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Senior Financial Analyst, Sales & Trade

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Reporting to the Manager, finance you will enhance value by providing finance expertise, to the Sales and Brand organizations. Partner with teams to provide relevant business analytics and fact-based recommendations to assist to help accomplish shared financial goals. - Minimum 5 years related experience. Position Responsibilities Help manage the monthly Trade, Slotting, and Other Sales Deductions forecasts, including explanation of key drivers, risks, and opportunities Help build Annual Operating Plan for Trade, Slotting, and Other Sales Deductions, and communicating variances and drivers to our organization Participate in the annual process of building allocations (targets) to Field Sales working with internal partners and articulate key drivers and changes Oversee Trade, Slotting, and Other Sales Deductions reporting, including business reviews with Senior Leadership Work with Customer Strategy Planning team to understand risks and opportunities between Sales projections, targets, and the internal P&Ls Assist and understand pricing recommendations and customer spending strategy changes to ensure we have appropriate visibility in the P&L Manage standardized reporting around Trade and Slotting Ensure full Trade & Sales Finance team helps translate field forecasts into the P&L Complete ad hoc requests (such as Customer P&Ls, analyses in the areas of Trade tactics, returns on investment, promotion breakeven, promotion strategy, pricing realization, competitive analyses); provide recommendations to management Guide and analyze projects for the Sales and Sales Finance organizations Manage a variety of financial responsibilities surrounding Sales analysis including, , development of standardized Sales management reporting and analysis, Customer scorecards, Trade and Sales forecast/trend reporting, Customer performance/profitability Evaluate monthly and quarterly Sales metrics/scorecards including Brand and Customer gross and net sales performance, working Trade expense, cost of goods sold, and Customer profitability Position Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting required Minimum 5 years of professional general business and financial experience P&L experience along with knowledge of financial systems and accounting concepts Experience forecasting in a given area and understanding the key drivers of that area Use analytics to generate meaningful financial solutions Experience leading multiple stage projects from conception to completion Build relationships and partnerships with internal customers and peers Excel (can perform complex functions), PowerPoint, and SAP Proficiency managing and making recommendations for efficiencies with systems and tools Fundamental knowledge of GAAP accounting policies 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 future Our 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-Hybrid Our 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, Des Plaines , Senior Financial Analyst, Sales & Trade, Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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