Control & Reporting - Senior Analyst - Po1 OPEX

Pepsico - Nasr City, Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Main Purpose:

  • The Opex Analyst is responsible for the Opex analysis across Business Unit (BU) (Beverages and Snacks), including audit, compliance to relevant laws and regulations. He/she will be a leader for conducting Opex analysis to support company objectives and improvements for Profit & Loss (P&L) governance, accurate allocation/ reasonable ageing/movement versus company performance & its profitability making sure of overall process efficiency across BU (Beverage /Snacks).
  • The role will perform all financial accounting (S&D, G&A,) and GCS related to those cycles including period end close and analysis, and monitoring controls for compliance to corporate policy.


Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare financial analysis P&L (S&D/G&A) process for Beverages and Snacks businesses during month-end and its related month-end transactions.
  • Ensure Opex accuracy reporting in accordance with PepsiCo Opex policies and US GAAP.
  • Provide visibility of full end-to-end Opex, making sure of its effectiveness.
  • Quarterly financial analysis of reports required by reporting as per reporting agenda.
  • Support the Supply Chain function with the required business information to ensure accurate, timely and quality business transactions.

Performance Management Reviews:

  • Prepare Opex analysis for the pre-submission review in order to make sure of allocation accuracy on a monthly bases.
  • Lead BI processes with all its requirement from transaction, adjustment and verification versus HFM, in order to enable the business to view results by brand, channel & category.
  • Ensure completeness of all financial transactions provided by the IBM team and communicate the needed adjustments.
  • Review CU allocation & cross-charges to assure its timely and accurate allocation.

Audit & Compliance:

  • Support both external and internal audit on Opex related requests.
  • Ensure business compliance with Statutory, Legal and Taxation requirements, PepsiCo corporate and local business policies & procedures, and ethical business practices.
  • Partner with BPO (Business Process Owner) and CO (Control Owner) in GCS and Fraud risk assessment, monitoring self-testing and remediation of failures.
  • Update GCS for the following Opex process.
  • Ensure timely closure of internal audit remediation and track progress.

Planning and Forecasting:

  • Partner with Supply chain and planning finance in Opex forecasting and providing directions /trends.

Special Projects:

  • Identify scope for process improvements and interventions from time to time to achieve process simplification / better controls / process standardization / accounting / outsourcing i.e. BU allocation simplification & ICM
  • Cooperate with BIS to implement system enhancements for Business Intelligence tool (BI).
Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance. A postgraduate qualification is preferable.
  • 5+ years’ experience in financial accounting in FMCG.
  • Results-oriented, initiative-taker and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of local and US Accounting Standards.
  • Good knowledge of and experience with finance and accounting issues.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with, for and through others.
  • Ability to relate to all levels throughout the corporation.
About this Company

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