Kerry Group

Finance Business Partner - RD&A and Marketing

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Completive salary
20 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
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Contract type
Full time

About the role

The role of the Finance Business Partner – RD&A and Marketing is a key member of the Business Partner team, reporting to the Finance Director – Business Partnering. The key objective of the role is to support and challenge your stakeholders in the European RD&A and Marketing teams to maximise return on investment and achieve our financial and strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities

  • Finance lead in Europe for opportunity pipeline management requiring significant interaction with Senior Management
  • Business partner cross functionally to ensure the return on investment in RD&A and Marketing is maximized via new business with our customers
  • Provide key insights that guide decision making on where RD&A and Marketing resources are invested from a short, medium and long term perspective
  • Support submission of RD&A government grants
  • Business partner with stakeholders in RD&A and Marketing on cost improvement projects
  • Full responsibility for continual cost control of the European RD&A and Marketing functions
  • Full responsibility and held to account for forecasting and budgeting of the European RD&A and Marketing function costs in addition to monthly review of performance against budget and explanations of variances
  • Act as finance representative at weekly and monthly management meetings for the functions

Qualifications and skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role (ideally with exposure to matrixed finance teams)
  • Ability to influence and impact at all levels of an organisation
  • Process focused mind-set with the ability to simplify complicated procedures so that they
  • are easily understandable to end users.
  • Excellent critical thinking, strong problem solving skills & ability to manage conflicting
  • priorities.
  • Advanced Presentation & Excel Skills
  • Positive attitude with a strong leaning toward continuous improvement – focus on external
  • best practice & benchmarking

Candidates must hold an EU passport

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