthly basis
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory, audit, internal control (GCS) & Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
  • A requirement of the role is that you must adhere to all PepsiCo Health & Safety requirements & be available to travel between multiple Cork sites

Essential Skills:

  • Professionally qualified accountant with PQE in a high volume preferably in a multinational manufacturing environment.
  • Track record of academic success and career progression
  • Committed to quality with the drive and determination to fulfill objectives within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to identify issues on a timely basis, identify an action plan to resolve issues and influence others to implement the action plan.
  • Initiative and a high degree of self-motivation.
  • Ability to manage conflicting/changing priorities and deliver on key priorities.
  • An appetite for continuous improvement and adding value to the business.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to relate to and influence co-workers (both financial and non financial) across various departments and all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent Excel skills a necessity
  • Systems literate with SAP (or equivalent ERP system) is a distinct advantage

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated approximately $63 billion in net revenue in 2016, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose - our fundamental belief that the success of our company is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world around. We believe that continuously improving the products we sell, operating responsibly to protect our planet and empowering people around the world is what enables PepsiCo to run a successful global company that creates long-term value for society and our shareholders. For more information, visit

Salary: €45,000 - €55,000 +benefits DOE

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