Kerry Group

Manager Capital Accounting

Kerry Group
Not disclosed
19 Oct 2020
26 Oct 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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.

Where you'll work

At the Kerry Center in Beloit, we are a leader in taste and nutrition for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry. We have approximately 700 employees at this location that perform various task such as finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. This location is commutable from major cities such as Milwaukee and Madison

What you'll do

You will lead and manage the capital team (2.5) and oversee between 200-300 capital projects submitted annually, including PO's, commissioning, fixed asset accounting, lease account and fixed asset register maintenance for approx 60,000 assets. This is a critical role in safeguarding a large part of Kerrys balance sheet and Kerrys investment in fixed assets

Manage Current Year Capital Spend for all Kerry North America Sites (approx 68) to include: 

  • Review of required documents
  • Overview of Capital Projects submitted for approval
• Between 200 – 300 active Projects annually
• Ensuring proper documentation & approval provided
  • Review / Approval / Rejection of all Capital Project PO’s
  • Proper accounting for all fixed assets and reconciliation between
    • General Ledger and Fixed Asset Register
    • Approx 60,000 plus assets
  • Oversee IFRS16 Accounting / Recording for all qualifying Leases for North America
  • Work with all sites to educate on the overall Capital Process to include
    • Systems – Kerry Net Capital System, SAP, MAPICS, Fixed Asset Registers
    • What qualifies as Capital Spend versus site expense and general capital accounting queries
    • Commission all Capital Projects in a timely manner
    • Review all submitted Commissioning Certificates for completeness and breakdown of acquired assets
  • Confirming against the Quotes / Invoices for Asset Descriptions / Asset counts / Values
    • Complete their required monthly reconciliations for Capital Commitment / Capital Spend
    • Completion of required documentation for all Transferred / disposed assets in a timely manner, which may or may not be related to a Capital Project 
What you'll need to be successful:
  • Degree in finance field (accounting strongly preferred)
  • 7+ years post grad experience
  • SAP experience preferred
  • People manager experience preferred
  • Experience working across cross functional teams
  • Prior experience in GL/Capital in manufacturing environment a plus
    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.
    For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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