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Kellogg Associate Finance Manager - Supply Chain in Kentwood, Michigan

Associate Finance Manager – Supply Chain

In the role of Associate Manager, Supply Chain Finance , you will support daily operations for the North American manufacturing plants, supply chain finance, and GBS functions by generating financial models and performing complex analyses. We are looking for you to have a mindset of innovation as you will identify areas for standardization and continuous improvement. You will manage a subset of GBS Plant Finance and lead your team to work cross-functionally with Finance and business partners to help en sure that service level agreements (SLA’s) are met. Bring your collaborative spirit as you will maintain key relationships with Finance Managers and Directors. We play to win! And with your owner’s mindset, passion for excellence, strong work ethic, and hunger to make a difference - we’re positive you’ll fit right in.

At GBS, our focus is on improving processes, saving the company time and money, and supporting our global Kellogg regions! Plan on getting recognized and rewarded for your hard work. With multiple work streams and teams to collaborate with and learn about, your opportunity for growth is endless!

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

  • Budgeting, Forecasting, and Execution – You’ll be accountable to follow a standardized approach to high-value activities (e.g. planning), performing financial analysis, and Excel modeling. You’ll be responsible for product standard development, forecast generation, and working with the business to review budget and forecast outputs. Bring your eye for detail and accuracy as you’ll monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance. You’ll be instrumental in identifying process improvement and standardization opportunities.

  • Decision Support – Bring your analytical talent to develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives. You’ll be accountable to analyze medium to complex financial information and report to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes. You’ll be relied upon to explain deviations between actual vs. expected financial results. You will be taking on an owner’s mindset by independently analyzing proposed projects or initiatives to ascertain if they are financially justified. In addition, you’ll provide ad hoc support to identifying areas where we can standardize processes and develop better ones!

  • Leadership – Bring your talent to coach and develop others as you will be responsible to lead a team of finance professionals to ensure that the overall delivery of services to the North American business is within agreed-upon KPIs and SLA’s. Bring your recipe to motivate employees to create a winning culture and consistently deliver results. You’ll enjoy collaborating to solve problems!

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field with related experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and deep Excel skills

  • Strong collaboration and customer service skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making, and communication skills and detail orientation

  • Proficient Knowledge of ERP systems

    Bonus Points:

  • Experience with SAP

  • Experience managing a virtual team

    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:

  • Kellogg K-Values (https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/our-company.html)

  • Benefits Guide

    THE FINER PRINT

    Travel for this role is 10%.

    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.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

    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 (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf) .

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

    LET’S CREATE THE FUTURE OF FOOD

    Kellogg Recruitment

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