Kellogg Marketing Investment Analyst in BUCHAREST, Romania

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 and Corn Flakes.

Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. In 2014, we started an exciting transformation journey towards Global Business Services. GBS is a new global function at Kellogg that is helping to drive growth by simplifying work and innovating processes so that our Kellogg team worldwide can focus on making and selling great food. Our GBS Service Centre for Europe is located at Floreasca Business Centre (adjacent to Aurel Vlaicu Metro) and now we want you to join us as we continue our growth in Romania. The key purpose of this role is to control and manage the central A&P investment; working with Brand managers to ensure the financial integrity of the BB spends for both Cereal & Snacks.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

  • Control and management of central A&P Investment [all lines not covered by M&MOPs finance – POS, agency, non-working media] for the Cereal & Snacks BU, including Actuals, Forecasting, Budget Planning, Risks & Opportunities;

  • Conduct reviews with Brand managers, update A&P trackers, obtain sign-offs and manage system loads and reconciliations within the accounting Policies;

  • Ensure a high level of control on the overall process, managing s404 deliverables (for KETL and KEPI);

  • Actively managing relevant balance sheet accounts to ensure items are not overly aged & are actioned;

  • Support the Hyperion Planning and HFM systems, working with Corporate Planning, Corporate Reporting, and Europe IT as necessary. Manage the integrity of the database through frequent reconciliations;

  • Drive continuous improvement across relevant processes;

  • Work on A&P Special projects and ad hoc analysis, as required.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

Essential

  • University Degree in Finance/Business-Related field +2/3 years of related work experience;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Access and deep Excel skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills and attention to detail;

  • Takes ownership for his/her own work and actively seeks for improvement opportunities;

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, cross functional environment with tight turnaround times for deliverables;

  • Travel mobility required;

  • Fluent English- verbal and written.

Preferred

  • Proficient knowledge of ERP and other financial planning systems (e.g. SAP);

  • Knowledge of Anaplan would be an advantage;

  • Experience of working effectively in a virtual/multi-cultural team environment;

  • Experience of working in a Commercial environment preferably for an FMCG.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

May be required to work an alternative schedule to support different time zones

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

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Title: Marketing Investment Analyst

Location: RO-Bucharest-Bucharest

Requisition ID: FIN002922

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 4, 2018, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No