Kerry Group

Finance Business Partner

Kerry Group
Not disclosed
10 May 2024
10 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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 Finance Business Partner will directly support the beverage systems business, reporting to the Sr. Finance Director and partnering with the End User Market leader and key sales team members associated with the EUM.

Key responsibilities

  • Beverage systems responsibility for Sales, Margin and relevant cost lines including:
    • Monthly performance analysis – vs PY, Vs Budget and keys to execute including insightful commentary
    • Margin analysis – key issues on Sku’s and whether sits with pricing or operations teams
    • Flash performance monthly/ weekly
    • Plant performance and risks with operations teams
  • Support and co-ordinate Commercial effectiveness for beverage systems across:
    • Daily / Weekly opportunity meetings
    • Monthly analysis of effectiveness with central team
    • Tracking of wins/ losses with central teams
  • Lead the annual budget for the business, informing SIP targets for commercial teams
    • Owner of all forecasting and budgeting process for beverage systems in conjunction with sales teams, central teams and pricing teams
  • Ad hoc financial and commercial analysis presented in clear concise and insightful manner for business decision making with leadership team
  • Challenge sales and margin performance vs budget and prior year with sales teams and operations teams
  • Support key stakeholders in the business with any analysis/ projects/initiatives/presentations as needed
  • Support other executive and leadership meeting agendas (e.g. Quarterly Exec meetings) including presentation material, analyses, and support.
  • Qualifications and skills
    • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting with a CPA preferred.
    • 5 years' experience minimum.
    • Strong Microsoft excel knowledge.
    • Detail orientated, focused individual with an ability to work in a team and across functions and can drive themselves daily in an unsupervised manner
    • Food manufacturing or FMCG experience preferably within Kerry environment.
    For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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