Finance Manager, Procurement
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Leading to better.
Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!
Leading to better, together.
Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
Empowering our people
Promoting diverse thinking
Investing in innovation
Acting on sustainability
Embracing our differences
Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Description and Responsibilities
The Finance Manager will be responsible for leading, directing, preparing, analyzing and governing activities that support the procurement function in delivering business expectations.
Prepares, analyzes, and monitors reporting on contracted spend, expiring contracts, purchase price variances, commitments, productivity, rebates, diversity spend, acquisitions, freight and claims at various frequencies.
Directs rebate cash applications, prepares and posts rebate journal entries, and reconciles the associated general ledger accounts.
Designs, implements, monitors and leads activities to ensure procurement reporting systems meet company requirements and have a high degree of data integrity.
Leads process capability initiatives and continuous improvement projects.
Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the annual raw material budget process, bimonthly projections and monthly market files.
Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems and procedures.
A minimum of 5-8 years of related accounting experience with an impressive track record of accomplishments and continuous improvements in accounting.
Experience with MAPICS/SAP (ERP system) is beneficial.
Bachelorâ€™s degree is required (Accounting preferred).
Fluent in English, Spanish is a plus.
Efficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.