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Commercial Finance Manager

Requisition ID 31965
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function General Management/Senior Executive 
Recruiter #LI-LS2
Posting Type LI


Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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.

Where you´ll work

Our Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through our Kerry Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.

What you´ll do

This role focuses on business leader support, financial and risk management and margin optimization

• Forecasting, Budgeting and Monthly group Reporting.
• Pricing and margin management.
• Manage the price quote process.
• Understand market trends, dynamics and assess impact on Business and recommend actions that lead to profitable growth.
• Support/lead cross functional projects
• Risk management- Forex, commodity/Raw material etc.
• Manage and report on appropriate Business KPI's.
• Support executive and leadership group in strategic endeavors including acquisitions.
The candidate is expected to eventually succeed as Director Finance.

What you´ll need to be successful

  • 12-14 years’ experience in industry/practice especially within a commercial environment.
  • CPA/Chartered Accountant will be preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills with the ability to build and present scenarios, fact-based analysis to support decision making
  • Has experience in Business Financial modelling 
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
  • Analytical and numerate with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ambition to advance within the organization to a senior finance role.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships – e.g. Sales Team, Integrated operations and senior management team.

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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .  

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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