Kerry Group

Performance Management Finance Manager

Recruiter
Kerry Group
Location
Kuala-Lumpur
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
07 Sep 2021
Closes
01 Oct 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

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

This role will be under the Central Operations Finance Function and based in our shared services - KGBS in KL or Johor Bahru. The role reports to the Operations Finance Director APMEA.
The key function of the role is leading performance management within the region for all countries and plants on KPI Targets Setting, Performance Analysis, Budgeting & Forecasting, and other Operation Efficiency improvement projects and to support the business operations in providing trend analysis and benchmarking to identify areas for opportunities within and outside the regions.

Key responsibilities

  • To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative methodology for the KPI reporting.
  • To compile and analyse monthly operations performance against key business metrics and provide comprehensive information for management review and decision making.
  • To coordinate with plants’ finance to ensure monthly key performance indicators are calculated and presented in consistent and accurate manner.
  • To prepare, manage and review plant performance results presented to the management.
  • To lead continuous improvement projects for the region.
  • To responsible for the projection and budget operation results.
  • To perform other ad-hoc duties that might be assign from time to time.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree or professional certificate in Accountancy / Finance.
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required; familiarity with data query/data management tools extremely helpful (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access, SQL, Business Objects).
  • Knowledge of ERP, ideally SAP and SAP BW reporting, and related data analysis tools are an added advantage.
  • Exposure to manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with different areas to guarantee performance improvement of the plants.
  • Excellent business judgment, analytical, presentation capabilities and decision-making skills.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise.

Competencies Required:

  • Analytical and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to synthesize large quantities of complex data into actionable information.
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with senior-level business partners.
  • Good communication in spoken and written English.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Discipline and positive attitude.

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

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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