Business Finance Partner

Posted 2 weeks ago

Business Finance Partner:

A passionate customer and category advocate who excels at with driving
business growth and profitability.

About Cocoblu:

We exist to help brands soar online.

With the whole world going online, it’s never been more critical to get any
business’ e-commerce plan right. We have expertise in helping brands navigate
complex categories and crowded marketplaces and come out on top. We’ve spent
years delivering success and customer delight online for hundreds of brands.

With years of experience, cutting-edge technology, streamlined processes, a
robust infrastructure, and a dedicated team, we’re ready to welcome you to
join us in shaping the future of online excellence.

Join the Cococrew and be a part of our success story!”

The ingredients for this role:

The Business Finance Partner will collaborate closely with various departments
to deliver financial analysis, strategic planning, and support for business
decisions. This role involves interpreting financial data, forecasting,
budgeting, and providing actionable recommendations to optimize financial
performance and achieve business objectives.

Your day-today tasks will include:

Financial Analysis and Planning–

  • Conduct detailed financial analysis and interpret financial results.
  • Prepare and present financial reports, including variance analysis, KPIs,
    and performance metrics.
  • Monitor and analyse financial trends, identifying risks and opportunities.

Budgeting and forecasting–

  • Lead the budgeting process, working with departmental heads to develop
    annual budgets.
  • Create financial forecasts and models to predict future financial
    performance.
  • Track and report on actual vs. budget performance, providing insights and
    recommendations.

Strategic Support-

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to department heads, providing financial expertise
    and guidance.
  • Facilitate effective communication between finance and other business units.

Project Management-

  • Support financial aspects of key projects and initiatives.
  • Ensure financial considerations are integrated into project planning and
    execution.
  • Track project costs, benefits, and financial outcomes.

Compliance and Risk Management-

  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations, standards, and internal
    policies
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks, developing strategies to address them
  • Conduct financial audits and ensure accurate financial reporting

What will help you succeed in the role:

Knowledge you need:

  • Launching new brands on platform.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Proactively manage and nurture vendor relationships.
  • Measure vendor performance.
  • Managing P&L, terms of business and models, buying cost, price and quality
    benchmarking and portfolio management for the brands.

Required Skills:

  • Efficient Negotiation Skills.
  • Vendor/Brands onboarding and choosing the right vendors for your business.
  • Building selection, Pricing and Terms negotiation.
  • P&L and OTB Management.

Education & Work Experience:

  • Full-Time MBA with 3+ years of experience.
  • Experience as a Sales Manager / Vendor Manager / Category Manager / Account
    Manager role.
  • Launched new brands on platforms.
  • Ideal candidate worked in Ecommerce/Retail/FMCG background.

Abilities that will help you shine:

  • To walk in our customers shoes and grow our vendor partners business by
    anticipating their unexpressed needs
  • To anticipate roadblocks and seek out solutions before they occur
  • To keep experimenting and running pilot programs to evaluate what works best
  • To make decisions based on data combined with judgement and intuition
  • To strive for continuous improvement
  • To be action oriented
  • To be vocally self-critical in order to arrive at better solutions.

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