Kerry Group


Kerry Group
Kuala Lumpur, 10, MY
Not disclosed
19 Apr 2024
19 May 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.

About the role

The key role of the FP&A Commercial & Operations Enablement Lead is to support the business growth agenda by ensuring the right information is with the right stakeholders at the right time. Partnering with the Global EPM team, Financial Control Directors, CFOs, FP&A Insights & Operations Finance, this role will set the benchmark for ensuring the business is serviced with world-class performance measurement reports. Reporting to the Global FP&A Enablement lead, this role will be a key contributor to the further implementation of the Finance Operating Model streamlining and optimizing global business performance reporting.

The FP&A Commercial & Operations Enablement Lead and their team, enable the maintenance and governance of all transaction & master data to ensure alignment, accuracy and standardization of financial performance reporting as well as supporting delivery of routine & non-routine reporting to our key stakeholders across Front, Middle and Back Office to aid in driving informed decision making.

Key responsibilities

Key Objective

  • Manage and support the FP&A Enablement team to ensure the successful delivery of FP&A objectives.
  • Support FP&A Enablement objective of delivering consistently deployed information that promotes commonality of data management across the Group and a culture in which “one version of the truth” is used to support decision making.
  • Ensure that Governance processes of Master Data are met and is aligned to “one version of the truth”.
  • Support successful delivery of standardization and simplification of all routine & non-routine financial performance reporting across the Group.
  • Support execution and continued improvement of key business processes i.e. performance reporting, forecasting, budgeting & transaction data integrity.

Key Activities & Responsibilities

  • Aligning decisions with the Financial Control Director, CFO & Global teams, that have key implications on key FP&A Enablement processes for the year.
  • Ensure the maintenance and governance of financial data including the reconciliation of data across all systems including post adjustments, are aligned to the “one version of the truth”.
  • Partner with the Global EPM team ensuring accuracy of information used for reporting & analysis, including performance of monthly system reconciliations and data checks as well as escalating issues in a transparent and collaborative manner if/as issues arise.
  • Identifying and driving continuous improvement efforts to ensure data integrity in all dimensions within EPM, as well improvement of key reporting processes including the monthly performance management forums, forecasting, budgeting and planning processes.
  • Ensure successful delivery of routine performance reporting including preparation of routine reports and presentations to support key business stakeholders.
  • Review and validate non-routine reporting requests, assess its necessity, and assign the delivery of said request accordingly within the team.
  • Support system integration of acquisitions into EPM, as and when required.
  • Support co-ordination of key processes including flash, forecasts & budgets.
  • Co-ordinate scorecard input process including collation of targets from insights teams, input into scorecard system, review of inputs for accuracy and distribution of scorecards.
  • Ensuring appropriate training and support is available to users for the agreed self-service tools (e.g. EPM, MyHeadcount) across the business.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance / Accounting / Business or as relevant.
  • Certified ACA /ACCA/ CIMA / CPA.
  • 7-10 years relevant work experience in Financial Reporting and Analysis, ideally in FMCG or Manufacturing industry.
  • Knowledge of SAP, SAP BW, CRM, EPM, Power BI is an advantage.
  • Advanced Excel skills is a must.
  • Experience in using data analytics tools such as Power Query, Business Objects is an advantage.

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.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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