Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-04
Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)
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.
Job Summary
Performs analyses and reporting for assigned financial area under limited supervision. Assists in other process improvement 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 inventory schedules. Minimum 3 years related experience.
Position Responsibilities
Participate actively, and sometimes lead, special projects involving automating routine repetitive processes around clearing IDOC errors, inventory variances, monthly inventory reconciliations and manual transaction postings.
Develop relationships with internal and external business partners to resolve issues creating unnecessary work for the team
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
Prepare and review monthly inventory reconciliations as support for our SAP inventory balances and thoroughly research and resolve any variances timely
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
Create both routinely generated and ad hoc reports and review the activity for accuracy
Provide guidance and communicate with remote team members in a 3rd party outsourcing relationship.
Own and understand all work assigned and answer questions from internal and external partners
Exercise judgment in financial, operations, or transactional analysis to identify and help resolve issues
Effectively communicate information impacting both internal and external customers
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
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 work multiple projects with minimal supervision
Strong PC and Microsoft Excel 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.