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Budget Analyst - Strategic Marketing Finance

The Coca-Cola Company
Atlanta, GA
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Relocation Provided:

Job Posting End Date:

March 19, 2018

Job Profile:

30017977 - Financial Analyst II


0101 Coca-Cola North America






Level 7

Travel Required:

Open for Referrals:

Position Overview:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

Its an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Companys flagship market. Were accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do whether were innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when were collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when were returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.

Function Specific Activities:

This role is a key member of the Strategic Marketing Finance Group and supports Media and Strategic Marketing Finance in the stewardship of Coca-Cola North Amaerica Strategic Marketing DME (Direct Marketing Expenses) investment across the brand portfolio. In addition, this role will provide day to day financial and accounting support to 50+ Marketing Clients across Strategic Marketing Connections & Activation Center of Excellence Teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of weekly media EDI feeds between SAP General Ledger and our Media Agency, analyzing error files, and preparation of accounting entries to properly record media financial transactions.
  • Complete approved media budget transfers in Media Tools and SAP MEM systems; and collaboration on the transfers between the Media Agency, SM Connections Team, and Cross-Functional Finance Teams (Brand, Customer, Bottler, and Corporate) as appropriate.
  • Monthly reconciliation between Media Tools and SAP MEM systems in collaboration with Media Finance and Media Agency Partners.
  • Prepare and analyze MCR revenue billings working with marketing/customer team clients and AR to ensure proper transaction recording. Work with AR/3rd parties on aging receivables.
  • Facilitate payments and Capital spend reporting for SM Capital projects for Finance and Marketing Clients
  • Provide financial support to SM Finance as needed to include journal vouchers, research and analysis, vendor account changes, Intercompany transactions, miscellaneous billings, special projects, etc.
  • Participate as an active member of the North America SM Finance team to help identify and solve problems and issues, fulfill requests for information, ensure timely and accurate completion of critical work, and provide recommendations on streamlining work and finding efficiencies.
  • Providing on-going training and support to Marketing clients on financial processes and procedures as needed.
  • Provide quarterly audit support as needed.



  • Bachelors Degree required, in Finance or Accounting preferred


  • Minimum 5 years financial experience required
  • Experience in working with SAP financial accounting systems preferred
  • Demonstrated action orientation and drive for results
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Process improvement mindset

Technical Skills

Financial Analysis.Ability to perform financial analyses to assist in exploring strategic options, developing creative solutions to business issues, and/or supporting decision-making, and the ability to understand and explain data relationships.

Communication. Ability to interface with all levels of Strategic Marketing clients, Universal McCann - our Media Agency Partner, and Cross-Functional Finance Partners. This role must have strong written and verbal communication skills to enable the necessary business process and accounting information to be conveyed in a manner that delivers results (accurate recording of accounting transactions).

Advanced Excel Skills

Strong Accounting Skills

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of international, U.S. or local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This includes the ability to apply these principles and determine compliance with the principles.

Job Requirements:


Bachelors Degree or University

Years of Experience:

5-7 Years Experience

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain ourbusiness(encompassingeverything 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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