Kellogg Finance Director, Overhead Strategy & Planning in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Discover your potential at Kellogg Company as a Director, Finance. Help us by providing financial insights and guidance to Senior Leadership to drive decisions to maximize the delivery of short-term and long-term financial strategies.

If you have a passion for managing a team of Finance professionals and a vision to drive value and take proactive actions to minimize risks and optimize opportunities, we want you to join us. Want to hear more?

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

  • Direct Business Partnering : You’ll be partnering with senior level executives on overhead and resource strategic planning and execution, serving as the primary point of contact for Finance matters within area of overhead and resource planning, and crafting and providing financial insights to Cost Category owners and Region/Business Unit CFO

  • Budgeting/Forecasting/Actual Execution : You’ll be leading the development and ownership of consistent planning, budgeting and reporting processes across KNA/Corporate, leading profit accountability focus by creating plans, measuring performance against P&L objectives, developing consistency in financial analyses filtered through common practices in across KNA/Corporate to support improved business decisions in the area of overhead and resource management, and owning the responsibility for the delivery of financial performance objectives for a specific area

  • Decision Support : You’ll be driving continued focus on ZBB principles across company to drive prioritization of spend and identify hunting grounds to drive improved resource utilization, evaluating the business' operating results and recommends strategies for improvement, providing complex financial insights, guidance and direction for VP and SVP roles across functions and business units using data provided by less senior roles and interpreting major trends & financial performance for internal & external audiences and preparing / delivering recommendations to senior leaders

  • Administrative Activities : You’ll be identifying opportunities to upgrade tools, and standardize processes to increase efficiency continuously, ensuring execution/completion of projects, key due dates, identification of opportunities and risks, and financial metrics, and ensuring project financials are in conformance with GAAP and company accounting policy

  • Personal Career Development : You’ll be participating in functional or career development training to increase knowledge and skills and pursuing developmental opportunities

  • People Performance Management : You’ll be leading, motivating, and developing teams by setting group and individual key performance measures that align with Finance and BU objectives and individual development plans and recognizing and rewarding performance appropriately

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance/Business-Related field

  • Extensive related work experience

  • Substantial Management experience

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

  • Must have strong PC skills with an emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Bonus Points :

  • Master’s Degree in a Finance/Business-Related field

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

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 one of the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

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 at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Finance Director, Overhead Strategy & Planning

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: FIN002804

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Ongoing

Relocation Assistance: Yes