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Date:  Mar 14, 2023
Job Req ID:  12486
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Senior Finance Analyst - Sales


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.  Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance the role of Senior Finance Analyst has arisen due to an internal promotion.  The role works closely with our sales team,  providing them with valuable financial insights & analysis to support them in achieving their goals and targets.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • In partnership with the Head of Commercial Finance, support daily commercial decision making with the Sales group with a focus on business plans, trade spend analysis, SKU rationalisation initiatives, profitability analysis on various initiatives and any ad-hoc projects
  • Facilitate the month-end close process, ensuring the accuracy and timely close of net sales for the ANZ business
  • Lead the weekly sales call from a Finance perspective to identify potential risks with the team and work through mitigation plans to deliver commitment to the business. 
  • Assist Finance Analyst with month-end reporting, variance analysis and commentary for regional reporting
  • Participate and present in monthly demand review and gap meeting cycles to understand the ANZ sales forecast across the portfolio, identify risk and opportunities along with gap closures to mitigate any impacts the P&L. 
  • Provide financial guidance and support to the Sales director and the customer teams during annual budget planning & customer target setting process including value-added analysis for the broader sales team. 
  • Review and evaluate pricing initiatives, alternative trade-spend strategies and investment opportunities 
  • Work closely with Sales team to provide financial and commercial support during the annual budget planning process
  • Overview and control of Sales team overhead spend within annual budget and meeting their financial challenges as well as providing insight and reporting to manage their spend 
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards regarding all trade accruals and be a key contact for Auditors & SOX testing  


Skills, experience & attributes sought:

  • Business degree in Accounting, coupled with either CA, CPA or CIMA qualifications
  • 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
  • Previous experience in a commercial finance/sales partnering, ideally from an FMCG environment
  • 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 for office days and half day Fridays year-round!  We are flexible in our approach to flex’ which means we’re not determining which or how many days you are in the office or at home, it’s about what works best for you & your functional team.  Our well-being benefits are varied with offerings to suit everybody at every stage in your life – they include a well-being allowance and 2 x ‘Being at your best days’ annually – which are two days of leave to focus on your well-being. 
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 (Aust) Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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