Manager Finance - Global Markets

11/7/17
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

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  Full Time   Employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Enhance stakeholder value by providing finance expertise, leadership and support to the Export business. Partner with Export team to provide actionable business analytics and fact-based recommendations that will assist in delivering against the stated objectives of both the portfolio and Consumer as a whole. Actively participate in key finance functional initiatives.
Position Responsibilities
Act as a co-pilot for the business unit team through the following activities:
Key contact for identifying and communicating the key financial and business drivers and influence decisions that go along with them through value added analysis
Utilize the financial team to provide a comprehensive understanding of these various business drivers
Lead the development of the monthly/quarterly forecasts by actively providing specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on the various changes as well as guidance on potential risk
Develop/implement necessary processes to support internal forecasting/reporting requirements and improve forecast accuracy
Active participants and lead the financial discussions at business reviews
Active partner in monthly consensus meeting on volume, trade, COGS, and advertising and promotional spending
Lead the development of the annual business/strategic plan
Lead creation of comprehensive pro forma financials for product development projects, customer and competitive analysis
Constructively challenge and question various business decisions influencing the final recommendation
Provide formal and informal training on financial concepts and systems to various team members
Participate/lead various finance-wide projects ? projects will vary depending on business needs
Engage and motivate direct reports by providing work and development opportunities that offer Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose.
Position Qualifications
Bachelor?s Degree in Finance or Accounting required ? MBA/CPA preferred
5 - 10 years of experience in financial analysis and data management
Experience with P&L management
International experience in CPG industry
Spanish desirable, not required
Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively managing those relationships
Project Management: experience leading multiple stage projects from conception to completion
Ability to travel up to 10%
GAAP: Strong fundamental knowledge of, understanding of internal and external research methods for, and experience driving compliance of
Proficiency managing and making recommendations for efficiencies with systems and tools, such as SAP and supporting applications
Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
Experience accurately forecasting in a given area and understanding the key drivers of that area
Critical Thinking: Leverage analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful financial strategies and solutions
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
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Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

 

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