Title: Senior Finance Business Analyst – Procurement
Job #150000ZJ , Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta
Function: Finance & Accounting
Reports to: Assoc. Director of Finance – Supply Chain
Direct reports: none
• This position is the senior finance business partner to the Chief Procurement Officer and the VP of Continuous Improvement within the broader Global Supply Chain organization. The role reports to the Associate Director of Finance – Global Supply Chain. These customers have diverse expectations and requirements for financial analysis and information which is timely, accurate, insightful, and actionable. This organization supports annual spend of more than $15 billion annually. • The Senior Business Analyst must provide business, financial, and operational advice and counsel to the management team, be a knowledgeable resource regarding all financial matters, and be a strong financial resource to the business teams to support their needs across a wide variety of strategic, business, organizational, and process initiatives and projects. • This position serves as the key financial deputy for the function and as a liaison to the regional BU finance teams. This position has responsibility for leading the business and financial analysis function of the global function and is directly responsible for partnering with the leadership team to deliver plans and processes to deliver improved profitability for the enterprise. • The incumbent is required to provide leadership and analysis of discrete business projects or initiatives and serves as a key participant in business planning / FP&A, budgeting, business case development, and financial competency building. The Senior Business Analyst must be proficient at identifying, prioritizing, and effectively driving change in a global environment and performs financial, business and strategic analyses and recommends courses of action that help enable the function and K-C meet its business and financial objectives. Key Responsibilities:
• Establish and refine an effective finance / business analysis support infrastructure for the Global Procurement and CI organizations including direct support and processes to interact with and leverage local and regional resources. • Actively participate in building and executing function capabilities, business strategies, objectives and plans. Shape, coordinate, and drive delivery of global projects/initiatives as required by function and BU leaders. • Provide a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analyses, recommendations, and actionable programs arise across a wide range of business or financial problems. • Coordinate, review, or develop capital investment proposals that support timely and profitable business decisions, and complete audits of projects to determine profitability and achievement of original objectives. • Drive process improvements designed to increase efficiency within the function and K-C. Also, enhance the position by thoroughly reviewing all the various activities performed in order to improve the quality and productivity of services provided. • Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based approach to business support. Personally demonstrate Kimberly-Clark’s leadership behaviors (build trust, make decisions, win consistently, think customer, continuously improve, and build talent). • Establish, maintain and operate financial processes that provide timely, accurate and meaningful data to function and business management to continually improve ROI. Provide ongoing budget and spending control oversight to the Global Procurement and CI / Sustainability teams. • Ensure application of efficient financial and operating controls supporting K-C’s requirement for an effective control environment.
Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job. Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.
Basic and Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field (MBA desirable). • ~7 years prior financial experience supporting supply chain, and / or business unit operations. • Proven and well developed analytical skills with demonstrated and broad application of business, finance and economics principles. • Experience in a global / international environment. • Experience working and influencing in a matrix organization. • Strong communication and influencing skills and ability to build a compelling business case. • Demonstrable project / change management experiences.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 63 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
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Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.