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JOB: Global Supply Chain Finance Leader | GA

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Title:  Global Supply Chain Finance Leader (Director level)

Job #755855, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Finance

Reports to: Vp Finance

  • POSITION SUMMARY

    The Kimberly-Clark Global Supply Chain function leads the development and implementation of an enterprise-wide strategy and set of initiatives to optimize our global supply chain. Driving productivity in $12B of spend in this area is a key element of our long-term profitability model. The team is a key catalyst in driving business unit cost transformation agendas in the supply chain area.

    The main purpose of this role is to:
    • Be a key financial partner and strategic advisor to the Chief Supply Chain Officer (a GSLT level role) and her broader Global Supply Chain team
    • Provide sound financial leadership, processes, and reporting to effectively manage K-C Global Supply Chain.
    • Contribute to identifying strategic global supply chain opportunities through advanced financial and operational analysis
    • Work with the Global Supply Chain team and regional teams to develop recommendations for end-to-end supply chain actions to drive savings and effectiveness
    • Develop change initiatives that will improve productivity, maximize ROIC, and support Kimberly-Clark’s enterprise-wide growth and transformational vision
    • Drive implementation of key programs and initiatives globally
    • Be a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analyses, recommendations, and actionable programs arise across a wide range of business opportunities.
    • As a member of the Global Supply Chain Leadership team, jointly own and drive the delivery of supply chain objectives and capability improvements
    • Lead corporate wide Finance initiatives related to Supply Chain areas such as cost, inventory and capital. At times will influence and lead the business unit CFOs and their teams in these initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Supply Chain Finance Leadership. The leader will be a critical member of the Global Supply Chain Leadership Team with specific responsibility to be a key source of financial expertise and counsel. Key customers include the Chief Supply Chain Officer, the VP of Global Safety, Quality, Sustainability, and CI, the Chief Procurement Officer, the Sr. Director of Transportation, Director, KCI End to End Supply Chain, regional supply chain leaders, and their deputies.

  • Lead global supply chain business planning / FP&A, budgeting, business case development, and financial competency building. Apply financial concepts in an end-to-end business context covering manufacturing capacity planning and asset utilization; capital planning, investment and ROI across our entire mill network; S&OP; procurement; logistics and transportation; demand patterns and key drivers.
  • Establish an effective finance / business analysis support infrastructure for the Global Supply Chain organization including direct support and processes to interact with and leverage local and regional resources.
  • Work with the GSC leadership team to coordinate and develop capital investment proposals that support timely and profitable business decisions – this role, along with the Global Manufacturing VP will act as global capital process owners.
  • Establish and operate financial processes that provide timely, accurate and meaningful data to effectively manage the Global Supply Chain and continually improve ROI. Provide ongoing budget and spending control oversight to the GSC team.
  • Ensure application of efficient financial and operating controls supporting K-C’s requirements for an effective control environment.
  • Have shared responsibility for talent development and succession planning within K-C’s Finance community.

Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics. The selected financial/strategic leader will partner and closely collaborate with the Chief Supply Chain Officer and her deputies in the development of the global supply chain strategy and agenda. Additionally, s/he will:

  • Drive programs to influence the organization to make adjustments to existing strategies based upon new insights and learning that lead to higher impact/ROI
  • Partner with CSCO to identify and prioritize potential business opportunities and evaluate potential investments/strategic partnerships by providing leadership and analysis of discrete business projects or initiatives
  • Collaborate with the GSC organization to lead high-impact enterprise-oriented change by actively participating in building and executing supply chain capabilities, business strategies, objectives and plans.

Integrated Planning and Cross-Company Interactions. Work with business unit finance teams to implement end to end supply chain strategies and embed into BU plans – ensuring strategies/plans are correlated and integrated.

  • Be critical catalyst in integrating and aligning global supply chain plans with financial BU plans across Kimberly-Clark – ensure GSC strategies result in actionable plans and get integrated into BU agendas.
  • Drive process improvements designed to increase efficiency within the finance function and K-C as it pertains to optimizing our GSC spend.

Personal Impact and Communications. Add personal insight, galvanize discussion and debate across the organization on key strategic supply chain issues, generating ideas and creative frameworks.

  • Use a combination of financial acumen, insights, and personal impact to build credibility and influence financial outcomes.
  • Work jointly with the CSCO and her deputies in making presentations to senior management, the Board of Directors, and key external constituencies on strategic matters pertaining to global supply chain.

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information.   

Justification

K-C will support global relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION: KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

The ideal candidate possesses the following key experiences:

  • More than 15 years of experience, and greater than half in a multinational/global business, with several years of experience in a finance leadership position in a complex, progressive, global environment along with a strong track record of personal achievement and advancement.
  • Minimum of 5 years in finance leadership role supporting a manufacturing, distribution, and / or supply chain operation – strongly preferred in the consumer packaged goods industry
  • Must possess and demonstrate high degree of financial, analytical and process leadership competence.
  • Strong strategic agility, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills – proven high learning agility
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced setting; enthusiastic about the potential strategic options facing Kimberly-Clark; well-grounded in pragmatic approaches to structuring options available
  • Experience working in the context of a large, complex, global organization where working across boundaries and leading through influence are keys to success.
  • Experience in driving change to deliver business results – knows what it takes to transform an organization
  • Executive stature – is viewed as promotable to a senior finance leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with exceptional influence and change management skills – ability and credibility to establish a strong network with other business unit Finance leads and business leaders
  • Excellent presentation, communication/influencing skills, and overall business acumen
  • Decisive, yet collaborative and inclusive.
  • Experience & proven competency as influential member of senior leadership team.

Strongly desirable:

  • International experience and an “in-market” experience is preferred
  • Multilingual; strong global cultural awareness

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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 more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

 

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JOB: Senior Director, International Tax

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Title:   Senior Director, International Tax 

Job #160000z6, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (live here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ljQ6240Klvc) OR Dallas TX

Function: Corporate Tax

Reports to: VP Tax

POSITION SUMMARY

Lead a team to provide specialist tax planning advice, identification and management of tax risk, and provide assistance and support to members of K-C corporate, sector and functional teams and regional management in Asia-Pacific, EMEA and Latin America to enable them to effectively conduct K-C activities with the knowledge of US federal and foreign tax laws and regulations. Lead the Corporation in the development and implementation of transfer pricing policies and procedures to provide transparency and certainty to business and to manage tax risk.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Service Delivery

  • Identify, develop and execute tax planning opportunities that benefit cash taxes and effective tax rate (“ETR”).
  • Assist with US international tax planning, financing strategies and identification and execution of cash repatriation opportunities.
  • Partner with business units, global sector and functional teams, regional management to execute business plans, corporate initiatives, and management of IP and Licensing matters, M&A activity, etc.
  • Lead K-C’s Transfer Pricing practice involving development, implementation and maintenance of policies covering finished and semi-finished goods, contract and consignment manufacturing, commissionaires, royalties, services, interest rates, loan guarantee and other financial arrangements, fixed asset transfers and related documentation.
  • Identify tax risks by working together with US, regional and local finance and business personnel. Support local and regional finance in managing those risks where necessary through contributing resources or taking on leadership roles for tax audits and tax litigation.
  • Provide oversight and support for documentation maintenance around significant transactions, including reviewing Fin48 analysis and assisting in structuring local and regional write-ups in accordance with K-C requirements.
  • Lead the non-US side of APA negotiation, collaborate with the Consulting COE on completion of bi-lateral APA’s, and assure mutual agreement on Competent Authority resolution.
  • Cultivate long-term partnerships with other Tax COE’s, functional teams (Finance, Legal, Strategy etc.) global and regional sector teams, business units, external legal and financial service providers.

Strategy Alignment and Business Partnerships

  • Establish the vision, set strategic direction, and empower the International Tax COE to meet its objectives.
  • Align strategies and objectives and maintain strategic relationships with Global and Regional Business, Global Sector Teams, Finance leaders, Strategy, Legal, Treasury, and all other Tax COEs.

 

Talent Development

  • Attract, develop, and retain a strong team to meet current departmental needs and ensure effective succession planning to meet future needs.
  • Ensure professional and technical development of the International Tax COE members including the provision of timely coaching, candid feedback, and professional development opportunities.
  • Seek and take advantage of individual professional development opportunities and strive to achieve the highest degree of competency.

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION: KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in international tax planning, including 5 years of transfer pricing experience, in a large multinational corporation or public accounting firm
  • Experience working with Global and Regional Business, Global Sector Teams, and Finance leaders
  • Experience leading a team
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics required.  MS-Taxation a plus
  • CPA certificate or international equivalent required
  • Ability to travel up to 30% to include international travel
  • JD, LLM as alternative

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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 more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law

 

 

JOB: Director of KCP Global Revenue Transformation

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Title:  Director of KC Professional Global Revenue Transformation

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Finance & Accounting

Reports to: Vp Finance

Product Line: Kimberly-Clark Professional

Scope: Global

Direct reports: three with 7-10 indirect reports on a regional basis

Abbreviated.

Position Purpose
This position will be responsible for establishing and leading the new Global Revenue Transformation function within KCP and developing market optimizing revenue strategies and associated tactics across all markets, globally.

This position will be critical to developing strategies to optimize our “gross-to-net” revenue in major markets, with the scope of work involving list prices, contract pricing, distributor incentives, dispensers, customer terms, etc. as well as providing guidance on sales incentive program design.

The leader of the KCP global revenue transformation team will be responsible for developing, gaining buy-in, and ensuring effective execution of programs to capture revenue transformation opportunities.

 

Customer/Customer Expectations

The Global Revenue Transformation leader will be responsible for developing revenue management strategies within key markets/countries that can be quickly actioned into clear, significant, and sustainable improvements.

The incumbent will lead through influence, with a small team of direct reports (at the center) and a larger team of indirect reports (in market).  While all elements of pricing will be a primary focus (gross-to-net – including list and contract price optimization, channel pricing strategy, distributor incentives, dispensers, customer terms, sales incentives, etc.), the scope of this role will impact the optimization of overall customer profitability.  Working as business partners, strategic management / guidance and analytics around customer acquisition, customer penetration, and customer loyalty will also be supported by the revenue transformation team.  The work will include all strategy and tactic development up to but not including execution – which will be handled by regional or country sales / management teams.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Develop all facets of the strategic revenue transformation framework through the sales, marketing, business support and finance organizations in targeted KCP markets, including but not limited to the following:
  • Develop structural pricing models (in market and global).

o   Gross-to-net revenue optimization (list pricing, functional discounts, contract pricing, dispensers, distributor incentives, etc.).

o   Change management (alignment / engagement on change from leadership and organization).

o   Capability development (training, tools, processes, management, etc.).

o   Investment/portfolio ROI maximization.

o   Best practice identification (internal and external) and implementation.

o   Performance tracking (appropriate yet intuitive visual management).

  • Spearhead change management plans and execution with all levels of appropriate functions within the $3B+ KCP business to optimize customer profitability in a sustainable manner – balancing pricing against customer acquisition, penetration, and retention.

o   Develop and implement a tactical pricing segmentation framework to identify opportunities to drive incremental customer profitability improvements aligned to annual objectives.

  • Lead the development of capability change plans (including analytical and sales management tools) to ensure a successful pricing model evolution.
  • Ensure organizational visibility into revenue transformation execution progress and ongoing success to revenue management strategy.
  • Lead the ongoing management of the KCP revenue transformation strategy along with all appropriate supporting analysis and reporting to ensure maximum understanding and customer profitability optimization.
  • Engage necessary stakeholders throughout the organization to develop recommended path forward to accelerate implementation, remedy issues, and/or seize opportunities.
  • Collaborate with KCP business support organization to drive appropriate development and define tactical execution plans as it pertains to revenue optimization strategy changes.
  • Consult with KCP regional VP’s, regional sales leaders, country managers, and finance to enhance decision making and maximize sales and corresponding operating profit.  Lead the regional VP’s and sales leaders in the formulation and implementation of business initiatives that improve sector results.
  • Develop plans and manage the process to build the capabilities of regional and country sales around the concepts of more effective revenue management, with a particular emphasis on price realization – balanced against overall customer profitability.
  • Provide thought leadership/best practices to influence the optimal design of growth incentive and sales incentive plans across each region to maximize ROI.
  • Develop and implement highly intuitive visual management tools and processes to evaluate revenue transformation performance, key drivers of change, and opportunities.
  • Coordinate collection of relevant market intelligence on key drivers of pricing risks / opportunities.
  • Ensure application of established corporate financial and internal controls – working to improve compliance and risk management within each region/country.

 

Interested?  Sending your resume can jump-start our process to – Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com.  This new job has a compensation structure is more broad to accommodate more applicants.

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • Masters of Business Administration preferred, or equivalent business experience.
  • A thorough understanding of direct and indirect B2B go-to-market and sell out processes is required.
  • An expectation of 15-20 years overall experience with significant B2B business experience (revenue management, pricing, finance, sales, category, etc.)
  • Minimum of 10 years of revenue management, pricing experience or detailed business analytics.
  • Incumbent should background knowledge in pricing practices in the B2B space.  Specifically, an understanding of distributors and distributor processes, pricing strategies and systems is required.
  • Revenue management, pricing, finance or management consulting background required with a combination most desirable. 

 

Skills and Traits

  • Demonstrated skills in large organization change management, with the ability to influence without direct accountability and strong interpersonal and organizational sensitivity.
  • Effective project managing, planning and organizational skills to ensure complex, multi-faceted initiatives are effectively managed and delivered to agreed quality standards and timelines.
  • Advanced analytical techniques with the ability to creatively identify appropriate data sources, develop hypotheses, commission and directly undertake detailed analysis, and develop meaningful and robust recommendations.
  • Strong track record of results delivery – financial, process/systems/tools, and capability development.
  • Personal drive and tenacity to seek out and realize opportunities to generate revenue growth.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and appropriate executive presence required for effective interactions with senior members of the KCP Global leadership team and regional leadership teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire, lead, develop, and retain strong talent to build-out a high-performing revenue transformation team.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills and a working knowledge of B2B go-to-market and pricing models.

 

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 143-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.

 

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Kimberly-Clark hiring Sr. Financial Analyst for large Sales office – Mississauga

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Title:   Senior Financial Analyst for Sales

Job# 140003PC

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Location: Mississauga, Ontario Canada

Function: Sales

Reports to: Team Lead for Customer Finance

From diapers and facial tissues to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. Throughout our 140-year history, we have pushed the boundaries – innovating products to better meet the needs of our consumers. We have given birth to new categories with brands like Kleenex® and redefined categories with our Huggies® and U by Kotex® brands. We’re not just changing diapers here. Our 57,000 global employees are also changing the world for the better, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe. And, while building our $20 billion business, we’re also building careers through first-class education, engaging experiences and exposure to some of the world’s most recognized brands. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

SUMMARY OF POSITION (Strategic Intent):

This role enables profitable growth for brands by understanding the drivers of revenue and marketing expenses and taking an active role in developing marketing tactics that align with the key strategic imperatives and co-own the delivery of P&L for one of our business sectors.

ORGANIZATION (People Accountabilities, Reporting Lines & Internal/External Partnerships):

• Provide the business unit with financial leadership, advice and influence; responsible for timely financial and operational analysis to help deliver this P&L.
• Facilitate sound business decisions including strategy development, business planning, financial forecasting, product and promotion analysis and capital planning.
• As part of the sector leadership team, this person must be a trusted business partner who is accountable for seeking the truth and developing the best alternatives to drive enterprise value, shareholder return and improve the overall competitive position of the business unit.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Ensure business and financial planning processes are thorough and meet the business unit needs; through analysis ensure that plans and programs are accurately presented and evaluated.
• Support the development of longer term strategic plans and business forecasts for K-C’s brands, which includes working closely with the Marketing team and U.S. counterparts as well as other functional areas to develop robust brand PNLs among others.
• Understand and proactively challenge business partner’s strategies and problems.
• Perform moderately complex financial modeling using Excel, Challenges data, information and provides in-depth analysis. Demonstrate the ability to recognize the data required to understand a given business situation and uses data appropriately in analysis.
• Prepare financial analyses for new product launches and other marketing initiatives such as product, pricing and promotion strategy, including the application of return on investment and other financial hurdle criteria, as appropriate.
• Analysis of budget vs. actual results, including identification of risks and offsets vs. budget.
• Establish necessary quarterly and year-end accruals with brand teams in compliance with K-C policies.
• Ensure proper financial accounting for all marketing and functional department related expenses, including adherence to internal controls
• Educate marketing business partners on key finance areas as needed

Interested?  You can also contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information.   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and Kimberly-Clark’s business needs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience & Critical Skills/Competencies):
• Degree in business Finance related field, enrolled in CMA/ CA / MBA designation preferred
• Minimum of 5 years proven and progressive experience in corporate finance and / or business analysis. Consumer packaged goods industry experience is preferred.
• Demonstrates sound understanding of accounting principles and be able to apply them. Possesses working knowledge of budgeting and forecasting processes.
• Advanced analytical proficiency in excel with at least 1-2 years of experience in category or sales data analysis; strong business judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to create professional, yet persuasive, PowerPoint presentations, incorporating data, relevant insights and information, visual aids, charts, tables, graphs
• Challenges the status quo to identify ways of doing things better and faster.
• Dynamic team player with ability to effectively influence and manage change
• Resourceful and independent; thrives in a changing and dynamic work environment.
• Willing to think through ambiguous situation, present complex information and analysis in a clear and concise manner
• Demonstrate enthusiasm for driving profitable growth
• Strong interpersonal, effective communication and presentation skills. Exceptional ability to influence without authority.
• Proven time organizational skills and able to multi-task effectively – able to juggle multiple projects while ensuring tasks get completed as required and on a timely basis.
• Process design/improvement experience an asset

This is an exciting time for our Canadian organization! We are an already healthy business, making significant organizational and resource investments in order to grow our business and win with the Canadian consumer. One of the cornerstones of these investments is to build our Finance capability through the addition of dedicated local resources. Our team will be empowered to deliver trusted solutions that deliver sustainable and profitable sales and share growth for both K-C and our customers. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual looking to leverage their business and financial expertise and who is excited by the idea of supporting the organization through transformational change. 

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

 

Kimberly-Clark seeks Revenue Strategy Manager | WI

 

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Title:   Revenue Strategy Manager 

Job #140003CF , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Sales

Reports to: VP Sales Strategy

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 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.

SCOPE OF POSITION: 
Advisor to support development of pricing and trade strategies. Provide detailed pricing analyses across brand, market and channel, and cost control evaluations. Main contact for pricing enquires from Customer Development teams.
Conduct financial revenue, business and operations planning. Analyze improvements for potential cost reductions. Analyze, implement, manage and coordinate Sales Strategy support activities and projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
• Work closely with VP Sales Strategy to provide detailed pricing analyses across brand, market and channel to ensure price optimization to achieve desired results. Submit accurate and timely data/information; cost control evaluation to ensure activities occur in the most efficient ways. Evaluate and make strategic recommendations for improved overall efficiency.
• Collaborate with assigned brand teams to develop pricing and trade investment strategies to meet customer needs and maximize profit for K-C. Fully understand financial position when conducting revenue, business and operations analyses at all times.
• Provide strategic evaluations to Sales Strategy, Business and Customer teams of pricing and trade strategies, and modify pricing structures as market conditions change/fluctuate.
• Ensure introduction of new SKU’s for assigned brands are consistent with pricing curves already established, and deliver against agreed objectives.
• Work with assigned Brand and Sales Strategy teams to develop strategic SKU Optimization plans that are consistent with marketplace and business needs.
• Leverage internal and external data sources in creation of statistical and analytic reviews of pricing strategy, revenue optimization and promotional price activities.
• Develop and communicate strategic, financial and administrative implications of proposed pricing approaches.
• Utilize insights and analytics to support Regional Sales, Innovation and Channel Management teams with executing local market pricing strategies.
• Provide oversight for trade spending and fund allocations.
• Ensure efficient and effective financial and operating controls. Promote precise internal control programs. Support strong central financial control, by reporting to Director of Finance – Customer Development when Corporate Financial policies or instructions are not followed, appear inappropriate, inadequate or out-of-date.
General
• Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing to individuals and groups.
• Ability to precisely communicate strategic innovative business financial and revenue solutions to assigned business and customer teams.
• Ability to analyze, establish and manage SG&A budget, with financial acumen.
• Ability to assess business views strategically.
• Ability to keep focused in a very fast paced and constantly changing environment.
• Ability to operate and use telephone, computer/laptop and other technological devices/software programs to communicate with other people.
• Ability to proficiently use and perform key functions of Microsoft Excel software program
• Ability to create persuasive professional PowerPoint Sales and Revenue presentations incorporating data, relevant insights and information, visual aids, charts, tables, graphs and short video clips, when appropriate.
• Ability to travel via aircrafts, and drive motor vehicles drive for business travel, with valid driver license.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: 
• Demonstrate commitment to quality performance by adopting customer-focused approach to business support.
• Promptly reconcile and communicate changes and conduct team adjustment to new changes. Adjusting to meet requirements of changing conditions/situations. Maintain effectiveness of varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
• Render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives. Set priorities and proactively identify issues, underlying problems and potential solutions to develop plan of action. Evaluate cause and effect relationships.
• Keep team leader informed on status of plans and programs, changing conditions, requirements of marketplace, competitive activity, issues and accomplishments that may affect sales results.

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job #140003CF  .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education required/preferred: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or Master’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics preferred.
Experience: 
At least 4-5 years of progressive experience in Finance/Economics with proven capabilities around financial and statistical modeling. Ability to translate complex data analysis into meaningful, commercial insight to support and drive decisions. Consumer Packaged Goods industry experience. Exempt status experience in brand management, customer finance and/or Go-to-Market. Proficient in conducting business analyses, with strong analytical skills. Advanced computer skills, using Excel and PowerPoint.

 

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to influence without authority. Knowledge of K-C brands. Cost reduction analyses, Sales Strategy, Category and Shopper Marketing management experience is preferred. Knowledge of and experience with K-C planning process and ProMAX software is a plus. Proficient in data access tools and intermediate to advanced PC based applications (Windows and Word).
Skills/Competencies: 
Results, strategy and vision orientation, leadership, strong oral and written communication, financial and budget management, analytical, change management, project and risk management and ethical judgment and decision making

Other Skills:
Cross-cultural, Prioritization and time management, resources and team management, active listening, adaptability, interpersonal and social perspectives

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position

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.

BU Team Lead for Business Operations | GA

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Title:  Business Operations Team Leader   

Job #140002DF, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Sales in KC Professional

Reports to: Director Business Solutions

Direct reports: none but matrixed responsibility

Product Line: KCP http://www.kcprofessional.com/home

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 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.
The Business Operations Team Leader will be an operations advisor to the leaders and members of the KCP North America Sales, Marketing, and Finance organizations. As an integral member of the team, the individual will be responsible for managing and influencing sound business decisions including strategy development, business planning, proactive analysis and value creation. The individual will be responsible for managing a fully integrated operations team consisting of Chargeback Analysts, Pricing Analysts and Master Data Analysts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a business operations team, providing effective coaching and development to ensure strong team performance, engagement and team members’ growth.
    • Actively participate in the formulation of strategies, objectives and plans to support delivery of the KCP North America Business Plan.
    • Teach and use of LEAN tools and processes to drive a Continuous Improvement culture within the team.
    • Lead the validation of chargebacks, pricing contracts and master data provided to customers annually.
    • Lead distributor audits by using trend reporting and analysis.
    • Summarize statistics into meaningful reports for ongoing review by key leaders.
    • Provide a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analyses, recommendations, and actionable programs arise for the business unit.
    • Provide management with advice and counsel on all pertinent business matters by supplying ongoing, timely, and meaningful analysis of actual performance, business plans, and other discreet projects.
    • Ensure application of established corporate controls via effective implementation and maintenance of policies and instructions; and by the establishment, maintenance and audit of control procedures.
    • 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).

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job #140002df .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelors degree in related field
    • 5+ years of related experience, including team leader positions
    • Experience in key systems – SAP, Vistex
    • Evidence of driving and managing a change management culture

    Qualifications Preferred

  • Experience in Pricing, Membership and Chargeback administration and analytics
    • Experience working and influencing in a matrix organization

    The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

 

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.

Senior Director of Global Financial Planning & Analysis sought

 

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Title:   Senior Director of Global Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Location: Irving TX just outside of Dallas

Function: Finance, job #140000FI

Reports to: Vp Finance Transformation

Scope: global
From brands such as Huggies® and Kleenex® to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. Within the K.C. Professional business the mission focuses on creating Exceptional Workplaces for our customers; Safer, Healthier and more Productive. Our teams are improving workplaces around the world with innovative products and solutions that drive continuous improvement and fulfill the needs of people at work.
Position Purpose:
Lead and manage the enterprise FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) framework, business planning processes (Strategic Planning, Annual Planning, Capital Planning and Forecasting), and global analytics tools across Kimberly-Clarks businesses and functions, to deliver strong, risk-balanced, plans for sustained business growth.

Scope:
The Sr. Director FP&A leads a central team that initiates inputs, timelines, plan guidance, targets and requirements across the enterprise; manages enterprise process functionality, standardization and changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of business planning; manages deliverables and implementation of planning processes; and delivers a consolidated enterprise plan with insightful analytics. This role, while being an advocate for the business, leads the assessment of enterprise plans and business plan performance, including risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions to identify value creation opportunities and improve business outcomes. Responsibilities also include leadership for routine and ad hoc provision of enterprise analytical support to facilitate executive team decision making, and support for CFO communications to the board of directors on business plans and business performance.

Customers and Customer Expectations:
Key customers include the Chief Financial Officer and his/her deputies; business leaders and their finance leaders; the executive leadership team comprised of the CEO and direct reports; and business unit FP&A teams. Customers expect continuous process improvement, effective governance and clarity of planning requirements and guidance, and highly effective communication and coordination across a global matrix organization. Further, that forward leaning and insightful analytics enable enterprise portfolio decisions and pressure testing of plans, that also highlight value creating opportunities and decision opportunities that fuel profitable business growth.

Interested?  You can also contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information.   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark’s Healthcare BU needs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
MBA or equivalent advanced degree

Experience: 
• More than 15 years of experience, and greater than half in a multinational/global business, with several years of experience in a leadership position in a complex, progressive, global planning and analysis environment along with a strong track record of personal achievement and advancement.
• Minimum of 5 years in finance leadership role developing high-performing talent and directing high-performing team(s).
• International experience is a requirement and an “in-market” experience is preferred
• Strong experience in a consumer products business and experience in FP&A transformation is preferred.
• Previous P&L responsibility along with a thorough understanding of strategic and operational planning and forecasting techniques.
• Must possess and demonstrate high degree of financial, analytical and process leadership competence.
• Strong strategic agility, critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated strong teamwork and leadership skills.
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills along with exceptional influence and change management skills
• Decisive, yet collaborative and inclusive.