Operations Finance Graduate
About KerryKerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.About the Role:The Operations Finance Graduate will enable the maintenance and delivery of all scalable site activities on a day-to-day basis to ensure alignment, accuracy, and standardization of site report to aid in driving informed decision-making.The position will be based in Hammarsdale, KZN.Key Responsibilities:Prepare, review, and analyze weekly stats for SAP sitesProvide financial support with regards to stock managementCompile and analyze monthly operations performance against key business metricsCoordinate with plant finance to ensure monthly key performance indicators are calculated and presented in consistent and accurate mannerSupport local operations team with ongoing projectsMaintain consistency and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriatePerform other ad-hoc duties that might be assigned from time to timeQualifications, Experience and Skills:Degree or professional certificate in Accountancy / Finance with 1-2 years’ work experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment - Fresh Graduates are also encouraged to applyStudying towards CIMA qualification will be advantageousProficiency with Microsoft Excel is required; familiarity with data query/data management tools will be extremely helpful (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access, SQL, Business Objects)Knowledge of ERP, ideally SAP and SAP BW reporting, and related data analysis tools are an added advantageExcellent communication skills, high attention to detail and the ability to work in a dynamic environment and meet tight deadlinesCompetencies Required:Proactive and disciplined High level of accountabilityAnalytical and problem solving in a fast-paced environment Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to prioritize under tight deadlines Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.