Kerry Group

Data Analytics Specialist - Finance

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland/ Hybrid
Not disclosed
26 Feb 2024
11 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About The Role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Data Analytics Specialist – Finance to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about interpreting data, analysing results, and transforming complex datasets into actionable insights. The Data Analytics Specialist – Finance will play a key role in informing strategic decisions by providing accurate and timely data analysis.

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

What will I be doing?

  • Translate data, analysis, and commentary into a format for presentation to senior management, identifying trends, patterns, and insights that support business decision-making.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis as required to answer specific business questions.
  • Collaborate with cross-regional teams to understand data requirements and provide analytical support.
  • Identify and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and translate findings into actionable recommendations and present them to various teams.
  • Create, test and delivery of existing and ad-hoc reporting from current systems.
  • Maintain, enhance, and analyse dashboards report / KPIs via Excel.
  • Clean, process, and validate large datasets to ensure data accuracy and reliability.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of data processes and analysis methodologies.
  • Enhance dashboards, reports, and visualizations to communicate findings to various stakeholders.

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, or related field.
  • Proficient in data visualisation tools such as Think Cell, Power BI, or similar.
  • Experience with statistical analysis and tools (R, Python, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data handling.
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex analysis results to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Familiarity with data governance and data quality best practices.
  • Experience of presenting results and being able to deliver information in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

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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