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Sr. Financial Analyst in Saint Paul, MN at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/17/2017

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


MN St Paul

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Sr. Financial Analyst

Job Description:

This position will support the Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Operations teams to; ensure internal monthly financial reporting and analysis is complete, support the forecasting/planning processes and assisting the functional teams with ad-hoc analysis to ensure both sales and profit targets/objectives (strategic and financial) are achieved.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support Sales as a business partner and provide advice, insight, an objective view point and strategic thinking to help improve the profits of the business. Partner with the sales teams to evaluate new business opportunities; including the development of financial models complete with pricing recommendations, costing analysis and an overall P&L impact of the opportunity.
  • Pricing Support: Assist in the development of cost estimates and the corresponding P&L impact for existing and new business opportunities. Recommend and Develop process improvements to reduce the time required to create pricing recommendations utilizing our business intelligence system.  Work with the Sales team to provide revenue and trade spending forecasts and analyze monthly variances between actual results, current estimate, plan, and prior year.  Develop/implement necessary processes to support internal forecasting/reporting requirements.
  • Recommend and implement department policies, procedures, and reporting metrics to ensure objective, actionable and reliable data are available for management decisions. Commodity Support: Continue the development of commodity reporting and provide the linkage to our financial plan/forecasts in relation to our current positions and the market prices and the impact to our margins. Recommend appropriate pricing actions based on market dynamics.
  • Provide management with potential opportunities and risks to revenue, profit and overhead expenses through analysis of actual performance trends.  Assist in the analysis/preparation of the strategic and annual operating plan process.  Assist in the month end financial close and financial report preparation for Senior Management and our External Investor Community.  Support the business teams in the development of timely and detailed variance analysis of all relevant P&L drivers.  Ad-hoc analytical support (financial, statistical) to Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance teams.  Provide support to the Finance team in the development and maintenance of new Business Intelligence tools/report.
  • Demonstrate leadership and consensus & team building within and outside of Finance
  • Provide formal and informal training on financial concepts and systems to the broader organization.
  • Works closely with Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Operations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3+ years’ work experience
  • Work experience focused in pricing and business analysis is preferred
  • Work experience in consumer packaged goods or related industry is preferred
  • Ability to analyze and assimilate relevant data into key financial recommendations.
  • Ability to challenge assumptions and the status quo.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.
  • Solid interpersonal, organizational and financial skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an ERP and Business Intelligence System/Software.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance or Business

Travel Requirements: Up to approximately 5% travel to various THS locations

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.