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Financial Analyst - Supply Chain Finance (Hybrid Opportunity)

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Lisle
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityThe Supply Chain Finance team is seeking out driven, detail-oriented professionals to exercise GAAP principles while preserving the superior financial standing of our company. These personnel examine financial data for accurate costing, trends and opportunities, and performance against target. The Analyst will be responsible for analysis within the functional areas of the supply chain, including transportation, warehouse and inventory planning related transactions. Salary Range $54,000 - $79,750 Core Responsibilities
Prepare, review and distribute monthly financial reports for the transportation and warehousing division of Smithfield Foods.
Determines cost of operations by establishing standard costs; collecting operational data.
Identifies financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plan and forecast.
Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods.
Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close for assigned functional areas.
Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Assist in developing management reports through functional knowledge of our ERP system, including the following: SAP BI, SAP BPC & SAP General Ledger, as well as our transportation system.
Prepare ad-hoc reports and potential assignment to special studies/teams to assist management in evaluating key opportunities for the company.
Compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley internal reporting requirements.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or Economics and 2 years' experience in reporting, consolidation and financial analysis; or equivalent combination of education and experience .
Prior accounting/GAAP knowledge.
Experience in CPG industry is a plus.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel & Access).
Knowledge of data analytics systems and reporting functionality is a plus.
Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills.
Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical.
Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Chicago , Financial Analyst - Supply Chain Finance (Hybrid Opportunity), Accounting, Auditing , Lisle, Illinois

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