1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Senior Finance Manager, Strategic Planning

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Senior Finance Manager, Strategic Planning
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY

COMPENSATION: $125,800 - $148,000 depending on skill and experience, plus bonus based on individual and team performance


Join the team that drives strategy, financial analysis, supply chain forecasting and influences Marketing for the World's Greatest Chicken Company. We cook chicken fresh, from scratch, in all 4,000 of our US restaurants, and our team is dedicated to finding ways to sell more chicken and drive greater profits! You will support and run the organization to successfully deliver growth.


* Project Team Work (35%) – Partner in exploring business/growth opportunities, ensuring frameworks for sales/profit analysis, developing tactic validation plans, developing/presenting profitable system recommendations, and executing national launches.
* Supply Chain Continuity Planning (20%) – Own the day-to-day engagement with RSCS (Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions). Own the S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process, including the management of supply for promotional activity, product changes and product deletions.
* National Promotions Calendar Leadership (20%) - Influence test market selection process to establish optimized promotion test parameters. Own analysis, reporting and recommendations to improve offers. Partner with franchisees in test markets to set expectations, provide financial support, and measure success. Collaborate on calendar reviews and discussions with KFC and Franchise leadership, including National Council & Advertising Committee, National Marketing & Restaurant Economics sub-committees.
* People Development (20%) – Coach Strat Planning team to achieve national promotion and test market goals. Ensure proper training for existing team and new hires in Power BI and other new data sources.
* Ad Hoc Analysis and Reporting (5%) – Assist Strategic Planning Director on various ad hoc initiatives including analysis and presentations for YUM, Leadership, AOP and franchisee meetings.


1:1 interaction with several members of the KFC Leadership Team, KFC Marketing Leadership Team, KFC Operations Leadership Teams, franchisee committee members, Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, KFC Platform cross-functional team members


Education/Certifications – Undergraduate Degree from accredited 4-year university in Finance, Accounting or Business Management required; MBA preferred

5+ years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis role or equivalent experience

Excellent communication skills with ability to influence senior leadership and to generate actionable recommendations

Demonstrated excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

General understanding of restaurant business model

Must be proficient/advanced in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point

Experience with Hyperion, PeopleSoft, and MicroStrategy preferred

Additional Info:

KFC restaurants across the US are commonly operated by independent business owners called Franchisees. They have a contract with KFC allowing them to sell our products and have all operating responsibility for their restaurant, including being your employer. As a result, independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements.

Please keep in mind, this is just basic information and you’ll find out more after you apply. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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