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Krisztina Lay

Summary

Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.

Overview

19
19
years of professional experience

Work History

Finance Business Partner HUAD & SCE Region

Unilever
2022.09 - Current
  • Preparing and managing monthly forecast for the countries.
  • Presenting numerical and graphical data for the EE leadership team to demonstrate YTD progress, present forecast, and explain key variances.
  • Managing the yearly IBP planning process, providing finance related inputs, as well as calculating Business cases for the innovations.
  • Analyzed financial position, investigate and report budget variances and identify adjustments to facilitate month and year-end closing processes.
  • Quarterly cost evaluation of UEBV communications.
  • Participating in pricing process.
  • Financial estimation and evaluation of new products, strategic product ranges, brand and promo evaluation.
  • Monitoring BMI spending.
  • Analyzing, forecasting and planning Business group Specific Overheads.


Finance Business Partner Home Care Category

Unilever
2022.04 - 2022.09
  • Preparing and managing monthly forecast, analyze YTD progress and explain key variances.
  • Managing the yearly IBP planning process, providing finance related inputs, as well as calculating Business cases for the innovations.
  • Analyze financial position, investigate and report budget variances and identify adjustments to facilitate month and year-end closing processes.
  • Quarterly cost evaluation of UEBV communications.
  • Participating in pricing process.
  • Financial estimation and evaluation of new products, strategic product ranges, brand and promo evaluation.
  • Monitoring BMI spending.

Finance Analyst Ice OOH, Hungary

Unilever
2019.11 - 2022.04
  • Preparing and managing monthly forecast, analyze YTD progress and explain key variances.
  • Monthly and Quarterly TMI forecasting
  • Supply cost forecast and actual calculation (distribution and logistics fees) in the new model for concessionaires.
  • Supporting the Sales manager in calculating trade terms in the new model for concessionaires.
  • Adopting the new business model in financial reporting (MSTR)
  • Ice obsolete control
  • Profitability analysis for the main channels (ICENOW, FIELD, FKA).

Finance Business Partner Home Care Category

Unilever
2015.03 - 2017.02
  • Preparing and managing monthly forecast, analyze YTD progress and explain key variances.
  • Managing the yearly IBP planning process, providing finance related inputs, as well as calculating Business cases for the innovations.
  • Analyze financial position, investigate and report budget variances and identify adjustments to facilitate month and year-end closing processes.
  • Quarterly cost evaluation of USCC communications.
  • Participating in pricing process.
  • Financial estimation and evaluation of new products, strategic product ranges, brand and promo evaluation.
  • Monitoring BMI spending.

BMI Analyst HUAD & CRSR Regions

Unilever
2014.01 - 2015.01
  • Monthly tracking and reporting of BMI spending for 6 countries and all categories.
  • Yearly planning of BMI budgets.


Financial Analyst of Chocolate Category

Kraft Foods/Mondelez
2008.06 - 2013.12
  • Preparing and managing monthly forecast, analyze YTD progress and explain key variances to management.
  • Managing the yearly planning process, providing finance related inputs, as well as calculating Business cases for the innovations and seasonal products.
  • Analyze financial position, investigate and report budget variances and identify adjustments to facilitate month and year-end closing processes.
  • Preparation of project PnL-s for Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Monitoring A&P spending.

Customer Finance Analyst

Unilever
2004.06 - 2008.06
  • Monthly reporting, forecasting and yearly planning.
  • SOX implementation process.
  • Participating in SAP implementation.
  • Participating in the establishment process of IBM financial shared service in Krakow.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Finance

Oxford Brookes University
Budapest
06.2006

Skills

  • Computer Skills/Excel
  • SAP
  • Oracle
  • Power BI

Timeline

Finance Business Partner HUAD & SCE Region

Unilever
2022.09 - Current

Finance Business Partner Home Care Category

Unilever
2022.04 - 2022.09

Finance Analyst Ice OOH, Hungary

Unilever
2019.11 - 2022.04

Finance Business Partner Home Care Category

Unilever
2015.03 - 2017.02

BMI Analyst HUAD & CRSR Regions

Unilever
2014.01 - 2015.01

Financial Analyst of Chocolate Category

Kraft Foods/Mondelez
2008.06 - 2013.12

Customer Finance Analyst

Unilever
2004.06 - 2008.06

Bachelor of Arts - Finance

Oxford Brookes University
Krisztina Lay