Finance Business Partner - Supply Chain

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Nufarm Americas
Agriculture, forestry & fisheries
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Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

Do you have at least 10 years of experience within a manufacturing environment, or an impressive track record in all aspects of Finance, including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and insights gained at a senior level? Would you like to be part of a thriving global business where you can explore new ideas, get creative, be heard and have some fun along the way? Then unearth the possibilities at Nufarm and see how far your career could take you.

How can you unearth the possibilities with Nufarm?

The dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories, at Nufarm we’ve been finding better ways to fight weeds and disease and increase our customers crop yields for over 100 years. Indeed, it’s their ever-changing needs that inspires us to stay agile and create an energetic work environment where, together, we can all make a difference. Join us, and you’ll feel empowered to be who you are and unlock your potential, in a place where we trust and respect one another and celebrate our differences.

What’s possible?

Your challenge will be to monitor, analyze and report results for the Supply Chain functions within Operations: Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Warehousing and Process Excellence. Critical to this role is delivering insight and analysis on past performance as well as forward looking insight and analysis around budgeting, forecasting, improvement initiatives and strategic planning. You will report directly to the CFO in North America, and this role functions as a business partner with the North America Supply Chain leadership team.

Other Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Support and influence the design and build-up of the 3-year strategic plan for the Supply Chain function.
  • Consolidate monthly forecasts for the Supply Chain function. Improve the forecast process, enabling greater management accountability of the full financial performance of the business.
  • Ensure effective management of financial risks across the Supply Chain function.
  • Aid in decision making around supply planning in support of demand forecasts and lead key capital project evaluations.
  • Develop and maintain of a robust and agile reporting framework that is best tailored to highlight key business drivers in Supply Chain performance.
  • Accountable for preparation of monthly Supply Chain financial management reports covering profit & loss and other performance reports.
  • Work with Operations Accounting Manager to enhance existing Manufacturing reporting.
  • Analyse the performance of operations vs targets and competitors.
  • Partner with NA Controllership team to ensure data integrity and consistency across all financial systems – BI and financial reporting systems.
  • Assist in KPI tracking and give guidance on enhancing performance.
  • Provide financial and analytical support to Supply Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Warehousing decision making on a continuous and forward-looking basis.
  • Provide value-add insight based on financial analysis, including vendor selection, production planning, network optimization, and scenario analysis.
  • Perform on-going analysis of business processes and practices, leading to recommendations for changes & improvements that enhance the business performance of the organization.
  • Proactively engage with internal and external customers to answer all inquiries in a timely manner and with excellent customer experience.

That’s just what we think, we’d love to hear from you what you think is possible. #unearththepossibilities

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.