Kerry Group

SAP Material Ledger Accountant

Kerry Group
San Juan del Rio
Not disclosed
23 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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.
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
Key responsibilities
  • Ensure stock valuation and processes comply with statutory requirements and Kerry procedures.
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place and maintained to mitigate business risk around stock valuation.
  • Support Central Financial control with external and internal audits of stock valuation.
  • Full responsibility for the data quality in Product Cost Estimates and the Material Ledger.
  • Responsible for liaising with Central IT support to ensure transactional issues in the SAP configuration are corrected.
  • Completing reconciliations of the material ledger monthly to ensure that all data issues are investigated and resolved. In addition, completing root cause analysis of issues to reduce the number of ongoing issues.
  • Running and distributing weekly reports for monitoring the material ledger.
  • Delivering the central month end processes to ensure material ledger closes on time.
  • Support Operations finance plant teams with material ledger issue resolution and training.
  • Completing month end material ledger reconciliations.
  • Supporting Commercial finance with stock and cost of sales valuation queries.
Qualifications and skills
  • Qualified accountant
  • Fluent English, Portuguese desirable.
  • 3+ years general SAP experience of which 2+ years should be experience of material ledger control or product costing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Brazilian taxes (may be indirect relation with taxes).
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills on technical and business issues
  • Well organized and skilled at prioritizing
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills within a team environment
  • Experience with Brazilian culture.
  • Limited Americas wide travel may be required.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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