Coca-Cola Company New Ongoing Recruitment

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Planning and System Economics Analyst
Job ID: R-03914
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Finance

Job Summary

  • Supports Finance organization on system thinking related to financial policies, programs, company investments, long-range goals and objectives.
  • This position provides accurate system economics analysis, insights, benchmarks and reports in a Region System Economics function. Supports Region System Economics Manager and Region Finance Manager in guiding the business by providing deep understanding of the financial condition and economics of the system.
  • The role will be responsible for budgetary management of the Franchise DME, administering the MEM tool, while ensuring compliance with Company Standard Practices and Procedures.
  • Contributes to provide the Franchise teams with accurate analysis, benchmarks and reports on a timely manner to ensure optimal allocation of resources in implementation of the Company’s business strategies.
  • Contributes to develop and provide details for a holistic view of the value creation across the system in order to support Region Finance Managers to identify risks & opportunities across the system within its specific Region.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
Coordinate the Central Franchise Marketing DME for RE process – 40%:

  • GL analysis for PL and balance sheet lines
  • Effecting monthly MPP accruals and reversals on the system
  • Analyzing currency exchange fluctuations as they relate to DME spend for FOs with currencies different from USD
  • Effect timely DME freeze & shifts on directives from BU leadership and approved RFA’s
  • Effect timely DFR budget supplements on directives from franchise
  • Brand Contribution Report – Monthly update and Communicate key deviation to finance and marketing teams
  • Be the Financial consultant relating for Marketing associates on Marketing Expenditure Mgt
  • Compile expected monthly DME expenses & submit monthly figures to Finance manager and RFMs
  • Strategic & Annual Business Planning (BP) – Support CMI manager on the annual DME Business Planning process by: serving as marketing expense controller (MEC)for the BU. manage overspends
  • Upload BP DME in Financial system as per submissions and direction by Business Unit leadership within the stipulated BP financials guideline
  • Summarize DME by Country, by Brand category.
  • Track IMC Charters and Assets – Per Global policy
  • Budget Management and Control – Daily. Check that no supplements/returns are made outside BP without FD/MD approval.
  • Share RE narratives for DME Vs Actuals
  • Blackline approval for JVs relating to DME
  • Prespend reclass analysis and JV preparation

Process Improvement – 10%:

  • Supports BU P&A Team to achieve efficient, effective and sustainable finance processes and transactions
  • Provides support to Finance Managers on reports/updates needed in Planning system
  • Works with process owners to identify and implement continuous improvements in processes, systems and procedures
  • Acts as a part of the process and ensures standard processes are followed.

Contributes in providing a complete view of the value creation across the system – 40%:

  • New launches (extension, delist)
  • Cold Drink Equipment investments
  • Different OBPPC structures
  • Pre, post promotion analysis
  • CAPPRS performance tracking
  • Validate proof of purchase of CAPPRS
  • Understands, applies and articulates accounting and tax implications of all value sharing models
  • Determines value creation between all parties from suppliers to consumers by preparing the system value chain
  • Provides accurate system economics analysis and reports and supports Region System Economics Managers
  • Supports Region System Economics Manager to analyze and assess gaps and to identify revenue growth opportunities and commercial opportunities
  • Understands and provides the system revenue strategic framework from Long-Term (Long Range Plan) to yearly projections
  • Supports in defining system investment and program risks and provides recommendations like:
  • Bottler support investments, rebates
  • Cold Drink Equipment and Bottler Capital Investments, etc.
  • Performs financial analysis and performance tracking for investment decisions

Customizes Financial Guidelines and ensures guidelines are applied within Region – 10%:

  • System Health Corridor guidelines
  • Concentrate Pricing models
  • New product development guidelines
  • Incidence guidelines
  • CAPPRS tracking guidelines

Communication Complexities:

  • This indicates the level, purpose and complexity of the communications inside and outside TCCC. (Examples:  Across business unit, groups or global communications; Dissemination of information internally, externally or mixed; Negotiations with one party internally or multiple parties externally, etc.) Include any Company spokesperson responsibilities.


  • BU Planning & Analysis Manager (problem solving, brain storming, receives guidance, supervision, coaching)
  • Region Finance Manager (service requests, issue management)
  • Group planning team (Feedback on expectations/Client Management)
  • Financial Services Representative (Following up Feedback on queries)
  • Group and Business Unit Strategic Planning, Technical, and PAC Managers/Analysts (partner, support, data validation)


  • This position consists of routine tasks or processes in accordance with predetermined, clearly defined steps. It also requires sophisticated and contemporary information management and superior analytic skills and expertise
  • The individual must also possess exceptional collaboration and organization skills/capabilities; with the ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines.

Judgment and Decision Making:

  • Distinguish between recommendations made to someone else and decisions where this job has final authority.  Indicate involvement (if any) with ABP and OBP development and execution.
  • The rules set in agreed deliverables will be used to regulate transactions between BU and the Region.
  • Contributes on creating the structure for business cases, assigns resources in the system and establishes processes and routines.


  • Supports continuous improvement by applying standardized processes and templates.

Qualifications / Compentencies / Skills
Foundational Competencies:

  • Thinking systemically
  • Understanding the system
  • Acting as a team member
  • Planning and organizing
  • Demonstrating self-confidence.
  • Analytical skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Financial knowledge
  • Optimizing strategic relationships and networks
  • Attention to detail
  • Communicating effectively

Technical Skills:

  • Financial analysis
  • Planning and forecasting skills
  • Performance management
  • GAAP, cost accounting / analysis
  • Excellent computer skills (i.e. Excel).

Related Experience Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 to 4 years of experience
  • Accounting experience is a strong plus

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum:
    • University/Advanced Degree
    • Postgraduate/Master’s Degree
  • Preferred:
    • Doctorate/JD/Ph.D./MD

Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal travel is required through BU locations.

The key Success-criteria:

  • Provides accurate analysis and reports
  • Meets deadlines
  • Because of the necessary interaction with other departments, good interpersonal relationships are essential.

Leadership Behaviors

  • Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
  • Collaborate with System, Customers, and Other Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • Act Like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
  • Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.

Growth Behaviors

  • Performance Driven And Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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