Strategic Finance Director IMETA

  • Listed: August 20, 2019 7:45 pm
  • Company Name: CHEP
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world’s most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit

Brambles and CHEP provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organization with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

Position Purpose:

The position is responsible for supporting the CFO IMETA (including but not limited to Business Optimization, Long Term Planning, Annual Budgeting, Forecasting, and Standard Reporting, Commercial Profitability Analysis) as well as working alongside the Finance Business Partners and the wider business to support on strategic analysis and insight on key initiatives to drive growth, increase profitability, reduce cost to serve, as well as broader financial support.

The position will drive performance and strategic decision-making by focusing on implementing standard processes, managing service levels and delivering operational efficiency.

Major accountabilities:

Support, develop and execute the long term vision and strategy for IMETA Finance
Lead the development of standard tools and processes to simplify operations and facilitate best practice sharing across the business
Lead the production of standard and ad-hoc Finance reports to serve customers and fulfil internal service levels
Support the regional annual budgeting and forecasting process and create and cascade performance targets and standard metrics
Review, manage and provide solutions to mitigate business risks
Lead the IMETA Finance team to provide Finance BPs and the wider business with analytics and insights to support strategic and operational decision making, and in doing so, influences improved business performance and capital allocation decisions
Drives the implementation and application of a regional consistent commercial policy, through the use of standard practices and tools
Oversight of the competitive assessment and product lifestyle reviews across the region to monitor on-going competitiveness and asset utilization
Support the team that provides analytical support to the Finance BPs on supply chain, operations, transport, plant cost analysis, business case preparation, improvement initiatives, supply chain business case governance and global alignment
Support long-term planning activities and the 3YP to provide a robust and timely strategic plan
As part of the planning processes, challenge, question and validate insights through capturing risks and opportunities embedded in the business
Lead the efficient service delivery of other Business Support & Analysis activities to internal customers
Work in conjunction with head of FP&A and Reporting team to improve reporting
Work in conjunction with Controllership to support implementation of; initiatives, processes, policies and controls

Required qualifications & experience:

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Accounting or in a relevant finance technical discipline
Preferred: Master’s Degree (e.g. Finance, Business Administration, Accounting)
8+ years of Finance or Accounting Management experience preferably in complex multinational businesses within Senior Finance roles, including previous business partnering experience, FP&A type role and commercial/ Supply Chain finance expertise
Previous experience managing and working in a matrix organization cross functionally
Proven experience in driving change management initiatives
Good understanding of FP&A, Commercial and Supply Chain Finance processes
Good understanding of complex Finance, Accounting and Tax principles
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Advanced use of Microsoft applications – Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Proven expertise in remote management and managing in a matrix experience

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