Senior Finance Manager

Kimberly-Clark Corporation   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 162 days ago

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Job Description

Position Summary:

  • 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrable project / change management experiences.
  • Experience in a global / international environment desired.
  • Experience working and influencing in a matrix organization desired.