The purpose of the role is to be the Finance business partner to the Sustainability, Marketing, Innovation and Commercial Excellence function :
Support strategic initiatives by identifying strategic risks, planning and leading change to address those risks
Provide intelligent financial reporting, financial modelling, support and assistance to budget holders
Enable Amcor to drive change through evidence-based decision making, by providing expert financial guidance and opinion
Responsible for managing cost / revenue and budget for Sustainability, Marketing and Innovation. Full cost control of actual vs budget vs forecast.
Proactive in forecasting and supporting the cost centre holders with control of spending around T&E, IP, Marcom, etc. Proactive in recharging costs to other BG’s for shared services or active support.
Develop and deliver interesting and insightful management information to decision makers
Cost centre budget preparation for the function working with the leadership team and Amcor Europe Group Management to ensure correct baseline for FTE’s and costs
Support on Capital approval preparation (e.g. pilot lines)
Providing forward looking, independently initiated analysis; continuously evaluate transactional pricing, concession mitigation, raw material pas through etc with Commercial Excellence team.
Support the function and business through fiscal management with regard to specific projects such as FSI FTE’s, capex, cross BG charging and revenue capture
Creation and fiscal management of a service model for the function e.g. Technical Service and Sustainability. Together with marketing create and implement a pricing model and manage the revenue.
To work with external organisations, customers, suppliers and lead strategic interactions. Identify and lead cost models on co-
investments & joint initiatives
Assist budget holders to understand their financial responsibilities and provide in depth knowledge of their finances;
Key contact for day to day queries regarding financial issues
Provide support to senior management on ad hoc projects as required.
Trial cost project : how to approve and track trial costs directly by R&D without the intervention of the sites, which will accelerate innovation speed
Major Callenges & Complexities
Working in a cross functional environment in a matrix organisation multiple senior stakeholders. High level of multiple activities and projects at any given time with a high sense of urgency.
Qualifications / Requirements
Formal Qualifications and Experience
University degree, with a certification
Previous working experience (5-8 years) in manufacturing company
A reasonable knowledge of IFRS and / or USGAAP
Good IT skills, a good working knowledge of any reporting tool (e.g. HFM), and MS Office; experience of various ERP systems useful when working with plants and experience of working with various databases will be useful
Specific Skills and Abilities
Analytically strong, hands-on
Good interpersonal skills
Time management will be valuable as the role is under constant pressure to deliver in a number of areas, need to be able to prioritise, communicate and deliver on key issues
Ability to communicate at multiple levels in the organisation will be important, fluent English is expected and other languages useful
Ability to influence key stakeholders in a matrix environment