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Date:  Jul 30, 2022
Job Req ID:  8104
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney

Title:  Sales Finance Analyst

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!  


Our Sales Team works across the major grocery outlets to drive the sales and market share of our breakfast cereals and snacks brands.  The role of Sales Finance Analyst partners with the sales team to provide valuable financial insights & analysis to support them in achieving their goals and targets.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Demand & sales planning cycle – coordinate with the Sales and Demand Planning teams for the planning process, ensuring timelines are met and accuracy of data is tested
  • Lead the weekly sales call meeting/reporting to identify potential risks with the team and work through mitigation plans to deliver commitment to the business
  • Ensure adherence to the promotional spend budget, providing bi-weekly trade accrual reporting to the sales team and review of open/aged accruals.
  • Partner with the Sales and Insights & Planning Directors to ensure delivery of overhead spend within annual budget & meeting their financial challenges as well as providing insight/reporting to manage their spend
  • Partnering with the Specialty team to build accurate P&Ls to ensure internal margins are met for signoff/approval from the Leadership team
  • Ownership of month-end close process
  • Ensure compliance within accounting standards regarding all trade accruals. Key contact for external Auditors and SOX testing.   

 

You could be first mover from a Chartered environment or have some previous commercial experience and excited by a career in the FMCG industry with a global organisation. 
We’re looking for a candidate who is degree qualified in Accounting/Finance and either CA or CPA qualified.  You will need a strong ability to build relationships and partner with the business to drive results – so strong written & verbal communication skills with well developed negotiation and influencing abilities. Our industry if Fast-Moving-Consumer-Goods for a reason, it’s fast-paced so someone who enjoys this pace and can juggle competing priorities effectively. Previous experience using SAP is  advantageous, strong Excel skills and experience is a given in this type of role.    

 

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 for those days in the office and a focus on work/life balance and well-being for every stage in your life, oh and we enjoy half day Fridays year round!  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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