Kerry Group

Finance Performance Manager - Remote Role

Recruiter
Kerry Group
Location
Minnesota
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
12 Nov 2020
Closes
08 Dec 2020
Ref
18687
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's 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 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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

This role is a remote opportunity within the US, supporting our 5 beverage sites that are located across the US. 30% travel will be necessary in order to support the beverage manufacturing sites. 

What You'll Do

As the Operations Performance Manager you’ll partner with the senior management team, primarily the VP of Operations for the Business Technology to grow the overall business profitability for the beverage business. You’ll partner on strategy, policy, controls and risk management, ensuring the integrity of the overall financial reporting and processes is also a critical element of the role.

On a high level, you'll:

  • Drive performance management in partnership with the end to end supply chain functions and in particular the Director of Operations.
  • Ensure that forecasting (costs, savings, etc.) is accurate and accurately reflects market dynamics. This will incorporate cost and saving forecasting and will span across multiple departments.
  • Provide leadership and collaborates with executive management on Business Technology operational costs finance strategy setting e.g. profit improvement and cost reduction initiatives and risk management & mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct monthly reviews with senior management and operating partners; identify trends, explain variances, track risks and opportunities, highlight issues and address problems to drive proactive financial management within the Business Technology operational costs.
  • Drive a continuous improvement mind-set across all Business Technology operational costs function processes to realize efficiencies.
  • What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • 10+ years of experience as a qualified accountant. Previous experience as an operations controller is helpful
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing industry is an advantage and previous multi-site responsibility is preferred
  • Intermediate to advance skills in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP (or similar ERP system)
  • 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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