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Finance Director - Global Markets

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to the Vice President, finance you will be a partner to the VP General Manager of Global Markets, providing financial expertise, leadership and support to the Global Markets organization. Responsibilities include planning, forecasting, management and analysis of the Global Markets P&L and being a capable financial advisor to the VP of International Finance, being a liaison with other regional finance directors. Manage the development of the Global Markets finance team.Position Responsibilities

  • You will provide financial leadership and analysis to Global Markets, partner to VP GM of Global Markets
  • Lead development of strategic plan, annual plan and business forecasts providing specific, actionable and forward-looking deep insights on the changes and guidance on potential risk
  • Develop/implement necessary processes to support internal forecasting/reporting requirements resulting in optimized forecast accuracy
  • Improve financial modeling and processes with an ultimate objective of creating accurate financial projections in an efficient manner
  • Identify and communicate key financial and business drivers in order to influence decisions
  • You will lead communication of plan, forecast, and actual results to Global Markets Leadership Team and VP of International Finance
  • Direct the monthly close process
  • Manage SOX compliance, support internal and external audits
  • Provide the Global Markets finance team with training and ongoing development
  • You will lead the development of monthly and quarterly reporting packages by International and Corporate
  • Partner with IT to ensure the systems supporting Global Markets are operational and continue to refine design of the systems
  • Participate in and support finance team and Global Markets projects as needed
  • Manage team of managers and financial analysts to meet objectives
  • Support VP of International Finance in developing international financial analytic competenciesPosition Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field
    • 10 years work experience with 5+ years financial management and FP&A experience, preferably in consumer packaged goods industry
    • CPA, CMA certification and/or MBA preferred
    • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
    • Ability to analyze and assimilate relevant data into key financial recommendations and decisions
    • International experience in CPG industry preferred
    • Spanish language desirable, not required
    • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively managing those relationship
    • 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 days a week.#LI-GS1#LI-Hybrid#LI-DirectorOur 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, Chicago , Finance Director - Global Markets, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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