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Since 1976, when we introduced Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water in North America, we’ve inspired a generation of bottled water drinkers, thirsty to fuel their active, healthy lifestyle. Today, our bottled water and tea portfolio is more than 15 brands strong, and we continue to lead the industry with the highest quality standards. Ensuring healthy hydration for generations to come, we are also active participants in the communities in which we operate, and are steadfast in our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Finance Spend Coordinator

Job Number 18000675 Company Nestle Waters North America Location Stamford, Connecticut


As the nation’s leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You’ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, Nestlé Waters Corporate is a vital element of our success. As part of the Corporate team, this is something you’ll play a leading role in. Whether you’re based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you’ll be a force for good – someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. You’ll grow and develop as we do, sharing in the success your accomplishments bring. And, as you achieve great things and thrive within our Corporate team, you can be certain your contributions have a wide-reaching impact – on the lives of customers and colleagues alike. Simply put, it’s an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry on work that’s challenging, engaging, meaningful and never anything less than rewarding.

We are currently seeking a Finance Spend Coordinator to be located in our Stamford, CT and will report to the Finance Manager, PFME Decision Support within the Brand Finance team. This position will work as a business partner with Brand Teams in Marketing to oversee and ensure end-to-end marketing spend process is both completed in a timely manner and accurately reported on the P&L. The position is a subject matter expert on Marketing spend and responsible for appropriately applying Marketing Investment Framework in accordance with Nestle Accounting Standards.

Key responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

• Collaborate with brand acceleration team to produce and manage a marketing plan, which includes: 
   o Acting as a central point of contact for multiple activity owners
   o Translating marketing spending into a financial plan within SAP’s CRM Tool
   o Managing and updating spend within the CRM tool by activity
   o Cross functional collaboration with other departments, such as     Communications, Business Units, Purchasing, Market Research group and Tax department
   o Manage vendor set up and payments, PO requests
   o Liaison with external vendors as needed
• Lead weekly/monthly status meetings with key stakeholders to collectively review/revise brand marketing plans.
• Collaborate with Marketing activity owners to review and validate cost estimates and verify if appropriately approved.
• Provide ad-hoc analysis of specific promotional efforts and/or events as requested.
• Provide accurate, clear, and timely reporting to Marketing teams identifying variances to plan and other potential issues.
• Build/forecast accurate plan dates for each activity to ensure proper monthly accruals on P&L
• Enforce PFME Operating Standards in accordance with Nestle Accounting Standards and advise Marketing partner on maintaining integrity of reported results.
• Perform all other duties as assigned



Key qualifications for this position include:

• Bachelor’s degree
• 1-5 years of marketing or finance experience preferred
• Strong analytical/problem solving skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to handle multiple tasks as once and being detail oriented a plus
• PC knowledge and proficiency are preferred, especially Microsoft Excel

We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more.

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company, offering consumers a variety of portable, calorie-free bottled waters, including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain; Nestlé Pure Life, a nationally distributed purified bottled water; and international brands including S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Most recently, the company has added a refreshing line of ready-to-drink iced teas including Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf.

Nestlé Waters North America is committed to creating shared value for society. It does so through healthy hydration, jobs and benefits to communities where it operates, and environmental stewardship, most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America.

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The Nestle Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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