Nestle Senior Specialist - Finance Manager in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Our Nestle R&D facility is charged with driving innovation and global mastership in the baby food category to meet the unique nutritional and developmental needs of infants and toddlers.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Specialist - Finance Manager at our Fremont, Michigan location.


Responsible for managing the finance and control related systems and processes in the NDC including managing and maintaining financial records of the NDC in conformity with Nestle Accounting Standards (NAS) and R&D Guidelines.


  • General Ledger responsibilities including monthly closing, reconciling financial records, reporting of results and intercompany reconciliation

  • Responsible for coordinating, preparing and developing the annual operating budget, latest estimates and related reporting

  • Drive the Project Management cost accounting process including budget, updates and reporting of actuals and open commitments

  • Manage the capital reporting and fixed asset accounting process

  • Analyze financial data and synthesize into actionable information

  • Ensure financial controls are in place

  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures as necessary

Nestle is an 'Equal Opportunity Employer' and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment.

  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

  • SAP or equivalent system experience/knowledge

  • Strong background in Accounting specific computer applications; utilize technology to enhance efficiencies

  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills

  • Experience effectively collaborating across all levels and functions within an organization

  • Results oriented, pro-active and high level of initiative

  • Experience managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving results under tight deadlines.

  • Knowledge of Nestlé Accounting Standards

  • Experience in Nestlé operating company

  • Experience in an R&D organization

Job: Finance / Accounting / Audit

Organization: Nestle Nutrition

Title: Senior Specialist - Finance Manager

Location: MI-Grand Rapids-Fremont

Requisition ID: 19000200

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.