Kellogg Commercial Finance Partner in KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia

The Commercial Finance Partner is primarily responsible for business partnering with the Sales Director, Sales team and Trade Marketing. This person is expected to:

  • Create Insights:

  • Steering the business in achieving its objectives on sales revenue and margins.

  • Identify business opportunities and anticipate risks.

  • Deliver Value:

  • Guide sales team on identifying high-yield trade investments.

  • Analyze and translate data for decision making

What Will I Be Doing?

In your role as Commercial Finance Partner, you will be responsible for:

  • Volume, revenue and margin forecast with analytics (Mix, Brand, Category, Profitability, Inventory).

  • Lead Pricing strategy and Cost efficiency.

  • Guide effective trade spending with focus on ROI.

  • Management Reporting.

  • Champion Continuous Improvement of Processes and Internal Controls.

Education & Experience:

  • Candidate must possess minimum Degree in business studies/administration/management/finance/accountancy/IT or equivalent.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role in FMCG.

  • Good planning skills, organized, strong analytical, logical and systematic in data analysis and management is required for this position.

  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and spreadsheets.

  • Possess great interpersonal, networking skills, creative, display high level of enthusiasm, initiative, self motivated, fast learner, results oriented and problem solving skills are required.

  • Strong communication skills in English (oral and written) and ability to converse/communicate in local national language and dialects are an advantage.

  • Conversant with presentation and analysis tools, Words and PowerPoint.

What Else Do I Need To Know?

Working Relationships:

  • The position reports to Finance Director – SEA.

  • Internal contacts: Business Partner to Sales Director and Sales team. Works closely with Supply Chain and Marketing/Brand Managers.

  • External contacts: Liaise with distributors from time to time on inventory management and market insights


  • Category/Channel: RTEC.

  • Markets: South East Asia.

Work Environment:

  • Based in Kellogg SEA regional office in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Extended work hours and weekends maybe required on some occasion.

  • Traveling to SEA markets for meetings, trainings and understanding the market.

  • Distributor audit from time to time.

  • Ad Hoc assignments.

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.

Title: Commercial Finance Partner

Location: MY-Kuala Lumpur

Requisition ID: FIN002298

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 31, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes