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Date:  Jul 22, 2022
Job Req ID:  9518
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney

Title:  Finance Analyst - Marketing

Description: 

We are proud to represent Kellogg’s. With iconic brands that have been part of the lives of generations, we’re excited to be part of creating better days for people and communities around the world.

 

We are a global powerhouse in cereals and snacks and we make some of New Zealand’s favourite foods.  Our iconic brands include Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops (cereals), LCMs, and Pringles (snacks).  We continue to innovate and stay close to our customers to remain on top of the game!  


The role of Finance Analyst – Marketing works closely with our team of talented Marketers who have end-to-end ownership of marketing campaigns and running unique programs for the local Australian market.  You will provide this team with valuable financial insights and analysis to support them in achieving their goals and objectives.


This is a 12-month fixed term contract covering maternity leave – through until end of June 2023 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide monthly A&P reporting to marketing team and director, including visibility to any phasing or brand shifts, YTD and full year view.
  • Process improvements to improve Advertising & Promotion (A&P) planning, accounting and reporting efficiency.
  • Partner with the Brand Managers, Marketing Leadership Team (MLT) and Marketing Director to ensure delivery of A&P spend within annual budget & meeting their financial challenges as well as providing insight/reporting to manage their spend
  • Provide financial support to Snacks marketing team and work on business cases and P/L to drive profitability.
  • Drive monthly Snacks Brand P&L deep dive, including in market performance review, insights, and drive actions for top line and profitability improvement.
  • Ownership of month-end close process
  • Ensure compliance within accounting standards regarding all A&P accruals. Key contact for external Auditors and SOX testing.   

 

Skills, experience & attributes sought:

  • Business degree in Accounting, coupled with either CA or CPA
  • Previous experience in a commercial finance/marketing partnering role, ideally from an FMCG environment
  • To excel in this role you will need strong communication, negotiation & influencing skills
  • Strong ability to build relationships and partner with the business to drive results
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment – often with competing priorities so being able to manage them all effectively
  • Experience with SAP is advantageous, along with Microsoft office including Excel    

 

Benefits, culture & company:
We’re a company that makes great food and we hire great people!  
Since first establishing in Australia in 1924, we have grown as an organisation and whilst our range of products has expanded our over-arching goal is still the same, to nourish with our foods.   
Our K values (integrity & respect, accountability, passion, simplicity, success and humility and hunger) shape our Kellogg culture and guide the way the business is run.
We offer our employees competitive salaries including performance related bonuses and incentives, free on-site car parking, a focus on work/life balance and we enjoy half day Fridays!  As an individual you can grow and develop your career with the support of your Manager and development programs.  The benefit of a global organization is you can take your career off-shore.
Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

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.

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