Kerry Group

Financial Controller - Strategic Pricing

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Not disclosed
22 Mar 2023
11 Apr 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About The Role

We are looking for a Financial Controller - Strategic Pricing to join our team in Naas. This key role will be the primary point of contact for Kerry’s Applied Health & Nutrition (AH&N) Budget/Projection within the Europe Finance Structure.

The Finance Controller – Strategic Pricing will understand the key assumptions, aligning with Business Unit Finance Directors on the output and highlighting risks and opportunities back to the AH&N Technologies.

Kerry operates a Hybrid working policy, candidates will be required to work from our offices in Naas each week.

What will I be doing?

  • Primary linkage point between the Business Unit Teams and Applied Health & Nutrition (AH&N) in relation to the mass pricing technology strategies and technology margin reviews. Co-ordinating the approach across the AH&N Technologies.
  • Ensure a clear Pricing and Margin Management strategy for the ETS (Emulsifiers and Texturant Systems) Business, incorporating external insights while ensuring alignment to the business strategy
  • Pricing responsibility for the ETS business strategic customers and quotes
  • Manage the Quarterly Pricing process for the ETS business unit
  • Support the Commercial Teams with ongoing and commercial negotiations
  • Effectively manage key business stakeholders and provide ETS Technology support where required
  • Responsible for the preparation and tracking of pricing performance against the pricing budget
  • Work with the Risk & Margin Management lead to effectively manage commodity and FX risk
  • Become an integral member of the Pricing team and provide support within the team where required

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:

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA qualified with relevant commercial experience within the Food industry
  • Knowledge of SAP (SRM and ECC) an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Planning and organizational skills with a clear focus on meeting key deliverables
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within teams and with senior stakeholders
  • Analytical and numerate with an ability to undertake a wide range of activities.

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:

  • 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  and many others.

About Kerry

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry, 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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