Kerry Group

Finance Business Partner

Kerry Group
Not disclosed
11 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
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 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.

Compensation Data

The typical hiring range for this role is $105,735 to $164,255 annually and is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, location, etc.  In addition to your pay, Kerry offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and retirement contribution (all benefits and incentives are subject to eligibility requirements

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. Additional information can be found at: Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (

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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