Kerry Group

Commercial Finance Analyst

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Not disclosed
15 Sep 2022
03 Oct 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified
About The Role

Working within the Kerry Applied Health & Nutrition business, the role of the Commercial Finance Analyst will support the ETS team by providing information and analysis to help with decision making, with a focus on performance measurement and analytical responsibilities. 

Kerry operates a Hybrid working policy, candidates will be required to come to our offices in Naas as required.

What will I be doing?

  • Provide relevant insights and analysis to the Finance Manager and wider Commercial Business team
  • Quarterly and annual pricing, understanding build of materials and relevant movements
  • Understand & explain business performance vs budget, LYR & strategic plans for region analysing key customers, end use markets, channels, destination, trends etc
  • Challenge information and supporting commentary provided by the business ensuring that it is accurate, relevant, meaningful, and articulate
  • Liaise with Financial Reporting, Integrated Operations, and Central Commercial Finance teams to ensure that the business units are reporting correct revenues and gross margins
  • Support strategic planning initiatives including review of performance vs plan challenging the delivery on our priorities for growth and coordinating updates/refreshes to plan as required
  • Support the Finance Manager with budgeting and forecasting cycles
  • Support the Finance Manager with month end reporting cycle
  • Month end presentations on Site and Business performance
  • Support regular measurement and review of KPIs/MIPs to maintain relevance of KPI targets
  • Challenge performance of key KPIs benchmarking both internally & externally (e.g., vs other regions, businesses etc.)

What do I need to be successful?

In Kerry we understand that people have very different career trajectories and experiences. In order to be successful in this role we would be looking for the right competencies and aptitudes as well as your proven track record of success in a similar role and environment.

These include:

  • Accountancy finalist (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) with some relevant working experience
  • Business Analysis experience including reporting on key variances and highlighting trends
  • FMCG experience preferential but not essential
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills (intermediate level – manipulating data, pivots etc.)

What will I get in return?

At Kerry, we believe in giving talented, curious people the opportunity to make a difference. We work as a team, searching for the best ways to inspire food and nourish life.  We are a community of innovators, working across disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. We want you to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

We also offer:

  • Mentorship and guidance
  • Exam and study support
  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
  • Hybrid working
  • Health Care Cover
  • Matched pension scheme
  • Benefits platform offering discounts and cashback on major retailers including Tesco, Curry’s, Argos, and many others.

About Kerry

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry Taste and Nutrition, it's all in a day’s work. Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day. Wherever you are, we can work together to create inspiring solutions that nourish life.

Get in touch today!

In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences. One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life. One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together. We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.

Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit.  We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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