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Date:  Jan 6, 2023
Job Req ID:  11886
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Jackson
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Plant Controller

Description: 

As the Plant Controller you will ensure Kellogg’s financial viability while partaking in daily direction setting at our Jackson, TN plant!  Each day you will be part of the leadership team, making financial decisions, reviewing performance and actively providing direction to your finance team.  To be successful, you will bring your analytical and financial skills to help the plant achieve success by meeting its goals and being a reliable and viable facility. Bonus points if you have MBA or Masters’ Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or experience in Supply Chain. Relocation available.

 

At Kellogg, we’re a company that can nourish your career as well as your appetite.  We want you to bring your unique flavor to our Jackson plant where we are proud to produce Pringles, Kellogg Cracker, and Cheez-It brands. Our culture boasts a strong safety record, a high level of accountability, and great developmental opportunities. Join us in Jackson to add some flavor to your career!"

 

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

  • Manage financial performance – You will look at performance vs. budgets and forecasts, to include analysis of results around key drivers, with a focus on leading continuous improvement. 
  • Developing Strategy – You will be a part of the leadership team to deploy KWS strategic methods and leading initiatives within the Center of Excellence.
  • Identifying Cost Savings – You will be responsible for developing the cost savings pipeline by working with the operations team to identify opportunities in reductions of financial standards.
  • Financial Close Cycle – You will manage the financial close cycle along with the development of accurate operating expenses and balance sheet accounts. 
  • Drive the annual budget – Drive the budget for the plant, develop overhead, standards, Operating P & L impacts and cash flow.
  • Be part of the leadership team – You will be a member of the Senior Leadership team where you’ll have the opportunity to set direction and guidance with the objective to meet Plant initiatives and goals.  Plus, you’ll provide guidance and coaching of personnel outside of the finance team.
  • Financial and Inventory Compliance – in compliance with Kellogg Company’s corporate accounting policies and general accepted accounting principles (GAAP), through instilling a discipline that drives sound internal controls and adherence to policies and procedures.  You will be the primary contact for the internal and external audits.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and significant Finance and managerial experience 
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong leadership and communication skills 
  • Knowledge of standard cost systems, cost analysis, and general accounting procedures and controls 
  • Candidates must become familiar with plant operations by going out to the manufacturing production areas to better understand operating processes

 

 

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.

 

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

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: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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