Kerry Group

Commercial Business Partner

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Competitive salary
04 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Working within the Applied Health & Nutrition business, the role of the Commercial Business Partner is to provide information and analysis to key stakeholders of the business, with a focus on performance measurement and analytical responsibilities.

Key responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating key reporting processes in AH&N, working on standardising and streamlining monthly reporting across all areas of the business
  • Support executive leaderships teams in preparation for exec & board meetings preparing any required financial slides & supporting commentary & insights as required
  • Analysis and review of commercial sales reports for key stakeholders in the business to facilitate decision-making ensuring accuracy and integrity of data
  • Understand & explain business performance vs budget, LYR & strategic plans for Region analyzing key customers, end use markets, channels, destination, trends etc
  • Challenge information and supporting commentary provided by the business ensuring that it is accurate, relevant, meaningful and articulate
  • Liaise with financial reporting and commercial finance to ensure that consolidated management accounts, supporting commentary and other information are delivered in a timely manner
  • Support strategic planning initiatives including review of performance vs plan challenging the delivery on our priorities for growth and coordinating updates/refreshes to plan as required
  • Perform scenario analysis / financial modelling to support exec team in making decisions re long term strategies
  • Lead co-ordination of budgeting and forecasting processes for Region, working to support continuous improvement in these processes with the global PM&A team
  • Review monthly packs for Exec Business Performance Reviews in advance of monthly meetings ensuring that all content is accurate and providing supporting commentary and detail as needed
  • Support other executive and leadership meeting agendas (e.g. Board presentations) including presentation material, analyses and support
  • Support regular measurement and review of KPIs/MIPs to maintain relevance of KPI targets
  • Challenge performance of key KPIs benchmarking both internally & externally (e.g. vs other regions, businesses etc.)
  • Support continuous improvement of KPI reporting processes, working on standardising and streamlining reporting across all areas of the business
  • Continuous improvement of the integrity of the data in our reporting systems

Qualifications and skills

  • Qualified ACA /ACCA/ CIMA / CPA with a 4-5 years post-qualification experience, ideally in industry
  • Experience in management accounts preparation, review and analysis essential
  • Business Analysis experience including reporting on key variances and highlighting issues and trends
  • Advanced Excel skills essential
  • Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion an advantage
  • Global mobility preferable

Personal Competencies

  • Highly commercial accountant with strong analytical skills
  • Analytical and numerate with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills, business partnering skills and commercial acumen
  • Results driven – is focused and driven to deliver agreed deadlines
  • Likes autonomy and is proactive
  • Relationship builder with excellent communications skills – with relevant stakeholders (working in a matrix environment)
  • High ambitious, energetic and career focussed
  • Strong record of achievement in career to date

Candidates must hold an EU passport

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

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs