Kellogg Manager, GBS Procure to Pay and Global Accounts Payable in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Lead with us! In the role of Manager, GBS Procure to Pay (PTP) & Global Accounts Payable, you will be a critical part of the Kellogg Company’s success! As part of the great Kellogg community at our Global Business Services (GBS) location, you will be empowered to influence and drive real change. As a key member of the Grand Rapids KNA GBS Shared Service Center leadership team and business process owner, you’ll be accountable to lead, direct and develop a team of finance professionals to deliver to service levels and manage the business process outsourcing (BPO) partners to ensure that overall PTP deliverables are met. In this global role you will interact and drive best practices for Grand Rapids PTP, Bucharest PTP, KLASS PTP and BPO PTP. Bring your hunger for success, as you’ll be relied upon for enhancing process activities and components across the enterprise both inside of GBS and in the corporate functions and business units. Along with building and maintaining relationships within GBS and its customers, this role will collaborate with the GBS Delivery Teams to identify and implement leading practices to standardize processes within Accounts Payable and across service centers and the enterprise. Hope you enjoy a challenge, as you’ll be helping to create and sustain a culture of high productivity and engagement to ensure high performance and highly satisfied stakeholders.

At Kellogg, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win! You’ll be able to enjoy collaborating across teams in our open-concept office environment. At GBS, our focus in on improving processes, saving the company time and money, and supporting Kellogg North America. Bring your owner’s mindset, drive for success, and passion for excellence - you’ll fit right in Hope you have a hunger for more – as your opportunity for growth is endless!

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

  • Leadership: You will be a part of the Grand Rapids GBS Service Center leadership team and will be accountable for helping to create and sustain a culture of high productivity and engagement to ensure high performance and highly satisfied stakeholders. You’ll be counted upon to lead and develop a highly motivated and agile Procure to Pay team, support a service oriented culture; to make the Kellogg GBS Center a career destination of choice.

  • Operations: Bring your technical acumen to provide subject matter expertise and provide an environment for the PTP team to achieve and sustain best practices in effectiveness, quality service and efficiency within a strong internal control framework which covers end to end PTP service through the BPO, the Service Center and the broader Kellogg organization. You’ll be accountable for driving innovation in the process by continually benchmarking against leading practices and establishing ongoing initiatives to enhance capability and efficiency. You’ll be instrumental in driving continuous improvement for the end-to-end payable process across GBS and with the BPO. Bring your passion for excellence, as you’ll lead the development of consistent end to end process KPIs and targets (within payables) and across global delivery centers.

  • Innovation: Bring your passion for excellence and create a mindset of innovation aimed at constantly challenging the norm to drive business value. You’ll be responsible for ensuring a disciplined approach to operational excellence and ensure performance management is in place and continues to evolve. You’ll be accountable driving ongoing continuous improvement within PTP to improve profitability.

  • Financial Service: Bring your owner’s mindset, as you’ll ensure that the PTP team budget is met and deliver year-over-year cost reduction. You’ll be responsible to prepare and submit budget and forecasting for the PTP cost center as well as break down the GBS financial metrics to make them applicable to and drivable by the team. You’ll used your expertise to develop AP cash flow by period, and create a culture of financial discipline and operational excellence where the team constantly looks for improvements which will drive greater value for our Company.

Are you intrigued yet? We hope so; as we invite you to bring your Snap, Crackle and Pop to the table!

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Management, Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • Demonstrated supervisory/leadership experience, functional service/project leadership experience, or outsourcing management experience

  • Expertise in the Accounts Payable/Receivable, Procure-to-Pay, or Cash Management/Treasury including best practices, technologies, processes, procedures and tools

  • Strong knowledge of financial management, sourcing, and contracting processes

  • Mindset for Best practices, process analysis and process improvements with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to influence business decisions

  • Demonstrated experience working in a shared services, process driven or service center environment

  • Proficiency with ERP systems such as SAP

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

Bonus Points:

  • Master’s Degree in Management, Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • Training and certification in Six Sigma or LEAN, or similar quality management experience

  • Supervised associates of multifunctional or global teams in the past and ideally worked in an operations environment

  • Experience working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally

  • Processed and Packaged foods industry experience

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/

  • Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.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/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Manager, GBS Procure to Pay and Global Accounts Payable

Location: USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: FIN003014

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Feb 2, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No