Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain - Military veterans preferred

2019-03-22
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Omaha
Nebraska
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.
Performs complex and interpretive financial analysis for Logistics Supply Chain under minimal supervision. Presents analysis and recommendations to both financial and operational management. This includes reporting financial results, monthly forecasting, the annual budget process, variance analysis, and special projects. Acts as a leader to less experienced staff. Effectively leads small teams and works well with cross-functional business partners.
Position Responsibilities
Serve as a business partner for the Warehouse Logistics and Network Optimization teams on accounting and finance related questions. This will involve the ability to assess business needs, resolve risks and opportunities in a timely manner, and clearly communicate issues/business results.
Participate in the preparation and compilation of the annual operating plan (AOP) and strategic plan for Logistics Supply Chain.
Update the monthly forecast based on business changes. Actively communicate changes to business partners by providing specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on the various changes, as well as guidance on potential risk.
Contribute to month-end/quarter-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues in a timely manner.
Provide comprehensive financial analysis and models for various requests (productivity/cost savings, inflation, absorption, etc).
Responsible for project work that will involve several different financial disciplines including, but not limited to FP&A, new innovation costs, procurement strategies/cost savings, manufacturing investments and pricing support for our brands.
Lead the development of metrics, scorecards and reporting for various warehouses sites within the supply chain network.
Participate and/or lead various finance wide-projects, projects will vary depending on business needs.
Position Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
MBA or CPA/CMA certification a plus
Minimum 3-5 years of professional general business, supply chain, or financial experience
Proven ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced environment, as well as ability to deal with ambiguity, change, and a dynamic business environment.
Background and experience in P&L management, along with knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers/peers and effectively manage those relationships.
Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge.
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
Experience with SAP or other software tools preferred.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills, including leveraging analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful strategies and solutions.
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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.