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Senior Financial Analyst, SG&A Finance

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryReporting to the Finance Director, you will perform interpretive financial analysis for the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, specifically for Sales, General, and Administrative (SG&A) accounts. You will work closely with business partners and communicate forecasting recommendations and actual results to FP&A management and senior business leaders. Finally, individuals are an active leader for key finance cross-functional projects and display a bias-for-action.Position Responsibilities

  • Support the financial planning, forecasting and reporting process for our SG&A expenses.
  • Present Monthly/Quarterly financial results and forecasts to senior business leaders for -SG&A expenses
  • Partner with senior business leaders to provide recommendations that ensure sound financial decisions are being made.
  • Provide financial guidance to business partners and management through continuous improvement of reporting and existing processes.
  • Enhance automation efforts and modernize reporting capabilities
  • Support investment request preparation and reviews including ROI analysis, spend control and post audit analysis.
  • Analyze and tracks cost synergies attributed to M&A activityPosition Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting required
    • 4+ years of work experience in finance or accounting
    • Experience with financial modeling and/or enhancing reporting systems
    • Proven understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and how to apply it
    • Analyze data to provide insights and recommendations to business partners
    • Proactively identifies opportunities and solutions to business issues
    • Develop trust and credibility across the organization
    • Ability and courage to challenge assumptions & status quo
    • Operates with a high degree of self-initiative and produces significant results
    • Implement continuous process improvements
    • Maintain strategic view of the business and function (analytics to drive change, long-term view)
    • At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the futureOur Modern Workplace:Conagra's culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires you work from our Chicago office 3 days a week.#LI-GS1#LI-HybridOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
      • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
      • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
      • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
      • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of -North America's -leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye -, -Marie Callender's -, Banquet -, Healthy Choice -, Slim Jim -, Reddi-wip -, and Vlasic -, and emerging brands, including Angie's - BOOMCHICKAPOP -, Duke's -, Earth Balance -, Gardein -, and Frontera -.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands -is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ---

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Downers Grove , Senior Financial Analyst, SG&A Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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