Finance Manager

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Mobile, AL
Finance Manager

Job Description

Position Purpose

Maximize the contribution of the Mobile Operations to the K-C Professional sector and the Family Care sector by providing the overall business and financial guidance relative to the accounting function (budget, cost, capital, cash flow, insurance, financial analysis, and internal control), procurement, material flow, export, stores, and indirectly MIS functions as they affect and impact on all phases of the Mobile Operations. This role also has accountability for the operation of the Mobile Distribution Center (DC) and site logistics.

Customers and Customer Requirements:

Key customers include mill operating and management teams, mill administrative teams, Staff Finance, and Staff Supply Chain teams and administrative teams. Deputies require opportunities for continued self-development that will enhance present performance or prepare them for future advancement. Other customers expect timely and accurate analysis and planning support, forecasting, budgeting, plant and equipment management, cost reduction programs, and counsel to support sound financial and business decisions. The incumbent is also expected to support mill management in ensuring a strong facility internal control program and overall mill compliance to the code of conduct and corporate financial instructions.


Reports to the Mobile Mill Manager and serves as a member of the Site Leadership Team. Reporting to this position are the Finance, Purchasing, Stores, Distribution, Material Flow, Export, and Mill logistics teams. The mill MIS team has an indirect reporting relationship to the Mill Controller.

This position serves as the principal liaison with the financial leadership of the Kimberly-Clark Professional sector and the Family Care sector on all finance and logistics issues that affect the Mobile Operations. The incumbent is responsible for understanding and enforcing the applicable EHS procedures and requirements for his/her area.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

* Bachelor's Degree in Finance or a related field

* Ten years of progressive financial analysis and management experience and/or prior relevant experience

* Knowledge of mill operations and product supply

* Strong Interpersonal skills

* Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and financial analysis skills

* Demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple priorities

* Strong communication skills

* Proficiency in the areas of general business practices and cost and accounting principles

* Knowledge / Experience with SAP financial systems


Total Annual Site Budget Approx. $400MM

Personnel Supervised 70 (6 salaried, 64 hourly)

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

Primary LocationUSA-AL-Mobile

Additional Locations

Worker TypeEmployee

Worker Sub-TypeRegular

Time TypeFull time