The Coca‑Cola Company

【日本コカ・コーラ株式会社】OU Finance Manager


A successful OU Finance Manager is one who can support a strong finance strategy within the Franchise to drive growth and profitability.

Focus, Scope, & Impact:

Partner with Japan Franchise team and OU Finance Director to support Franchise activities in Japan KO System, to drive alignment across multiple stakeholders, and to develop the key insights needed to inform strategic priorities, including:
Support franchise (bottlers) relationships at the local level
Prepare & support internal stakeholders on on-going negotiations
Quantitative and qualitative Bottler information
Support day-to-day financial decision making
Tracking of bottler financials focusing on topline and DMI investment
Support all Business Models and Margins within the Franchise, including:
Execution of business models optimization and system top line growth
Assessment and segmentation by bottler
New Economic Model enhancement towards next revision
Develop, implement Margin optimization strategy across the entire value chain
Bring margins discipline to operational business decisions
Track margins objectives at Franchise level
Leverage the network and execute locally Global margin strategy
Analyze and Support Working Capital and Cash Management :
Support Working Capital Optimization initiatives at Legal Entity / Franchise level
Cash management optimization Analyses
Support Optimization actions
Interact with local stakeholders (I.e: franchise general Managers)

Knowledge & Experience

3-4 years of experience in financial planning or commercial finance roles
A highly efficient communicator and influencer at all levels
Work Focus

Provide holistic understanding of business performance inside the Japan Franchise
Execute end-to-end business planning inside the Franchise, working cross functionally inside the organization and coordinating with the Operational Finance Lead.
Use a fact-based, analytic, strategic approach to collaborating with bottlers
Deliver core financial strategies, practices and solutions, to grow business profitability in a sustainable way
Communication Focus

This role is responsible for partnering internally as well as externally to effectively drive financial outcomes, as well as to build alignment on key initiatives and metrics, with a focus on communication to:
Franchise finance leadership and teams (planning, resource allocation, customers and commercial fin ops)
Other OU teams under network organization (Customer and Commercial Leadership, Stills, Marketing teams)
Other Key Regional Stakeholders (customers, JVs, suppliers etc)
As a member of the OU Finance team, this role will be an individual contributor



Leadership; Agile Methodology; Microsoft Office; Group Problem Solving; Communication; Strategy Development; Scorecards (Inactive); Business Intelligence (BI) Analysis; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Project Management; Financial Forecasting; Data Modeling


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