Plant Finance Manager - 12 Months Maternity Cover, Open to flexibility

Wrexham (Wrecsam), North Wales
05 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017

Plant Finance Manager - 12 Months Maternity Cover, Open to flexibility

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, Special K and Corn Flakes.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Supply Chain Finance Manager based from Portable Foods in the Wrexham Plant. This role is a key member of the Plant Leadership Team providing direction and sponsorship to enable the delivery of Plant wide objectives.  Reporting to the Plant Director, with dotted line functional reporting to European Snacks Supply Chain Finance lead, the main role will be to lead all the Plant accounting functions together with co-ordinating a wide variety of accounting and statistical data, reports and initiatives. The role is also responsible for driving and promoting a culture and belief in zero incidents.


Your principal duties and responsibilities will include:

  • SAP Champion for the Plant
  • Continuously improve reporting tools to provide visibility into operational issues
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial statements and the accuracy of information
  • Enforce internal control and accounting policies
  • Provide strategic direction to the operations to improve plant performance with particular emphasis on cost control and savings projects.
  • Direct compilation of annual budgets, monthly operations review, month end and other operations related financial information
  • Deliver the annual cost savings target and the operations Profit & Loss. Train, select and retain talented finance people


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Supply Chain to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • Educated to degree level with a relevant professional Accounting qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing accounting, planning and costing
  • Expertise in US GAAP and practical application is required
  • Experience of SAP end to end business processes
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent analytical, organisational, interpersonal, communication, presentation, coaching, leadership and people management skills


  • Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment


This role may require flexibility to work outside the core working time due to continuous shift working operation.

This role may require travel to other Kellogg locations therefore a full driving license is desirable.

The proposed start date for this role would be early October 2017

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.

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.

Kellogg is proud to offer employees true flexibility: our people benefit from flexi-time and flexi-leave (this could mean an extra 6 days per year!), childcare vouchers through our award winning CornFlex benefits system and many other great flexible options. We are happy to talk about your flexibility needs during the recruitment process. We’re not just a flexible company, we’re a family.  

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: UK-North Wales-Wrexham

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 18, 2017, 9:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No

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