Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
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 and interprets financial analyses for the plant team. Present analysis and recommendations to management. Investigates problem areas and facilitates implementation of solutions. Effectively leads small teams and works with or leads small ad-hoc project teams. Areas of responsibility may include: Finance, Cost Accounting, General Accounting, Internal Audit, and/or Risk Mgmt.
Lead and prepare monthly forecasting activities, and the annual financial planning process including preparation, recommendations and strategies
Lead month-end close process to include journal entries and account reconciliations.
Develop and implement necessary processes to support internal forecasting/reporting requirements and the annual plan process
Provide effective counsel and analysis to assist Company in meeting the established financial and profit objectives
Responsible for moderate to complex cost analysis and audits associated with the cost accounting function
Prepare and support cost savings analysis, product costing, allocations, tracking and reporting
Analyze product costs and COGS variances
Provide financial support for excess and obsolete inventory reserve, capital investment analysis and fixed asset accounting
Actively participation in plant CPS activities
Provide ad hoc financial analysis as requested
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Finance and/or Accounting
5 years general business and financial experience
Experience with financial modeling.
Fundamental knowledge of, understanding of internal and external research methods for, and driving compliance of GAAP
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups and other data manipulation formulas).
Experience working with and making recommendations for efficiencies with systems and tools, such as SAP (R/3, FICO, BI)
Ability to identifying areas for continuous improvement and/or cost reductions and making recommendations for enhancement
Ability to consolidate complex information into usable customer oriented formats
Experience working closely with internal customers, peers and effectively managing those relationships
Experience providing insightful analysis to business partners in response to business need or opportunity
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.