Associate Finance Manager (Hybrid) - 840072

at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Associate Finance Manager (Hybrid)




Job Description

Youre not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because were out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, youll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In the Associate Finance Manager role, youll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world.

Your Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide the Customer Development team with financial advice and counsel on all pertinent business matters by supplying ongoing, timely, and meaningful financial analysis, both routine and as needed, of business results, trade promotion, and other expenses. Information provided should include both the impact to K-C and to the Customer.
  • Provide external information to the Customer where required in support of joint annual planning, budgeting, and event analysis.
  • The level of support is dictated by the specific need of the customer.
  • Coordinate the Integrated Customer Business Plan process to ensure timelines are met and plans are delivered.
  • Be the central point of contact for the forecasting of Volume, Sales and Trade Promotion for long range planning. Identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Track and evaluate Team performance results versus budget and forecasts and provide status updates to the Director of Sales, including analysis of change and recommendations for plan adjustments needed to deliver team objectives.
  • Identify growth opportunities arising from areas such as product profit mix, promotion efficiencies, and trade return on investment.
  • Assist the Customer Business Partners in developing and implementing cost effective promotion plans.
  • Perform post promotion event analyses as necessary to ensure event efficiencies match expectations and recommend changes to future events where appropriate.
  • Provide management oversight to Trade Spending including making recommendations for the allocation of Trade funds and communicating funding requirements to the Headquarter teams.
  • Penetrate the Customer organization to develop a strong relationship between K-C and the Customer.
  • Ensure application of efficient and effective financial and operating controls.
  • Promote sound internal control programs and support the Corporation's requirement for strong central financial control by reporting to the Director of Finance Customer Development whenever Corporate Financial Policies or instructions are not being followed or appear inappropriate, inadequate, or out-of-date.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based approach to business support.
  • Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and others who have need to know.
  • Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious.
  • Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; and clear, yet responsive.

About You:

  • Youre driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring.
  • You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.
  • BS degree in Finance or related field
  • 5+ years of proven and progressive experience in finance
  • High degree of financial competence. Knowledge of the financial and business implications of general...

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 3432456

Posted On: Jun 22, 2022

Updated On: Jul 22, 2022