Job Reference 17208
Job type Contract
Location Naas
Salary € 80,000+

The Role

Finance Manager - Strategic Pricing

12 Month Contract


Pricing Strategy Development and Execution:
Develop and execute pricing strategies aligned with business objectives.
Lead the review and execution of strategic pricing quotes and tenders.

Decision Making and Deviations:
Analyse and make decisions on pricing deviations, ensuring alignment with overall pricing strategy.
Take responsibility for customer pricing scenario analysis and sign off on deviation requests.

Performance Management:
Own the Pricing Budget and provide input and sign-off for projections.
Conduct month-end pricing performance analysis, offering insights on key price variances against prior year and budget.

Mass Pricing Strategy and Execution:
Define margin expansion strategies for customers and SKUs in collaboration with technology-defined parameters.
Execute mass pricing strategies, including negotiation support, scenario analysis, and deviation sign-offs.

Risk Management:
Manage back-to-back raw material coverage, aligning with technology finance on open coverage strategy.

Trade Spend and Rebates:
Sign off on payments for discounts/promotions and rebates above established thresholds.
Analyze pre-existing rebates for return on investment and evaluate new rebate opportunities.




Collaboration and Team Management:
Functionally responsible for the management and development of the BU Pricing team, both individual growth and collective as a group
Work closely with the BU Finance Director, GM & Functional Finance Director to ensure cohesive execution of pricing strategies and functional improvements.


What do I need to be successful?
In Kerry we understand that people have very different career trajectories and experiences. In order to be successful in this role we would be looking for the right competencies and aptitudes as well as your proven track record of success in a similar role and environment.

These include:

• Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) or relevant commercial experience .
• Strong relevant experience in a similar role in a commercial environment
• Knowledge of SAP (SRM and ECC) an advantage
• Strong Excel skills
• Planning and organizational skills with a clear focus on meeting key deliverables
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within teams and with senior stakeholders
• Analytical and numerate with an ability to undertake a wide range of activities.

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