Financial Analyst - Food and Beverage - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD60,000 - USD70,000
  • Remote flexibility
  • Multi-Billion Dollar Global Company, Leading their Industry

About Our Client

I'm currently partnered with the Director of FP&A at one of the world's largest, multi-billion dollar food manufacturers as they start their search to identify a Financial Analyst to join their growing team. They foster a family-oriented, highly collaborative culture that continues to drive success and push the limits in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description

  • Partner with the food service (indirect) team to drive profitable growth and key decision-making for the food service business
  • Provide decision making support to drive net sales and margin improvement at various levels
  • Interaction with cross-functional teams to drive pricing and trade spends
  • Contribute to improve sales forecast and timely proposal of actions to mitigate trade risks and maximize opportunity
  • Develop and implement various financial analyses including product/customer profitability, key customer requests, trends and drivers, customer bid proposal support, etc
  • Stay up to date on market conditions/pricing for various product categories
  • Enable Sales teams to effectively manage trade budgets and maximize performance behind spending
  • Any necessary ad-hoc projects



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The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Finance or related field
  • 0-3+ years of experience with finance, preferably in the consumer product goods organization
  • Strong SAP skills
  • Trade Finance experience is a plus
  • Trend/Pricing Analysis experience is a plus
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong results and action oriented
  • Good business acumen
  • Influencing and leadership skills

What's on Offer

  • Remote working flexibility
  • Bonus structure
  • PTO
  • 401k
  • Ample career progression
  • Gaining national exposure
  • Amazing mentorship and development
  • Leader in their space
Contact
Connor Forgue
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5397507

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
Industry
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Connor Forgue
Job Reference
JN-032022-5397507