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FINANCIAL ANALYST - Culinary Solutions

Company: JBS USA
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Swift Prepared Foods is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Swift Prepared Foods was recently acquired by JBS, the world's leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial c hallenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality. Our Mission: To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS. Our Values: Role: The Financial A nalyst position functions as a business support person to the financial management team. -- The role will -- be instrumental in bringing analytical analyses to leadership team to enable decisions that directly impact business performance and outcomes. -- The position supports month-end close and special projects as requested, and works closely with General Manager to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform department(s) on cost d r ivers and variances. -- This position will provide accounting support through review and validation of material transactions and processes to increase the accuracy of our financial statements. This position provides the candidate with opportunities to identify, lead, and drive process improvements, while working in a team environment and interact with multiple functions across the organization. Responsibilities:

  • Assist with monthly accruals and the closing process
  • I mplement internal controls and assist with SOX compliance across the organization.
  • Review inventory and complet e monthly slow moving / obsolete analysis
  • Determine monthly sales cut off and prepare sales in transit SAB 104 JE
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including yields, freight and storage, packaging , and ingred ients.
  • Review standard waste factors and work with plant on opportunities to reduce waste
  • T rack metrics within -- fixed and variable -- expenses a nd report gaps against forecasts
  • R eport actual vs. budget and prior period results by location on monthly basis .
  • Assist with weekly forecasts of financial results compared to budget
  • Lead support for admin and specialty cost centers
  • Review Balance Sheet and P&L and prepare management reports post close. The above list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Skills and -- Qualifications: A n individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field -- required
    • 3+ years of progressive experience with financial analytics
    • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to details
    • S trong in Excel and Power Point
    • SAP experience is a +
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Action oriented with ability to multi-task
    • T eam player with a positive, can do attitude and agility to multiple work streams Travel: 15% - 25% Travel at start, will gradually decline to less than 15% -- Physical Demands / Work Environment : R ole is based will be temporarily based at-- the Chicago Office but will eventually be assigned to the Culinary Solutions Plant and must be willing to relocate. This individual will also be expected to visit our plants and participate in analysis on the plant floor. While at the plant facility, employee will be subject to extreme temperatures, humid/wet environments and other hazards common to a food manufacturing facility -- The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background check for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. If interested, please apply at Swift Prepared Foods -- is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: JBS USA, Chicago , FINANCIAL ANALYST - Culinary Solutions, Hospitality & Tourism , Chicago, Illinois

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