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Senior Financial Analyst

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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Description
(Overview)

At Schwan’s Company, the opportunities are real, and the sky is the limit; this isn’t just a job, it’s a seat at the table.  Around here, every job matters, every voice counts, and every person contributes in a big way.  As part of our front lines, we look to you to execute business, build relationships and take pride in your work because at Schwan’s, you lead the way and we value what you bring. Our passion is our food. Our secret is our people.  

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more.  To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute and thrive, visit www.schwanscompany.com

Position

We are hiring a Sr. Financial Analyst to be based at corporate offices in Bloomington, MN.  If you consider yourself a Business Consultant first, who happens to also be a finance whiz, this role might be for you! This Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting planning, forecasting, modeling, and analysis for an assigned channel, function or department.  The Sr. Financial Analyst is a vital business consultant to their cross-functional partners providing reporting, analytics, and perspective for profitable channel or portfolio growth. 

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. Great jumping off point to move from this Sr. Financial Analyst role into a Finance leader position across the organization
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees
  • Support from team members who are authentic, good-natured, and highly skilled
  • Competitive compensation including a flexible time off program and a “dress for your day” office environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Reports, analyzes, forecasts and interprets financial and operating data. This may include profit/loss analysis, cost analysis, regional performance assessments, risk/benefit analysis, and any other ad-hoc analysis.
  • 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.
  • Pro forma P&L for new product innovation, both close in and long term
  • Prepares complex financial analysis reports and completes individual analytical projects when given abstract project guidelines.
  • Advises on and recommends to management desirable operational adjustments and interprets budget to actual variance.
  • May perform analyses such as ROI, capital modeling, profitability, risk/benefit, costing, pricing, etc.
  • Reviews performance to plan and conduct prior year's variance analysis.
  • May develop ad hoc models to ensure profitability of investment decisions, new product development, etc.
  • Reviews business unit financial statements and policies to ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines.

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
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Monthly presentations to senior leadership to include developing and conveying rational, defensible, fact-based perspectives and recommendations.
  • Proactive mindset.  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient use of automated general ledger systems and reporting tools (SAP SQL Cognos ReportNet and BEx)
  • Advanced understanding of financial / ROI analysis and financial planning and forecasting
  • 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.

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
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Monthly presentations to senior leadership to include developing and conveying rational, defensible, fact-based perspectives and recommendations.
  • Proactive mindset.  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient use of automated general ledger systems and reporting tools (SAP SQL Cognos ReportNet and BEx)
  • Advanced understanding of financial / ROI analysis and financial planning and forecasting
  • 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: Req #: 21002500

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Brand Logos
  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's