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Financial Planning Analyst

Company: HARIBO of America
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Finance & Business Planning, the -Financial Planning Analyst will deliver valued information via actual, forecast, operating plan, and management reporting. This is an integral role in collaborating closely with numerous cross-functional teams to analyze and impact business results, support the business performance presentation to upper management, as well as leading ad hoc projects. The Financial Planning Analyst -operates in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, and influences the decisions of senior business leaders.Our associates are our most valuable asset. - At HARIBO of America we are committed to a comprehensive benefit program that helps our employee stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a positive work life balance. We provide fully paid health insurance premiums and generous HSA contribution, 10 paid Holiday plus Paid Time Off/PTO, competitive 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. -Additionally, we offer community involvement opportunities and career growth opportunities.Responsibilities+ Prepare consolidation of monthly P vs. plan/LBE/ LY, including volume, NNS, EVA, financial bridges, hedging reporting, historical trends, and SG performance+ Assist in the preparation and consolidation of the LBE, annual operating plan and marketing, and sales dialog financials+ Assist in the development and maintenance of budgeting, forecasting, and modeling tools+ Assist in the preparation of Board decks for upper management in partnership with business leaders and cross-functional finance partners+ Lead the monthly Finance / Check-in meeting and actively provide budget owners with specific, actionable, and forward-looking commentary on variances+ Assist in the development of a monthly P forecast and work with other finance associates as well as with Accounting to improve forecast accuracy -+ Assist in the preparation of business cases and financial modeling in collaboration with other HoA associates+ Assist in the preparation of Full Cost-Benefit analysis+ Assist in the month-end financial close of assigned components of the P including identification and resolution of unusual items in a timely manner+ Assist Senior Finance Director in the support to internal and external auditors+ Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned areas along with support analysis/ back up+ Other duties as assignedQualifications+ A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is required+ Minimum 2.5 -years of experience in Finance or Accounting in CPG industry -+ Experience working with SAP is a must-have+ Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight turnaround times for deliverable+ Ability to partner with people at all levels of the organization is required+ Strong communication, interpersonal, influencing, and analytical skills are required+ Demonstrated proficiency with MS ExcelPreferred Qualifications+ Master's Degree/ MBA, CMA or CPA or other financial certification preferred+ Knowledge of business operations, preferably in the consumer-packaged-goods (CPG) industry+ Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects while ensuring tasks get completed on a timely basis+ Advanced proficiency in MS Excel+ Proven ability to deal with ambiguity and change in a dynamic business environment+ Experience providing support cross-functionally is a plusWhat can you expect?You will be part of a successful family-run company with core values that is growing internationally faster than ever before. We nurture long-term associate relationships, work-life blend, rich learning environment, and a tangible impact in the company's success.ABOUT YOU:Are you looking to make a meaningful impact with your work? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you a people-person with a passion for consumer-packaged goods? Does working in a growing organization excite you? If the answer is yes, then this is the job for you! Working at HARIBO inspires childlike happiness through the impactful work, dedication, and passion for our brand. Come join our team, where our associates are our greatest asset!The Happy World of HARIBO is more than a business; we're family. We always have been, since our founding in 1920. For the last 100 years, while we've expanded internationally and created over 1,000 confectionery treats, we've known our talented Associates are behind our greatest successes. That's why we're committed to investing in their growth, development and career opportunities.At HARIBO, you're empowered to charter your own path with mentoring and support from colleagues throughout the business. We encourage you to try new things, think of possibilities and aim higher - all while having fun delivering moments of childlike happiness to our gummi fans in the U.S.Our core values and focus on long-term success continue to guide the way we do business every day. Our success story is rooted in our teams, and giving them the autonomy, support and freedom to make the best decisions for our consumers, customers and each other.We give back to the places where we live and work. We listen to our consumers and get excited about innovation. We encourage diverse schools of thought and nurture inclusivity. We work to inspire joy through sweet treats that are fun to share. Want to know more about us? Please visit of America, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. Employment at HARIBO of America, Inc. is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, including protected veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. HARIBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also HARIBO's policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.HARIBO is committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please contact the location for which you are applying and ask to speak with the human resources representative or email by JazzHR

Keywords: HARIBO of America, Des Plaines , Financial Planning Analyst, Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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