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Nestle Senior Analyst Financial Planning & Analysis in Solon, Ohio

Foods people love. The life beyond what you imagined. And the city that rocks.

When you join Nestlé USA and Northeast Ohio, the result is a rich experience that offers you a fulfilling personal and professional life.

Did you know that the Cleveland metropolitan area is consistently ranked as one of the most affordable and livable regions in the US?  From its diverse communities to its endless arts, entertainment and sports experiences, Cleveland continues to rock.

At our Nestlé USA Cleveland campus, located in the Solon suburb of Cleveland, you will discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community.  Offering you a strong culture with competitive benefits, you will have limitless opportunities to learn, and advance your career.  Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition.  As the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it’s about enriching you.

We are currently seeking a senior financial co-pilot (analyst) for Nestlé Professional. This role is responsible for proactively delivering relevant, actionable analyses and recommendations to internal customers. This position must influence business partners to drive decisions that will improve performance and help the business meet or exceed its objectives.

This individual will play a key role by providing accurate and timely financial information and analyses, making and/or implementing sound recommendations to grow business profitability, and optimizing the brand’s existing portfolio. The individual must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate across multiple functions throughout the organization to promote alignment and drive results. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities to support and guide timely and sound business decisions. The role provides opportunity to manage projects and think strategically while dealing with business complexity.

Position will operate as a lead resource, supporting the Finance Manager in streamlining processes and implementing best practices across the businesses. Key areas of responsibility include new product feasibility, business optimization, commercial investment analyses, ongoing business reviews, and special projects.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support business with accurate financial analysis of new product proposals including pricing recommendations.

  • Provide decision support to marketing personnel and senior management.

  • KPI reporting monthly for Finance and key cross-functional business partners.

  • Portfolio optimization aligned to strategic initiatives.

  • Evaluate and approve marketing budgets.

  • Participate in monthly planning process. Evaluate and adjust volume forecasts as needed.

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Requirements and Key Competencies:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related major.

  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience in Finance preferred.

  • Ability to Influence business decisions with concrete financial support

  • Resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and professionally

  • Work independently in solving business issues and taking initiative

  • Partner with the customer / other functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables

  • Identify risks and opportunities

  • Manage projects

  • Leverage best practices

  • Communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal form, including presentation skills

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

EOE M/F/D/V Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at