Financial Analyst-Accounting - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

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.
Job Summary
Position available on Corporate Financial Accounting team. Performs analyses and reporting for assigned financial area under limited supervision. Assists in other financial research projects and analysis of business operations. Utilizes sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), creating/uploading journal entries, distributing routine financial reports, maintaining/updating monthly accounting schedules.
Position Responsibilities
Provide support for internal and external financial statement in compliance with GAAP and/or other regulatory requirements
Participate in period-end close activities to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues in a timely and accurate manner
Create and maintain monthly accounting schedules as support for the balance sheet account reconciliations and financial audits, including timely resolution of reconciliation items
Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
Perform general accounting activities in the SAP general ledger, which includes preparing and uploading journal entries, and use of the Comprehensive Accounting Excellence (CAE) tool
Distribute routinely generated and create ad-hoc financial accounting reports
Participate actively, and sometimes lead, special projects involving general accounting, such as mergers/acquisitions, policy updates, creation of new processes, business partner requests and system conversions
Provide guidance and communicate with remote team members in a 3rd party outsourcing relationship.
Effectively communicate information impacting both internal and external customers
Exercise judgment in financial, operations, or transactional analysis to identify and help resolve issues
Assist with evaluating effectiveness of processes, procedures, and control environment and develop improvements as needed
Document processes (e.g. desk procedures) and recommend process improvements
Alert management of situations that may materially affect the company’s overall financial condition
Perform accounting related tasks for assigned area (Intercompany, Cash, etc)
Position Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
CPA, CMA certification and/or advanced degree a plus
3+ years of professional experience in public accounting, corporate accounting, etc.
Ability to research and reconcile multiple accounts with minimal supervision
Proficient PC and MS skills
Experience with SAP preferred
Experience with database a plus
Demonstrated analytical, time management, interpersonal, change management and communication skills
Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
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.