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Financial Analyst, Brand Finance

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to the Finance Manager, you will perform moderately complex financial analysis, present recommendations to management, and identify and investigate issues related to assigned projects. You will be a strong cross functional partner. Responsibilities include managing innovation product financials, quarterly forecasting, period close, annual operation plan (AOP), and metrics/scorecarding. Minimum 3 years related experience.Position Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive financial analysis and models for requests related to product development, customer analysis, competitive analysis, and pricing.
  • Lead development of P&Ls for new product launches working cross functionally to gather inputs, vet assumptions, and provide recommendations on projects.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to assess business needs as well as resolve risks and opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Update the quarterly forecast based on business changes. - Communicate changes to business partners by providing specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on the changes and guidance on potential risk.
  • Participate in month-end/quarter-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues.
  • Evaluate and provide periodic metrics, scorecards and reports
  • Provide FP&A support as needed and participate in finance wide-projects depending on business needsPosition Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • 3+ years of professional general business and financial experience
    • Experience in P&L management, along with knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts.
    • Ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and manage those relationships.
    • Experience working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge.
    • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, including leveraging analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful strategies and solutions.
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Experience with SAP or other software tools preferred.
    • 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 3-4 days a week.#LI-GS1#LI-Hybrid#LI-MSLOur 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 -.Conagra 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 , Financial Analyst, Brand Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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