Kellogg Sales Finance Advisor (with Italian) in BUCHAREST, Romania

At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties and Corn Flakes.

Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. In 2014, we started an exciting transformation journey towards Global Business Services. GBS is a new global function at Kellogg that is helping to drive growth by simplifying work and innovating processes so that our Kellogg team worldwide can focus on making and selling great food. Our GBS Service Centre for Europe is located at Floreasca Business Centre (adjacent to Aurel Vlaicu Metro) and now we want you to join us as we continue our growth in Romania. You will be accountable for ensuring trade spend is accurately recorded and controlled across the relevant national accounts, fully supporting the Sales Finance Manager with key sales processes and control and reporting requirements, K-TIE requests and ad hoc analysis. In addition, you will be providing insight and analysis on account performance to drive sustainable growth.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

  • Responsible for preparing and checking that trade spend is correctly recorded in the relevant accounts on an ongoing basis, with specific emphasis on the correct position being reported at month end;

  • Responsible for the monthly production and explanation of trade liability and balance sheet reporting to Senior Finance Analyst;

  • Support Sales Finance Manager in producing Account Level Trade walks for Month-end and Outlook processes, to develop a clear and concise understanding of the Trade line;

  • Evaluate promotional requests from the account teams. Work with national accounts to ensure correct preparation of Scenario Planning & Sales Deals Sheets for promotions;

  • Ensure Promotional Review Forms (PRF’s) are completed within agreed timeframes and to control standard;

  • Work with Sales/Deductions to focus on key risks highlighted on trade at risk report, this includes working to reduce aged invalid deductions, off invoice errors and unapproved promotions;

  • Maintain and Issue Standard Reports for the Sales Teams.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

Essential

  • University Degree in Finance/Business-Related field +2/3 years of related work experience;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Access and deep Excel skills;

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills and attention to detail;

  • Takes ownership for his/her own work and actively seeks for improvement opportunities;

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, cross functional environment with tight turnaround times for deliverables;

  • Travel mobility required;

  • Fluent English- verbal and written.

Preferred

  • Proficient knowledge of ERP and other financial planning systems (e.g. SAP);

  • Knowledge of Anaplan would be an advantage;

  • Experience of working effectively in a virtual/multi-cultural team environment;

  • Experience of working in a Commercial environment preferably for an FMCG.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Moderate travel is required to location that you are assigned to work with, mobility is a key for future career development.

The incumbent must be able to adapt to a changing environment with varying workload levels while accomplishing daily work, meeting deadlines and managing unexpected, urgent requests and issues.

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact myHR@kellogg.com .

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

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The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Sales Finance Advisor (with Italian)

Location: RO-Bucharest

Requisition ID: FIN002312

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2017, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No