Kerry Group

SAP Material Ledger Accountant

Kerry Group
Not disclosed
11 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

SAP Material Ledger Accountant

Kerry Global Business Services (GBS) is an integral enabler of Kerry’s vision to be our Customer’s most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition.

There are five key elements of our success:

  • We are a key enabler for Kerry’s vision – we enable the business, by making it easier for everyone to deliver, to allow a focus on commercial excellence.
  • We focus on continuous excellence – we apply continuous excellence to everything we do, eliminating waste and optimising our services across functions.
  • We purposefully manage and develop talent – we attract and nurture talent to deliver innovative, digital business solutions and services.
  • We are anchored in our operating model – through our scalable platform, we support Kerry’s strategic growth objectives.
  • We win together as true partners – we unlock value by providing best in class solutions and services across all of Kerry.

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

Supporting Commercial finance with stock and cost of sales valuation queries:

  • 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 with other language capability (like French and Portuguese) as advantage

Technical Competencies

  • 3+ years general SAP experience of which 2+ years should be experience of material ledger control.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

Personal Competencies

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills on technical and business issues
  • Well organized and skilled at prioritising
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills within a team environment
  • 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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