Kerry Group

Project Accountant

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

Key responsibilities

Project Management

  • Actively manage several projects across multiple workstreams within the Europe Finance function concurrently
  • Present to, and liaise with, senior management across Finance to agree project scope and provide updates on progress vs. plan
  • Professionally and consistently lead project team meetings with stakeholders from varying functions and locations
  • Delegate project actions and hold those responsible to account through consistent project cadence
  • Maintain Project Management discipline, including risk management and mitigation

Process Mapping

  • Become embedded in the Europe Commercial Finance Team to understand their current processes and the associated pain points (i.e. potential future projects)
  • Using MS Visio, clearly document as-is processes and design to-be processes
  • Implement and action project plans to transition from the as-is to the to-be process

Financial Modelling

  • Design and develop Excel based financial models, applying best practice financial modelling techniques
  • Enhance the existing financial models in use within the Finance function to ensure they are automated, robust and risk free
  • Develop financial reporting models in Microsoft Power BI for the Commercial Finance Function

Qualifications and skills

  • Circa 4+ years’ experience in a similar role, ideally with exposure to large finance teams and project orientated continuous improvement activity
  • Experience in Financial modelling
  • PMO experience
  • Process focused mind-set with the ability to simplify complicated procedures so that they are easily understandable to end users
  • Advanced Excel and Visio skills
  • Experience working with, and challenging, senior management
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Drive and determination to succeed and progress in their career
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Candidates must hold an EU passport

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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