Our client is a pioneer in the Tobacco Manufacturing Industry, with its headquarters situated in the United States. They have successfully expanded their operations to over 180 countries, representing five distinguished regional certifications, namely Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and Latin America. With a workforce of more than 75,000 talented individuals worldwide, our client has truly established itself as a global leader in the industry.
What sets our client apart is their unwavering commitment to innovation and progress. They have embarked on a remarkable journey of transformation, with a resolute aim to create a smoke-free future. This ambitious endeavor has completely redefined every aspect of their business, from the production and distribution of their products, to how they interact with their customers and society as a whole.
By embracing this transformation, our client has proved to be a trailblazer in their industry, setting an example for others to follow. With their pioneering vision and steadfast determination, they are poised to create a future that is free from the harmful effects of smoking.
- We are looking for an Analyst Business Planning EU, Eurasia and LA&C Duty Free who will work in Istanbul and be responsible for Supporting the Manager Business Planning in partnering with internal stakeholders to oversee the PMI Duty Free business in Europe, Eurasia, and LA&C business units.
- This will be achieved through the preparation of financial analyses related to the external competitive and market environment, as well as internal business issues that inform business unit decision-making.
- Additionally, the incumbent will actively participate in all activities concerning the financial management and performance analysis of the business unit.
Read further if you want to learn what the main responsibilities of the role are:
Business Strategy, Planning, Budgeting & Rolling Forecasts:
- Facilitate the development of rolling forecasts and operational budgets, ensuring that strategic plans and key assumptions are integrated into the forecasts and budgetary inputs.
- Conduct analyses on volume and financial results in comparison to the budget and provide monthly updates on year-to-date and rolling forecast financials.
- Collaborate with Commercial Planning, Channel Development and B2B teams to offer financial analyses on commercial initiatives, generate scenarios, and recommend business decisions that align with organizational objectives.
- Prepare and submit pricing committee approval submissions pertaining to proposed pricing initiatives.
- Oversee the end-to-end process for planned and pop-up price change decisions.
- Investigate new pricing opportunities and ensure the successful implementation of planned price changes.
- Assist commercial teams in determining the return on investment for initiatives, guiding and supporting investment decisions, and establishing metrics and targets.
- Offer decision-making options that enhance business outcomes, grounded in clear commercial and other functional drivers.
- Contribute to the development of business and commercial scenarios with high-level financial impacts.
Reporting and Others:
- Ensure the prompt and accurate preparation of reports on business performance.
- Provide support during corporate audits, guaranteeing that inquiries are addressed, and necessary supporting documentation is available.
- Fulfill any other ad-hoc requests or analyses as needed.
- This position can be something for you if you recognize yourself in the below profile.
- A University degree in quantitative fields such as Pure/Applied Sciences, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business, or equivalent is a prerequisite.
- Approximately 5 years of experience in Finance roles, demonstrating a strong understanding of commercial planning concepts.
- Previous exposure to regional roles and experience collaborating with teams across different geographies
- Excellent analytical skills and a mastery of conceptual thinking.
- An independent and agile learner, with a strong action and result orientation.
- Strong sense of entrepreneurship and collaboration
- Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
- Fluency in English is mandatory