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Senior Manager - Finance, New Business Ventures

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Gurugram, India - IND
  • Post Date: 2/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: March 10 - 2019
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
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Job ID: R-22800

Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for gathering, analyzing and manipulating internal and external data to provide insights, analysis and valuations supporting strategic decision-making and transaction activity.

The candidate should possess combination of financial and strategic analysis experience, financial modeling and problem-solving skills. The candidate should have learning agility and the ability to work independently in a constantly changing environment.

Responsible for partnering with HQ, Group and Divisions to identify growth opportunities and lead/execute transactions supporting those growth opportunities. The Mergers & Acquisitions position will provide critical financial and non-financial analyses which enable leadership decision making in merger and acquisition strategy for India system. The role requires strong financial acumen, strategic vision, and relationship management skills.
Our environment is ever-changing, fast-paced and includes smart dedicated, diverse and enthusiastic individuals that make up a great team. This role will have the opportunity to see the business from a global lens and a front line operational view.

Function Specific Activities:

Function Specific Activities
a.    Gather information from multiple sources - which may be internal and/or external (e.g. bottlers, competitor data, economics, business units, etc) - to perform financial analysis that supports an investment or divestiture decision.
b.    Assessing the beverage landscape for potential trends and shortlisting target companies
c.    Venture Emerging Brands (VEB) : Forming strategic alliances with potential partners.
d.    Synthesize and interpret multiple sources of data and analysis, to create a single comprehensive recommendation for an investment decision.  Communicate this recommendation to various levels of internal and potentially external stakeholders.
e.    Develop valuations based on research of value drivers, economic environment of country, non-alcoholic ready to drink operating environment in country, cost structure, pricing standards, prospects, market information etc.
f.    Participate in due diligence processes, reviewing and evaluating accounting, financial, legal, tax, labor, etc. information. Coordinating internal and external participants and work sources and helping to maintain the process within the work plan.
g.    Maintain comprehensive documentation of all transactions and approvals to ensure availability for future reference.
h.    Candidate must have strong communication, project management, and organizational skills.  The candidate must be able to work well in diverse and sometimes changing team environments.
i.    Working under pressure to meet short deadlines while maintaining accuracy.

 Technical Skills
a.    Forecasting: Ability to develop assumptions and produce relevant financial projections.
b.    Economic and Financial Theories: Knowledge of economic and financial theories (e.g., Interest Rate Parity Theory, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)) needed to determine discount rate in financial analyses and impact of economic environment on valuations.
c.    Ability to perform financial analysis to assist in exploring strategic options, developing creative solutions to complex business issues, and/or supporting decision-making. This includes the ability to perform unique analyses and analyses that require the application of single or multiple financial and non-financial concepts and tools (e.g. , NPV, IRR, Discounted Cash Flow, statistical analyses, economic analysis).
d.    Balance Sheet Reconciliation: Ability to compare data from various data sources and identify inconsistencies or variances.
e.    Business Valuation: Knowledge of business valuation techniques. This includes knowledge of forecasted cash flows and appropriate discounting methodology.
f.    Due Diligence: Knowledge of the areas involved in due diligence (e.g., Financial, Risk Management, HR, Marketing, Environmental) 
g.    Transaction Process: Knowledge of transaction processes to ensure that transactions are properly authorized, recorded, executed, and reported.
h.    Key Value Drivers: Knowledge of the Key Value Drivers of the Company business.

Candidate Requirements

•    7 years of financial management experience in a major consumer products or a financial services company with responsibility for similar size of operations.
•    Good negotiation skills.
•    C.A or Premier MBA

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

7-10 Years Experience

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

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