Unilever Finance Analyst in Prague, Czech Republic

Finance Analyst


Finance Analyst Czech Republic & Slovakia

Based in Prague

About us!

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants ! If you would like to join us, read on!

Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.

On Friday 15th December , it was announced that Unilever was to sell the Spreads business to KKR and the transfer of ownership is expected to take place in July 2018 . KKR are committed to supporting the business’ growth ambition, whilst continuing to follow Unilever’s responsible sourcing policies , including working towards the goal of sourcing 100 per cent sustainable palm oil by 2019.

Your Role

Your Main Responsibilities:

P2P Analysis

  • P2P OC Governance, continuous Improvement on P2P Processes controls

  • Working Capital forecasting, reporting and commentary;

  • Partnering BMI and Overheads teams with P2P processes

  • P2P Metrics – POT (Payment on time), POC (PO Compliance), FPY (First Pass Yield) – working with/ supporting OC with directive to improve metrics

  • Approval of urgent/ manual payments

  • Query Escalations from business on poor service/ issues after contacting AP helpdesk/ OC/ BCS Agent

  • Resolve audit queries which IBM/ OC cannot resolve

  • GRNI support

  • Provide ad-hoc support to countries within the BU

O2C and credit controls

  • Manage customer overdues across all customers

  • Improve working capital through management of customer payment performance and trade term compliance

  • Manage and mitigate bad debt and minimise bad debt provision

  • Work with the shared service teams to ensure effective and aligned communication and deliverables are met

  • Worked with shared service teams to ensure that accounts are reconciled correctly, customer statements issued in a timely manner

  • Work with shared service and other internal functions to ensure that customer claims are placed in a timely manner and support the resolution of deductions on customer accounts

  • Ensure accurate and timely month end reporting

  • Support first line investigation and resolution of EDI issues

  • Raise manual accruals for CD trade terms

  • Prepare and validate rebate review

  • Allocate promotional invoices against correct rebates

  • Resolve deductions, disputed claims that IBM cannot resolve with the CD team

Financial Analysis (O/H’s and BMI)

  • Managing and reporting of OVHs and BMI costs

  • Ensure correct bookings of costs in P&L as per SCOA

  • Forecast working capital

  • Support related budget owners

  • OC Governance, continuous improvement on rule based journals controls

  • Coordinate OVH BMI targets with the BU countries

  • Provide ad-hoc support to countries within the BU

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • A very strong academic record

  • Excellent understanding of financial metrics and FFG Financial processes

  • Very strong track record of delivery in previous Finance roles

  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player, ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines, great communication skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Strong analytical bias and Microsoft Excel skills

  • PowerPoint capability

Your Personal Power!

At BCS we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60 countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the CPG business, ad would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Matchmakers!

Job: Finance

Primary Location: Czech Republic-Czech Republic (State Level)-Prague-Prague Head Office

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: May-12-2018

Req ID: 180005W0