Kellogg Sales Finance Analyst in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

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.

Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.

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.

Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart.

Grow with us as our Finance Analyst for Sales, based in our UK Headquarters in Manchester. As Finance Analyst you will be accountable for ensuring trade spend is accurately recorded and controlled across the relevant national accounts. You will gain great exposure by providing Insight & Analysis into account performance to drive sustainable growth. At the same time as providing full support to the Sales Finance Manager with key sales processes, control, reporting requirements and ad hoc analysis.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

As Finance Analyst, you will be part of our success by:

  • Managing Off Invoice Allowances, EDLP Funding and truing up trade provisions to actual promo performance, ensuring allocation of these are posted through KTIE (Kellogg’s Trade Investment Effectiveness) system in the correct period

  • Working with the Deductions team to manage the above; along with ensuring invoice queries are dealt with promptly and are kept to a minimum

  • Handling day-to-day requests from account team relating to promotional activities

  • Ensuring shopper promotions and retro contracts are set up and confirmed in timely manner and to control standard

  • Maintaining an efficient S404 filing system for the account teams to enable efficient retrieval of information & records

  • Managing the review process of current and prior year accruals, highlighting risks and opportunities to Sales Finance Manager.

  • Analyzing the month end results and outlook forecasts through truing-up process

  • Maintaining margin master (master data of active products and corresponding financials) to ensure promotional scenario planning is accurate.

  • Working with national accounts to validate Off-Invoice discount set up.

  • Ad hoc account specific support

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

At Kellogg Company, we place a huge emphasis on recruiting the best people to help grow our business and build on our success. As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Finance, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • Educated to Degree Level

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within tight deadlines in a demanding sales environment

  • Experience of working within a team environment

  • Proven record of demonstrating initiative & delivering results

  • Working towards an accounting qualification (ACCA, AAT, ACA, CIMA)

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

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

If you experience any difficulty when applying 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.

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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: Sales Finance Analyst

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: FIN002800

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 25, 2018, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No