Sr Financial Analyst - Capital Markets - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-09
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

/yr

  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.
Job Summary
Join a dynamic team charged with managing the company’s capital structure, bank relationships, investments & borrowings. Exciting information regarding the future of Conagra can be found via our Investor Day presentations.
Performs treasury operations and analysis involving debt and capital management, cash flow forecasting, pension & defined contributions, foreign exchange, investments & borrowings. Provides analytical and technical support to treasury-related activities. This role performs complex and interpretive financial analyses that are both historical and forward looking. Expectations associated with this role include presenting analysis and making recommendations to management, from both a financial and strategic perspective. SFA’s act as a leader to other analysts and will have the opportunity to coach and develop others. May perform business analytics, AOP & Strat Plan, monthly forecasting, risk & opportunity planning, metric, and various ad-hoc analyses. Minimum of 4 years of Treasury or related experience.
Position Responsibilities
•Drive detailed and updated forecasting processes
•Lead the development of metrics and reporting as well as communicate progress on metrics.
•Provide comprehensive financial analysis and models for various requests including cash flow, liquidity, and capital structure
•Manage and monitor pension movements, including related research and quarterly presentations
•Lead analysis and formulate recommendations related to investment management and asset allocations
•Execute strategic transactions including acquisition financing, bond issuance, and FX hedging
•Optimize processes and controls, cost control and reduction by monitoring and tracking key performance metrics
•Conduct assigned forecasting duties such as interest expense, shares outstanding, share repurchase, corporate debt balances, and dividend
•Complete various tasks for assigned areas including stock options outstanding analysis, dividend estimates, liquidation of various stock holdings, maintain leasing administration & relationships, lease vs. buy analysis, stock options cash tracking, and Employee Benefits Investment Committee review
•Secures financial information, analyzes and summarizes for further review
•Recommends process improvements aligned with company-wide strategic initiatives
•Work collaboratively with various departments including general counsel, tax, accounting, and FP&A
•Support various Treasury initiatives and ongoing portfolio changes
•Support internal customer business processes and projects to become a better strategic business partner
•Support daily cash positioning regarding short term investments/borrowings (Commercial Paper)
•Securely and accurately process corporate wires & funding movements
Position Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Management or related field required
•MBA or CFA certification a plus
•4 years of professional experience in Treasury or related field, preferably with 1 year of Treasury experience
•Highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Adept with complex database management. Kyriba and SAP experience preferred
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively and directly interact with all levels of the company and external vendors
•Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
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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.