Kellogg Plant Finance Manager - 12 Months Maternity Cover in WREXHAM, United States

At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties, Special K and Corn Flakes.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Supply Chain Finance Manager based from Portable Foods in the Wrexham Plant. This role is a key member of the Plant Leadership Team providing direction and sponsorship to enable the delivery of Plant wide objectives. Reporting to the Plant Director, with dotted line functional reporting to European Snacks Supply Chain Finance lead, the main role will be to lead all the Plant accounting functions together with co-ordinating a wide variety of accounting and statistical data, reports and initiatives. The role is also responsible for driving and promoting a culture and belief in zero incidents.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

Your principal duties and responsibilities will include:

  • SAP Champion for the Plant

  • Continuously improve reporting tools to provide visibility into operational issues

  • Ensure the integrity of the financial statements and the accuracy of information

  • Enforce internal control and accounting policies

  • Provide strategic direction to the operations to improve plant performance with particular emphasis on cost control and savings projects.

  • Direct compilation of annual budgets, monthly operations review, month end and other operations related financial information

  • Deliver the annual cost savings target and the operations Profit & Loss. Train, select and retain talented finance people

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Supply Chain to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • Educated to degree level with a relevant professional Accounting qualification

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing accounting, planning and costing

  • Expertise in US GAAP and practical application is required

  • Experience of SAP end to end business processes

  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Excellent analytical, organisational, interpersonal, communication, presentation, coaching, leadership and people management skills

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

This role may require flexibility to work outside the core working time due to continuous shift working operation.

This role may require travel to other Kellogg locations therefore a full driving license is desirable.

The proposed start date for this role would be early October 2017

If you experience any difficulty when applying or require any further information please contact myHR@kellogg.com

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

If you would like to be immediately notified of new Kellogg's opportunities, please go to ‘Create or access my profile’ and complete the information required in the ‘Job Alerts’ section. You will then receive email alerts as soon as new jobs are advertised.

The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Plant Finance Manager - 12 Months Maternity Cover

Location: UK-North Wales-Wrexham

Requisition ID: FIN002337

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 25, 2017, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No