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Sr Financial Analyst

Marshall, Minnesota

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Description

At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands includeRed Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.SchwansCompany.com.

As a Sr. Financial Analyst supporting our Marshall, MN manufacturing complex you will be responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial analysis projects and report to the Sr. Plant Controller.

We are hiring a Sr. Financial Analyst for our Manufacturing complex in Marshall, MN. In this role you will be a key player on the plant financial team providing key analysis and insights to guide decision making as well as taking a leadership role in challenging the plant to improve financial performance. Come join the team!


What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work on exciting, strategic projects in partnership with key leaders: showcase your technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of our manufacturing business and overall Schwan’s Company.

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.

  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees

  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.

  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits

Responsibilities

  • Reports, analyzes, forecasts, and interprets financial operating data. This may include profit/loss analysis, cost analysis, market niche reporting, regional performance assessments, customer proposals, rate of return, depreciation, and any other ad-hoc analysis of interest to management.
  • Participates in the preparation and compilation of the annual financial plan which may include functional area specific modeling, time-series analysis, and graphic presentation of both operating and financial data.
  • Prepares complex financial analysis reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects in satisfactory manner given abstract project guidelines.
  • Interprets and applies policies and procedures to new situations.
  • Advises on and recommends to management desirable operational adjustments and interprets budget to actual variance.
  • May perform ROI analysis investments, develops operating metrics, reviews performance to plan and conduct prior year's variance analysis, reviews business unit financial statements and policies to ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Assists other Finance and organizational areas with financial matters as required and may serve as a mentor and evaluator of lower level staff.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred

Years of Related Experience: Typically has 5-7 years related experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Advanced PC skills including Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced understanding of financial analysis and accounting policies, procedures, programs, and processes.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient use of automated general ledger systems and reporting tools (SAP, SQL, Cognos, ReportNet, and BEx).
  • Advanced skills in the development of financial ratios and comparative analysis.
  • Thorough understanding of general accounting principles and accepted standards; CPA or pursuit of CPA preferred.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Exempt
Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.
Req #: 19000405
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