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UnileverETS SC Finance Innovation Costing Analyst

Application deadline 16-07-2015




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ETS SC Finance Innovation Costing Analyst

For the European Supply Chain Accounting team we are looking for a Supply Chain Innovation Costing Analyst to strengthen the team. Each day our products are used by 2 billion people worldwide. Through our portfolio of brands we aspire to create a better future every day. The main purpose of this role is taking a crucial role in the estimation of the costs of Business Cases for new Unilever products. Providing Finance Business Partnering to relevant stakeholders like Portfolio & Innovations and Category Finance teams.

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Background information

For the European Supply Chain Accounting team we are currently recruiting a Supply Chain Innovation Costing Analyst.

Unilever Supply Chain Finance Services is at the heart of Finance. We are the global Supply Chain Finance Services team representing expertise and efficiency. Finance Services is seeking opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation to support the Unilever ambition to double the size of the business.

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Purpose of the job

  • Calculation of Transfer Price estimates in Contract Gate (Business Case Approval gate)

  • Variance Analysis Market Ready vs Contract Gate
- One Cross-category WoW in the area of Innovation costing
  • Leverage on central Transfer Price capabilities within the Supply Chain Finance Services team

  • Create synergies with the EU Brand Development Hub in Rotterdam
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Accountability (Deliverable Outputs)

  • First point of contact representing Supply Chain Finance for Supply Chain project teams (Portfolio & Innovation) related to Innovation Costing.

  • Ensuring that end to end Supply Chain implications of Innovation and SC projects are properly evaluated and incorporated within the gate keeping process.

  • Central log file maintenance (archive) for transparent and efficient tracking of product costing assumptions for all Innovation and Supply Chain projects.

  • Variance Analysis Market Ready vs Contract Gate
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Skills & Experience

  • Solid commercial education

  • Product Costing knowledge and/or SU experience
  • High level knowledge/usage of MS Excel, prefferably an advanced SAP user

  • Highly developed organizational skills, with ability to think clearly and prioritize when under pressure, whilst working to strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work with virtual teams

  • Ability to work effectively and influence individuals within the business

  • Spoken and written English with good communication skills
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Key Competencies


  • Strives for accuracy in all deliverables

  • Dedicated to delivering on time accurate information

  • Able to effectively work with mass data

Team behavior:

  • Communicates easily and directly with non-finance colleagues

Commitment to objectives:

  • Dynamic self-starter, autonomous

  • Identifies with objectives and shows enthusiasm

  • Able to work in a virtual environment

  • Structural approach

Willingness to change:

  • Responds quickly and flexibly

  • Able to prioritize deliverables

  • Actively seeks opportunities for improvement
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Professional Skills:

  • Project management capabilities

  • Organized and structured

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • High proficiency in MS Office

  • Both written and verbal fluent English

  • Master degree in Finance is preferable
  • Relation management
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Our offer

We offer you a dynamic environment in which people with energy, creativity and passion work together. There are good opportunities to pursue your professional and personal goals and develop yourself on national and international level.

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How to apply

To apply, you must do so online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

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