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 Financial Insights Director - Singapore 

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Location: Singapore, SG

Job ID: R-90382

Time Type: Full time

JobType: FullTime

Relocation: none

Post Date: September 27, 2023


Job Description 

A successful Financial Insights Director is one who can efficiently manage and provide guidance in the area of financial planning at the Operating Unit (OU) level, to drive alignment across multiple senior stakeholders, and to develop the key insights needed to inform strategic priorities and decision making, including: 

> Focus, Scope, & Impact: 

Responsible for Leading, coordination, management and execution of OU financial planning, analysis and insights process 

● Provide OU guidance to each cluster and platform services through coordinating with OU planning director 

● Review and analyze actual performance and forecasts at market and OU level, develop and discuss insights with key stakeholders, and summarize key takeaways 

● Perform scenario planning and risks/opportunities assessment to provide a holistic understanding of outlook 

● Propose OU Rolling Estimates / Flash Updates /  Long range plan and Business plan, and receive approval from OU Planning, Competitive Analysis and Insights Lead, OU CFO and OUP 

● Partnering with Platform Service to ensure timely and accurate submission 

● Prepare RE/LRP/ABP narratives for the review with OU CFO, OUP and Center FP&A 

● Support target setting process and communications 

● OPEX guidance and management with the support from PS OPEX controller 

> Work closely with OU Planning, Competitive Analysis and Insights Lead, OU planning director, OU system economics Senior Manager to integrate financial insights with business insights at both KO and system level, to drive integrated quality insights for better decision making 

● Track financial metrics incl. PL, B/S, Cash flow, system and KO financial health, develop insights and provide recommendations for actions to take 

● Take lead on integrating system financial insights with KO financial insights to form a holistic view (e.g. system NSR and KO NSR insights) 

● Elevate cash flow forecast, insights and management capability  

● Improve brand contribution insights for better performance conversation and decision making through partnering with Investment Management  

● Working closely with OU Planning director to Integrate financial insights with business insights through clear definition of strategies, building blocks, financial impacts and metrics, to provide clarify on the results and drivers 

> Drive operating effectiveness and modernize finance: 

● Partner with platform service to improve operating effectiveness with clear accountability, ways of working and streamlined process 

● Partner with CPS finance and OU Ti&SC to streamline shipment forecast process, manage supply chain disruption impact, and drive productivities   

● Fully integrate Next Gen FP&A (TFS) into planning process and support future enhancement (e.g. system NSR, KO incidence revenue, etc.) 

● Fully leverage Hyperion as a planning tool 

● Financial dashboard development, integration and implementation 

● Next Generation tool implementation (e.g. scenario planning, LRP tool, etc.) 

> Lead financial insights team to drive insights that can add value to the business, build team capabilities, increase engagement and make sure the right development plan for each of team members 

Support OU leadership, CFO and PACI lead on ad hoc requests


Knowledge & Experience

● >10 years of experience in senior financial planning or commercial finance roles

● Extensive leadership and management experience, with ability to work in a diverse cultural environment as a highly efficient communicator and influencer at all levels

● People manage experience and skills

Work Focus

● Role model the “Leadership in the Network” definition

● Provide holistic understanding of business performance inside the OU, including defining OU budget targets, operational metrics, and requirements by state/brand/channel, etc.

● Orchestrate end-to-end business planning process for OU, working cross functionally inside the organization and coordinating with global office

● Use a fact-based, analytic, strategic approach to assist in creation of business plan, collaborating across OU and receiving approval from Group/Center

Communication Focus

● This role is responsible for partnering internally to effectively manage Financial Planning and Performance Management Routines, as well as to build alignment on key initiatives and metrics, with a focus on communication to:

■ OU President

■ OU CFO and OU Planning, Competitive Analysis and Insights Lead

■ Platform service Team

■ Franchise finance and Investment management

■ Global FP&A Team in Atlanta

Leadership Behaviours

● Promote a strong two-way feedback culture; one built on trust, transparency, collaboration and accountability

● Step change our impact on System value creation to accelerate our Growth

● Develop a diverse and well-rounded team with broad business skills and understanding of our markets, bottlers and customers

● Focus on outcomes using the right processes, metrics and dataInflect our time and capabilities to support forward-looking decisions

● Foster resilience, giving the team tools and techniques to deal with obstacles

● Flatten the structure; promote all levels of the team to communicate, contribute and lead, regardless of title or position

Mastery of (Required)

1 FP&A/Scenario planning

2 Knowledge and insights

3 People leadership

4- Influence and communication

5 Collaboration

Data-Driven Storytelling – A creative way of consolidating data, analyzing for insight, and translating into a clear and compelling story.

Descriptive & Predictive Analytics – Utilize data science tools and infrastructure to derive meaningful, actionable insights that inform decision-making processes.

Disciplined Decision Support – Identify actionable business insights and facilitate alignment of decision-makers to ensure prioritization of the most critical projects.

Financial & Business Acumen – Understand core business and financial concepts and the connectivity of each to business strategy and competitive landscape.

Risk Profiling – Develops and implements plans to impede material threats to the Company and our strategy.


Value Chain; Financial Modeling; Economics; Budgeting; Financial Statements; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Microsoft Office; Communication; Problem Solving; Decision Making; Forecasting Process; Internal Auditing; Teamwork; Financial Analysis

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. 

We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

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