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Date:  Jul 20, 2022
Job Req ID:  9439
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Naperville

Title:  Senior Financial Analyst - Away from Home - Financial Planning & Analysis

Description: 

As a Senior Financial Analyst at Kellogg’s you’ll be responsible for aggregating transactional data, conducting financial analyses (risk and opportunity focused) and providing recommendations at budget time to support the Away from Home Business. You will serve as a key team member on monthly business reporting and analyses, working with cross-functional partners to solve business needs and various ad hoc analyses and support.  You will assist with Period Close responsibilities with support from our Global support team. You will flex your analytical skillset and leverage your people skills to create and maintain our budget modeling based on Channel Director inputs and feedback.  You will also use your keen eye for process improvement to advise and recommend process refinements to create better efficiencies and complete our quarterly SOX testing.  

 

Working out of our vibrant Naperville, IL office, using your can-do, go-getter attitude, you’ll meet deadlines, and new people—engaging with multiple levels of personnel throughout our company to get the job done. Together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company, and your career. 

 

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

  • Complex Analysis – In this role you’ll have a firm focus on performing complex analysis as well as generating models to support various business initiatives, you will evaluate actual expense at a transactional level and compare them to historical data and accruals to assess trends, provide a solid estimate for forward looking months and recommend growth opportunities. At each month close we will rely on your expertise to provide commentary regarding performance. You will be involved with the explanation of deviations between actual vs. expected results.   We’re looking for an organized, forward thinker  who has a passion for data and analytics – we want to bring out the tiger in you!
  • Continuous Improvement – With an owner’s mindset, you’ll identify areas where we can standardize processes and develop better ones to improve the efficiency and value of our team.  Our success is shaped by you.
  • Partnerships –We believe in collaboration!  You’ll interact with other Finance team members, Sales, Portfolio Marketing, Supply Chain, Commercial Strategy, and other business partners to help ensure we are meeting expectations, lead collaborative, all-inclusive strategic meetings where you will be the key lead to deliver the financial story to the leadership team and help make right business decisions. We value your insights and will look to you to provide strategic, analytical, and problem-solving support, along with presenting your findings and recommendations. 

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance/Accounting related field and/or significant related work experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical, decision making, and communication skills
  • High level of organization skills and time management
  • Experience with SAP-specific financial planning systems is highly preferred
  • Pivots and large data manipulation ability
  • Experience with Anaplan is highly preferred

 

WHAT’S NEXT

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on the links below: 

 

 

 

THE FINER PRINT

Extended working hours during peak planning weeks. No Travel required.

 

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.

 

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

 

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: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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