Associate Finance Director

Chicago, Illinois
Apr 11, 2024
Apr 13, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
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Organization Type
Are you ready to take your career to new heights in the world of Finance? As Associate Finance Director, you will support our Grocery Sales team. Acting as the key Finance business partner, you will be responsible for creating a strategic vision along with the day-to-day delivery of company objectives. While you are at it, you will be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development, and you will be an integral part of the Grocery Team. We are looking for top talent in Chicago, IL area but may be open to individuals in other remote US locations.

Working cross-functionally, you will get to collaborate with creative and innovative sales professionals. Together you will drive strategy while building a vision for our future. We will look to you to challenge the status quo and influence decision-making. You will play a key role in ensuring visibility into financial opportunities, integrity of our financial statements, and viable financial solutions for our in-market investment and execution.

A Taste of What You'll Be Doing
  • Strategic Planning - In this role, you'll lead strategic planning and help define investment posture and key components of the strategic planning process. We are looking for someone with both a strategic mindset and the ability to work in the details.
  • Direct Business Partnering - You will partner closely with the Sales Teams, Category Teams, and other functions. Providing financial visibility and analysis, you will influence decisions and provide a financial and business lens for the prioritization of investments.
  • Financial Management - Your financial acumen will drive our future with confidence. You will be responsible for leading special project work, financial modeling, and "what if" analyses to influence leaders/team members on prioritization of spend to deliver against financial targets. In addition, you will be a key contributor to the planning and forecast processes. Understanding the future impact of today's choices is a key component of success in this role.

We're Looking for Someone With
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Finance/Business related field and/or significant related work experience.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical, decision-making, and communication skills.
  • Practical experience understanding the link between business issues and P&L/Cash Flow.
  • Pivots and large data manipulation ability.
  • Experience with SAP-specific financial planning systems is preferred.
  • CPG Experience with proficient knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other financial planning systems is a plus.
What's Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.

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If you join our team, you'll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information.

Get to Know Us

At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world's best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands includes Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.

Kellanova's Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world's best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.

Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.

We're on a journey to be the best. You coming?

Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here .