Unilever Poland Logistic Finance Senior Analyst in Warsaw, Poland

Poland Logistic Finance Senior Analyst


Logistics finance analyst – Go to market (MCOs)

Preferred location: Warsaw MCO

1. WORK SUMMARY / Role & Responsibilities

The MCO logistics finance analyst provides business partnering to the logistics team based in the MCOs.

He provides support to the go to market logistics finance manager (GTM LFM) on the key strategic initiatives by providing relevant information and ad hoc analysis. He plays an instrumental role in supporting the Finance Excellence Team and in ensuring that central projects land successfully at local level.

The major accountabilities are:

  • Finance FPOC for the MCO logistics team; explain results & provide visibility on plans

  • Build business cases (incl. benchmarking, truck fill, tender support)

  • Support “local” initiatives in the area RTM ensuring a proper level of connection with the local finance communities

  • Manages all the relevant month activates not centralized in the central FP&A team (e.g. local bookings)

  • He provides the relevant input to the FP&A team (e.g. FCST, BP) and ensure MCO alignment to the central processes.

  • He manages budgeting process both for Distribution Management Costs and SC Indirects

  • He ensure that local controls are up to standard and that local legal requirements are met in the areas of competence


  • No direct resources to be managed;

  • The role, to be effective, has to actively interact, influence and lead different stakeholder in:

  • Finance: Central logistics finance, MCO BB& controlling, SC FS

  • Operations: Extended MCO logistics team;Other SC team when relevant (E.g. Customer service, Planning)


Skills Overview:

  • Business acumen – rapidly absorbs new information; applies new techniques, technology and procedures;

  • IT & communication skills – excellent level of computer literacy (incl excel & SAP); good communication and presentation skills;

  • analytical thinking, problem solving attitude – ability to combine multiple and different data point to draw conclusions; apply systematic approach to identify and eliminate root causes; identify problem solution;

  • Motivation and drive – ambitious to hit personal target and standard; act to remove basic blocks to progress without waiting for other to do so;

  • Team working – demonstrate commitment to the team in helping to achieve goals; proactively share best practice, ideas and insights with colleagues.

Mobility requirements:limited.

Standards of Leadership:bias for action, accountability and responsibility.

Professional qualifications and experience:Financial or Management accounting degree / CIMA.

Job: Finance

Primary Location: Poland-Masovian-Warsaw-Warsaw Head Office

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Sep-07-2017

Req ID: 17000ATI