Finance Manager - Sundial Brands

Background and Purpose of the Job

The Finance Manager will be responsible for providing financial leadership and decision support for brand building activities for our Sundial Brands. The primary role is to business partner and provide decision support and financial insight to the Brand Team and other cross functional teams. The Finance Manager will play a lead role in the development of operating plans, the monitoring of performance against objectives, the evaluation of business opportunities, cost management initiatives, and implementation of key business processes. This position will have a direct report and will report to the Head of Finance for Sundial Brands.

  • Provide financial counsel to Brand Teams, taking a holistic view of plans and performance, and advising on action plans to meet financial objectives. Business partner with marketing, sales and supply chain to align on a monthly forecast.


  • Financial lead for all business plans and updates, evaluating alternatives, challenging assumptions, and ensuring plans are aligned with brand and category strategy. Implement and simplify key financial processes into the business. Utilize best practice tools to evaluate business performance, quantify business risk/opportunity profile, and contribute to the development of plans to exploit opportunities or close gaps. (DU productivity, Pricing, Promotional Packs, Brand led Cost savings) Ensure Marketing Budgets are appropriately maintained.


  • Ensure that the interests of the Unilever shareholder are represented on the Cross Functional Team, providing an unbiased view of business risks and evaluating short-term trade-offs in the light of long-term business health. Managing and influencing multiple senior business partners and cross-functional stakeholders and fostering a strong partnership and efficient interface between finance and the cross functional teams. Resource allocation & prioritization of financial resource(s) and investment across initiatives.
  • Managing Priorities between projects with high level of uncertainty


Scope

- Responsible for financial analysis and oversight for Sundial Brands (Shea Moisture, Nubian Heritage, MCJW, Nyakio , Emerge )

-Will business partner several senior stakeholders

- Should be fluent in multiple systems including PBCS, BI, SASS

- Responsible for management and development of one direct report

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelors degree required with 7+ r elevant finance and/or business experience required
  • Experience in two or more core finance areas (Brand, Supply Chain, Customer & Channel Development, Planning & Analysis, Controllers) preferred
  • Experience with P erformance Reporting & Business Planning, as well as d ecision support and Ad hoc evaluation a huge plus
  • Experience with in ternal controls also a plus
  • This individual will need to have strong skills in s trategic influencing, o rganizational awareness and te am commitment


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