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Date:  Nov 4, 2022
Job Req ID:  11078
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Associate Director of Finance

Description: 

As the Associate Finance Director in Manufacturing Finance you will be the Finance lead for the Salty plants network which comprises 4 manufacturing facilities. This role directly partnered with the Salty VP to drive optimization of the manufacturing network, achieve superior plant performance and realize sustainable year-over-year cost savings. Further providing your VP with timely, relevant, and actionable analysis of platform performance, lead monthly and quarterly plant performance analysis and hold the plants accountable for achieving their financial commitments.

 

This role could be located in Michigan, Illinois or Ohio!

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

  • Offering Business Insights – Interact with leadership to provide financial guidance around customer reports, analytics, forecasts, strategic plans, and targets.
  • Providing Decision Support – Review and approve analysis, provide guidance and recommendations that are used for business decisions and strategy development.
  • Spearheading Budgeting and Forecasting – Lead the planning and forecasting process and related activities, along with coordinating execution across teams and functions.
  • Leading People Management & Development – Oversee, motivate, and develop teams by setting the group and individual key performance measures that align with objectives.
  • Introducing Simplification and Automation – Identify opportunities to upgrade tools and standardize processes to continuously increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Investing in Personal Career Development – Participate in functional or career development training to increase knowledge and skills.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business-related field
  • Progressive experience in the Finance field
  • Strong decision-making, business partnering, and communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to collaborate and influence
  • Analytical experience with proven ability to forecast
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Consumer Packages Goods Experience is a plus

 

WHAT’S NEXT

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

 

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

 

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position. 

 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

 

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

 

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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