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Overheads & Reporting Analyst

Parsippany, NJ

Ferrero is anything but ordinary! 

Ferrero is a global company that is privately owned by the Ferrero family.  The company has grown from the small shop in Alba, Italy to become the third-largest confectionery manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Joy®.

From our Regional HQ in Parsippany, NJ, we oversee multiple commercial, industrial and retail entities of North America. This position analyzes financial results, develops reports, communicates results to company leadership, participates in budgeting and forecasting activities and supports the month-end closing processes.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Analyze financial results, key trends, historical data, assess current and future business risks and communicate results to senior management
  • Create, organize, prepare and maintain regular month-end closing reports; provide relevant explanations of variances to various stakeholders
  • Use data and analysis to generate insights to create and format PowerPoint presentations incorporating data tables, graphs and design elements
  • Consolidate financial & business data from multiple Region entities
  • Ensure the completeness and reliability of financial data and coherency between Region entities
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and reports for senior management
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Maintain internal databases and master data
  • Provide information to audit firms for completion of year-end audit, corporate tax, and government audits
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business Administration
  • Knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • A minimum 5-year relevant finance experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, collaborating in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills
  • Experience presenting complex information to non-finance stakeholders
  • Experience in Sales/Marketing Finance, Overhead or Financial Planning (preferable)
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems (SAP FI/CO, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, Essbase) or data analysis tools (preferable)