We have an exciting opportunity to join our growing GB Branded business. We are looking for someone to join the team and help us continue growing our fantastic brands – such as Strings & Things and Fridge Raiders. If you thrive in cross-functional teams, if you have a passion for unearthing financial insights and are looking for an environment where you are supported to deliver to a high standard and enabled to take ownership in all you do, then this is the role for you.
As a business partner to our commercial functions, you will use your analytical skills and commercial acumen to influence stakeholders in financial and business decision making. You will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our business objectives through the provision and interpretation of key commercial management information.
As a Commercial Accountant within Kerry Foods, you will work within the Performance, Insights & Analysis team – a team made up of Commercial Accountants and Analysts, whilst being aligned to business partner our GB Branded business commercial functions.
Responsibilities in the role: Be a core member of cross functional Growth Teams, in pursuit of delivering in year targets and seeking out new opportunities for growthWork collaboratively with commercial and operational teams to develop business cases and model scenarios, such as building innovation P&Ls, exploring new promotional mechanics and evaluating the impact of commodity pricingPartner with Account Managers in building annual customer joint business plans, exploring opportunities to grow our business and ensuring we deliver against our business strategy Demonstrate bold curiosity by identifying trends and proactively presenting key findings and recommendations to the commercial teamsTake ownership for providing month-end variance analysis, outlining emerging trends or issues and sharing actionable insightsTake a lead in delivering robust and accurate financial forecasts, identifying risks & opportunities and presenting forecasted outlook to senior stakeholders and wider commercial teamsPartner with commercial stakeholders to review promotional performance, analysing the return on investment and effectiveness of our trade spend investments and challenging sales teams to optimise future promotional plansContinuously identify opportunities to streamline and improve efficiency of our financial processes and seek ways to add more valueShow real passion, energy and excitement for growing our brands, developing our categories and identifying opportunities against new and emerging food trends.
Functional Excellence: Living the Kerry Values everydayAbility to engage & influence a broad range of stakeholdersMaintain a high degree of relevant business knowledgeContinually develop cross-functional networkPromote and embrace a culture of continuous improvementDevelop best in class processes and systemsOwnership for personal development
Your Profile: Commercial Business Partnering experience in a similar role is a must.Qualified (or Part Qualified) Accountant with a CIMA or ACCA professional qualificationStrong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate professionally to all levels and functions of an organizationExperience in a manufacturing environment is preferableExcellent time management and organizational skillsAbility to work as part of a team environmentProficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
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