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Financial Analyst - Snacks in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/21/2018

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Financial Analyst - Snacks

Job Description:

This role will support the Senior Financial Analyst responsible for Snack Nuts / Trail Mix business of the Snacks division of TreeHouse Foods.  This role will partner with cross-functional teams to assist in budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and providing analytics and fact-based recommendations to support the Snacks Division goal delivery.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Assist in collaborating with BU team, sales and supply chain to develop, summarize and report out annual strategic objectives and the related financial impacts.  Continually track performance against strategic objectives and assist in developing alternative solutions to achieve BU financial objectives.

Assist in collaborating with BU team, sales and supply chain to develop, analyze and summarize monthly financial forecasts.  Lead research and documentation of variances to benchmarks by collaborating with sales, marketing, demand planning, plant controllers and supply chain.

Actively guide pricing and bid scenarios and provide recommendations for new and existing products and customers, analyzing all input cost variable and ensuring pricing integrity to achieve margin hurdles.

Assist in updating/developing and analyzing reports to provide trends and insight into performance of key metrics for the business unit categories and key customers.

Assist in collaborating with business unit partners to identify, track and report on cost improvement, simplification, trade effectiveness, strategic pricing opportunities, and customer and competitive analysis.

Collaborate with the FP&A team to identify opportunities to enhance, stream-line and more effectively analyze and report on metrics and trends to meet and improve overall performance.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Technical Skills: high level of proficiency with Excel, and solid financial knowledge base required

Communication Skills: Ability to speak and write concisely and effectively, communicating in a timely manner

Reasoning Skills: problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills are key personal attributes to aid in generating meaningful financial strategies and solutions

Integrity: the successful candidate will have a reputation for integrity, initiative, perseverance, success, and confidentiality

Business Partnering:  proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively managing those relationships

Education:

 Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Finance or related field

 

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

Minimum three years’ experience is preferred

Previous financial experience in CPG / Manufacturing environment preferred

Experience with SAP, BPC, BI a plus

Travel Requirements:

Travel is generally not required, but may at times be necessary

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 disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. 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.