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Date:  Feb 9, 2024
Job Req ID:  17117
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  RO
City:  Bucharest
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Internal Controls Finance Business Partner


Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellanova is the place for you because at Kellanova we focus on agility, growth, and innovation.


We're thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for an Internal Controls Finance Business Partner within the European Internal Controls team based at the Global Business Services Center in Bucharest. Join us in a key role where your contributions will be essential in leading and managing the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) program, while also playing a vital part in driving Global Controls' strategic initiatives and other impactful projects.




  • A great opportunity to come and play your part in one of the most exciting companies in the FMCG sector
  • On top of your basic salary, you will also be rewarded with a yearly performance-based bonus
  • 23 days holiday plus 1 extra day to do something you love on your birthday!
  • Meal vouchers
  • Easter and Christmas gift voucher
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working - We also offer summer hours where you can work to have the afternoon off on Fridays!
  • Gym Discounts
  • Life Insurance, Private medical cover, Hospitalization insurance & medical prescription reimbursement plus more!




  • Work with the Internal Controls Manager to drive an enhanced state of financial and operational risk awareness within the Global Business Services organization and the wider European business.
  • Assist in the management and co-ordination of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance process (S404) across the European Organization to ensure the effectiveness of the internal control structure.
  • Develop remediation plans and the resolution of any internal control weaknesses in partnership with the business providing advice and guidance to process owners.
  • Assist the Business in responding to key control issues arising across the European Finance Organization, undertaking ad-hoc control projects as they arise to minimize risk to the business.
  • Drive an enhanced state of financial risk awareness within the Finance organization through the balance sheet account review boards and through the quarterly management representations letter.
  • Identify, recommend and drive best practice initiatives to ensure that the reported metrics are focused in the right areas to deliver compliance and/or operational benefits to the process.




  • University Degree or equivalent, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or
  • related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting, internal/external audit and/or supporting a company's SOX compliance program (Big 4 experience a plus)
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and US GAAP
  • Risk oriented – proactively questions current practices and drives improvements.
  • Excellent analytical skills – to identify and cover the highest risks with efficient and practical solutions.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in English




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We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information.


This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanovas hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.




Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.


To become part of our story requires a commitment to a team that demands the best you’ve got to give. In return, you get to make a meaningful contribution towards how we shape the future, ensuring better days for our planet, our people and our communities. We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone is empowered to be their true selves.


We’re results oriented and we ask you to live up to the best you can be. This means you’ll be excited and afraid of the opportunities all around you in equal measure. We’re passionate and incredibly proud of our inclusive culture that balances understanding, accountability and challenge at every step of your journey, for as far as you want to progress. It’s the challenge of a high-performance culture combined with a team first mentality that drives us all forward and brings us closer together.  We can be tough, but were always kind. Were at our best when we push each other to become better, recognising and rewarding greatness along the way.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here. We’re a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerating gender parity and driving inclusion in the European retail & Fasting-Moving Consumer Goods value chain. We’re proud that we’ve reached 50:50 gender parity for all leadership roles ahead of our 2025 target.


There’s a seat for everyone at our table. It’s up to you to make yours count.


So, Make It Happen

-Kellanova Recruitment


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