Senior Financial Analyst Advertisement

Website Ingredion Incorporated

About the job

LOCATION: Lahore, Pakistan

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

DIRECT REPORTS: Finance & Accounts Executives

Company Background

Ingredion is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world. Ingredion’s wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences. Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems. Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals. And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.

Rafhan Maize is an affiliate of Ingredion Incorporated, USA which has strong global presence with commercial and manufacturing operations in more than 60 countries of the world. Our strategy is a unique blend of volume growth and operational excellence. We are pursuing tri dimensional strategy to grow organically, geographically and by broadening ingredients portfolio.

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) is the company for you. At Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.

The Senior Financial Analyst & Commercial Business Partner will be a key member of the FP&A function and will work closely with Senior Manager FP&A and country CFO to provide sound business decision-making support to the Leadership team, regional teams, and Managing Director through accurate monitoring, reporting and analysis of financial results and forecasts.

Core Responsibilities

  • Financial Analysis & Reporting: Assist in Quarterly Business Review process to ensure that a timely, accurate and complete set of financial data is submitted and preparation the preparation of the Quarterly Business Review pack. Analyse financial reports and results. Proactively identify potential business performance issues and opportunities for improvement, identify any financial reporting issues and initiate corrective actions when needed. the balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement, cost, and other financial information to facilitate timely and accurate financial planning and analysis. Quantify the potential financial impact of risk exposures (e.g., Value at Risk/Stake) by evaluating various potential outcomes of an event. Support Monthly forecasting and month end closing process with FP&A function
  • Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting: Budget and LE Process – Support the annual Budget (Goal) process and Latest Estimates, providing accurate and reliable forecasts to facilitate the achievement of business goals and targets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Undertake financial assessments and assist in driving business development including new Projects in existing markets, new market expansion, new products etc. Support in Preparation of long-range strategic plan, incorporating organic growth opportunities (country level business opportunities/risks, growth capital investments), as well as strategic growth opportunities (geographic expansion, portfolio expansion etc.)
  • Commercial Business Partnering: Act as Commercial Business Partner to Monitor and evaluate Commercial opportunities, assess risk and be able to analyse and provide mitigating actions. Engage and work in close collaboration with regional teams and Export division to assess potential new avenues on regional level and a vigilant eye on imports as a competition for timely mitigation plan. Understand the market dynamics of various customer segments through Customer engagement and support in adding value to the customer.

Mandatory Requirements

Qualified candidates will have:

  • ACCA (affiliate/member), ICAEW and MBA (Finance)
  • Few years of Finance / FP&A / Business Development Experience
  • Working experience in the FP&A function with diverse and complex manufacturing and sales operations
  • A thorough understanding of the industry, socio political setup, cultures, sensitivities, common practices
  • ERP and Project Skills with proficiency level (i.e., SAP – including BW and BPC, Hyperion, Office)
  • Strong presentation skills (PowerPoint / verbal / communication)
  • Strong understanding of finance concepts IFRS, US GAAPs with experience in strategic analysis, financial modelling, corporate valuation (DCF, comparable trading/transaction analysis, market assessment)

Desirable Requirements

  • Articles from Big Four firms will be considered as a plus
  • Power BI dashboards and queries build-up will be a plus
  • A deep understanding of Market research and business development structures and approaches
  • Ability to provide prompt and accurate financial analysis and forecast/budget to support the decision-making process while participating in the strategic planning and development functions.
  • Strong verbal and written English and interpersonal skills

Required Behaviors And Skills

  • Time management and timely delivery of jobs
  • Teamwork and team support
  • Results driven to set, prioritize, and enable achievement of goals
  • Travel requirements 25-50% (Faisalabad / Karachi / Region)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.

Privacy Notice: The Candidate Privacy Notice explains how Ingredion uses personal information about job applicants, and what rights an applicant has in respect of the use of this information for recruitment purposes. This Notice applies to applications submitted via Ingredion’s careers websites and any third parties, such as recruitment agencies, job boards and other means, such as by post and email. The Notice can be accessed here:


Relocation Available:

Yes, Within Country

To apply for this job please visit