The Finance Specialist position is responsible to assist in reporting insights, analysis, forecasting and planning for the Organization. Key analytics include: Volume, Gross Sales, Net Sales and Share by Customer, Channel, Brand and Geography. Assess performance and alignment of current strategy vs. established goals and market dynamics.
Build strong relationships with the marketing teams and create a strategic partnership.
Understand business results through P&L analysis ... trends, earnings variation, mix, and various ad-hoc analyses and be willing and able to communicate those findings.
Work closely with the marketing team to understand the value and expected impact of products and brands, forecast impact on business, and provide insights on past and future programs.
Analyze business/brand results identifying ways to manage cost and enhance earnings.
Provide insights on brand performance; including financial / P&L, KPI's / metrics, etc.
Lead and develop less experienced associates .
Degree in Finance, Business Admin or related field required.
CPG, Food Service or DSD experience preferred but not required.
At least 7-10 years of progressive analysis experience required.
Financial knowledge and general accounting knowledge.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Oracle Financials and leveraging business intelligence systems. Intermediate/Strong MS Excel modeling and data management capabilities.
Well organized and detail oriented.
Strong written and oral communication skills along with MS Powerpoint presentation skills.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.