Cash Allocation Analyst

Kellogg Company | Posted 23-10-2019

București (General IT)


ABOUT US
Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.
As the number one most trusted food and drink brand in the UK and the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Corn Flakes, Special K, Pringles, and Crunchy Nut.
We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people. We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are a company with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.
We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did - you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.
Apply and come join our team!
HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
The Cash Allocation Analyst is responsible for performing work activities included in the Invoice to Cash (ITC) process for the Kellogg organization and may perform some or all of the work activities below:
  • Serve as ITC point of contact for assigned customers
  • Maintain a full understanding of customers’ strategies, policies, and key personnel, as well as Kellogg’s terms of sale, internal policies, and key personnel.
  • Accurately apply cash according to the customer remittance within agreed timeframes, having downloaded the relevant bank statements
  • Ensure receipt of customer remittances so cash can be applied as per customer documentation
  • Code deductions to the correct reason code, according to the paperwork provided from the customer
  • Process deductions not requiring validation to the agreed Profit and Loss account
  • Accurately park and post customer invoices relating to trade
  • Facilitate ITC problem resolution
  • Ensure consistent application and adherence of all Kellogg ITC policies, including GAAP, SOX, and audit requirements as well as adhere to agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Conduct trend analysis to drive continuous improvement related to OTC processes and systems
  • Maintain a constant focus on achieving and surpassing established metrics
  • Proactively partner with internal and external customers to identify trends and resolve ITC issues
  • Work with management and peer groups to maintain Kellogg in top quartile on all benchmarking measures and metrics
  • Build individual skills and capabilities through learning opportunities such as training courses and on-the-job training; strive to be a process champion or expert
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Required Education and Experience
  • University Degree or equivalent
  • Fluency in English (any other languages relevant to the assigned customers would be a plys)
  • Customer relationship management experience
  • Computer skills, including experience with ERP systems and MS Office
  • Strong knowledge of the Invoice to Cash Process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Deep analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation and decision making skills
  • Sense of urgency and ownership of resolution, meeting established performance objectives and customer commitments
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities and specific time constraints
  • Solid time management skills

Preferred Criteria
  • Strong knowledge of Kellogg or other service center processes and procedures
  • Experience working in a shared services, process driven or service center environment
  • Expertise in Order-to-Cash function including best practices, technologies, processes, procedures and tools
  • Experience working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally
  • Processed and Packaged foods industry experience

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.
If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact European.Recruitment@kellogg.com.
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.
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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. Job Function Finance & Accounting Primary Location RO-Bucharest-Bucharest Job Type Professional Closing Date Nov 20, 2019, 2:59:00 PM