UFS(Unilever Food Solutions) business operates mainly in Turkey but also sellthrough distributors to Kazakhstan, North Cyprus and Azerbaijan.
UFS runsbusiness to business operations, driving Horeca solutions & chefmanship tobe able to free chefs to love what they do.
Ourambition is to be the leading business in out of home sector in Food, as a muchfaster and more agile business which operates more closely connected toconsumers and customers.
Our strategic focus is on growing core categories ofSavoury, Front of House Dressings and Tea, enhancing profitable growth whilstreaching to more operators with improved digital capabilities.
Basedin Istanbul and reporting to the UFS Global Finance Director based inRotterdam. The role of UFS Finance BP Manager is to develop and drive thefinancial strategy & business performance of Unilever Food Solutionsbusiness as an integral member of the leadership teams and business partner tothe UFS Managing Director (UFS MD).
The role will be directly managing a teambased in Istanbul.
The role willinclude the responsibilities in the following areas :
Managing month end closing, forecasting andreporting activities of UFS.
Leading Finance sessions in Leadership Teams (LTs);sharing financials and related insights with UFS MD and other LT members.
Following up actions for financial performance. Making the right interventionsto keep on track and when necessary, redirecting resources as new risks andopportunities emerge.
Full P&L responsibility in driving financialperformance (including Overheads and SC Costs responsibility).
Full CD responsibility including management of
Distributor contracts, Collection performance and Overdue follow up& actions
TWC performance and forecasting
Managing Business Case and other scenario analysistogether with Marketing, BOM and Sales teams.
Medium and long terms Strategic Planning
Implementing actions for internal control compliancein TR with Risk Management Team.
Supporting Tax Team to ensure compliance in TR.
Finance business partnering mainly for UFS MD, LTmembers, Global UFS Team, UFS Marketing and Sales Teams, UFS Chefs, SupplyChain, Sales and Business Operations Teams (BOM).
Strategically influencing senior stakeholders todeliver the global category goals.
Leading talent and teams with career progressionplans in team.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject
Professional Finance qualification : CA, CIMA,ACCA is a plus.
Minimum 5-6 years relevant experience
Solid Talent / Very Strong Leadership Competenciesfor a Managerial Role
Excellent Turkish and English communication andpresentation skills, both written and verbal
Preferably prior experience in team managementand multi-country roles
Commercial and Financial acumen is a must
Understanding of Finance, Accounting and CustomerDevelopment
Effective prioritizing and can-do attitude
Strong analytical power and actionable insightsgeneration.