• Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Beloit
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  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


    Leading to better


    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


    Leading to better, together. 


    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    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.



    Description and Responsibilities

    Job Description

    This position reports to the Commercial Finance Director – Front Office. This role is a finance business partner to the front office functions. This role also involves analysis for and presentations to executive management and the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, enjoy challenging face to face meetings with the ability to win trust, confidence and build relationships.



    • Analysis of data to understand key business drivers and trends to identify, action and implement solutions to improve business growth
    • Collaborate with functional and business stakeholders across regions to establish and evolve KPI’s to measure success of initiatives
    • Provide standardized monthly commercial effectiveness, profit improvement program and commodity risk management reports in an accurate and timely manner to the business stakeholders and senior management
    • Identify continuous improvement opportunities within the front office functions and driving the implementation of these with the appropriate project managers
    • Drive data alignment and accuracy across all commercial systems
    • Support the annual target setting process for the front office
    • Attending business stage gate meetings and adding value through gaining knowledge of Kerry’s products and customers
    • Lead profit improvement program reviews and support ideation sessions to increase product profitability
    • Support and participate in cross functional business and procurement meetings to review commodity market fundamentals and agree future purchasing strategies.









    • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in accounting/finance/business or related area
    • 3 – 5 years of professional experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate effectively to all levels and functions of an organization
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Analytical with strong business acumen and the ability to transform data into actionable business insights
    • Strong planning, organizing and project management skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Visual Basic skills, a plus
    • Proficiency working with ERP systems, business intelligence systems, CRM systems


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