Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:
Develop customer and product profitability/pricing recommendations to ensure the company’s return on capital requirements are being achieved.
Collaborate with Sales teams to actively manage the trade promotions spend, capture appropriate monthly accruals and provide insights into the return on investment for trade promotions spend.
Develop and update performance dashboards which serve to analyze financial results, monitor variances, identify trends and provide recommendations to cross functional Finance, Operations and Sales & Marketing leadership teams. These tools and templates include:
Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Prior Year Performance
Weekly and Monthly Dashboards & Metrics
Financial Bridging analyses
Assist in the month-end financial close process and other duties as assigned by the CFO.
Perform regular data analysis of financial information to identify variances and reasons for unexpected performance and effectively communicate recommendations based on analytical support.
Assist in the preparation of PowerPoint presentations for Executive Management and the Board of Directors.
Maintain collaborative partnerships throughout the organization and coordinate ongoing ad hoc and strategic financial initiatives.
Responsible for performing post-mortem review of Capital Investments to determine whether expected results were achieved and reporting results.
Protect the organization by keeping all financial information confidential.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are
communicated and implemented within the team.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time positon. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities
and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual
and organizational goals;
Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
Experience mentoring and developing people in the Accounting functions.
Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
5+ years of relevant financial analytical or related experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
Food and/or consumer goods manufacturing experience required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including leadership and persuasive presentational skills
Superior analytical abilities, detail orientation and teamwork capabilities and focus
Exhibits strong self-motivation and driven by results focused action
Demonstrated effective public speaking skills
Advanced proficiency Microsoft Suite (Excel & PowerPoint)
Positive attitude, goal-oriented, and ability to work with minimal supervision
Dependable, flexible, and ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment
Ability to multi-task with excellent time management skills
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related business discipline
Private Equity Experience