Primary finance partner supporting the Global Finance Leadership team and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from a functional FP&A and management perspective.
Manages ~$150 million annual spend budget and reports to the Director of Finance – Global Functions.
Provides global function leaders (Finance) with timely and proactive financial and operational analysis to facilitate sound business decisions.
Recommends plans that help enable the function and K-C meet its business and financial objectives as a contributor and leader of various projects and programs.
Owns key FP&A activities - strategic planning, budgeting – forecasting, actuals management for the Finance function.
Leads and manages key functional FP&A planning processes (plan, budget, forecast) across all functions.
Partners with regional business unit and corporate FP&A teams to develop plans that drive growth and results.
Partners with Planning and Reporting Improvement and Transformation (PRIT) office to define and implement overhead management capabilities that deliver efficiencies and continuous ROI improvements.
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 business 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 to increase efficiency within the function and K-C. Also, enhance the position by thoroughly reviewing all 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, information, and analysis to corporate, function, and business management teams to continually improve ROI.
Provide ongoing global budget and spending control oversight to the functional teams.
Ensure application of efficient financial and operating controls supporting K-C’s requirement for an effective control environment.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field (MBA desirable).
10+ years of relevant financial analysis and business partner experience.
Strong communication skills and ability to build a compelling business case.
Solid analytical skills with demonstrated application of business, finance and economics principles.