Kerry Group

Strategic Accountant

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland, Charleville, Cork, Ireland
Not disclosed
30 Jan 2024
28 Feb 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified
About The Role

We are looking for a Strategic Accountant to join our team in Naas. This role is responsible for timely and quality Price setting, maintenance, and support. The Strategic Accountant manages customer agreements and incentives as well as supporting Customer Service excellence on pricing/order issues.

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

What will I be doing?

  • Establish partnerships with key stakeholders such as but not limited to Sales, RD&A, Procurement, Strategic Pricing Managers to ensure an efficient and effective pricing process
  • Provide pricing recommendations to sales groups with supporting analysis
  • Coordinate pricing process and provide price negotiations support
  • Manage price approval process
  • Monitor, protect and improve pricing margin
  • Accurately interpret and properly implement Pricing Policies and Guidelines
  • Ensure Data maintenance and quality in all Pricing processes and systems
  • Participate in Pricing projects and process improvement initiatives
  • Ensure service levels on turnaround for quotes, invoicing, and pricing discrepancies along with other relevant role KPI’s are performing to target
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:

  • Part Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA)
  • Experience in a similar role within a commercial environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen with attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong team player with a capability to work across functions
  • Ability to influence and deliver results through other functions.
  • Leverage financial data and transform into insights that enable effective actions/decision making.
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
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free onsite gym
  • Free shuttle bus from Sallins train station to our offices in Naas
  • Health Care Cover
  • Matched pension scheme
  • Benefits platform offering discounts and cashback on major retailers.
About Kerry

Kerry 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.

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.

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.

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