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Pricing Analyst/Specialist (Entry level/Experienced)

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Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Johor Bahru, 01, MY

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 27363
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI

 

Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.

 

Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

About the role

Work Location: Kuala Lumpur or Johor Bahru, Malaysia (Work from Home for the time being)

Reporting To: APMEA Pricing CoE Manager

The Pricing Analyst/Specialist role will be a part of our APMEA Pricing Centre of Excellence (CoE), reporting to the APMEA Pricing CoE Manager. This role will be responsible for end-to-end pricing/ product costing for customers and safeguarding our margin management principles in the APMEA region, ensuring that all Kerry products are priced accurately according to our set guidelines.

The Pricing Analyst/ Specialist role will require a strong understanding of Kerry products and its cost drivers, be a subject-matter-expert on Kerry’s pricing process and systems and a strong connector to the relevant Finance teams and critical cross-function stakeholders in Sales, Procurement and Supply Chain. The person in this role will have to demonstrate strong communication, detail & systems orientation, with a high sense of urgency and accountability.

Key responsibilities

Strategic Activities

  • Manage end-to-end pricing strategy and process for all customers
  • Active contributor to the annual pricing process
  • Support the Strategic Price Margin & Management (PMM) Leads as needed
  • Process enablement through supporting the design and embedding of the CoE operating model system enhancements (SFDC, Vendavo etc)
  • Support any Pricing CoE projects in the future

Core Activities

  • Management of unpriced orders in SAP
  • Intercompany pricing and contract management
  • Costing and Master Data Management for Vendavo and Optiva systems.
  • Support for system roll-Out (parallel testing etc).
  • Maintenance of customer pricing contracts.
  • Assist & support the AR department in the resolution of pricing disputes.
  • Rebate management (agreement setup, accruals and journals etc).
  • Audit enquiry & governance support annually

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Finance or Management Accounting 
  • Pricing Analyst will be fresh graduate or with less than 1 year working/ internship experience who is able to demonstrate a keen interest in a fast-paced commercial/ manufacturing environment

OR

  • Pricing Specialist will have at least 3 years finance/ accounting experiences and relevant Pricing and Margin Management/ Product Costing experience is highly preferred within a commercial or manufacturing environment 
  • SAP or another ERP system experience will be an added advantage
  • Project Management skills and/or experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (advance Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • A team player and a relationship builder with strong communications skills to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail is critical
  • Comfortable with autonomy and proactive in approach 
  • Results/solutions driven and able to challenges status quo and drives improvement
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Focus on improvement and standardization of processes
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and adapt to dynamic work environment

 
Application Process:

  • Ensure your CV is up-to-date and highlights clearly those areas that support your suitability
  • Phone interview with Recruiter
  • Shortlisted candidates will have 2 rounds of Video interviews