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Senior Financial Analyst - NA Specialty Companies

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...Position Summary:Gordon Food Service is hiring a Senior Financial Analyst - Specialty Company. This candidate will compile financial information, prepares financial reports, analyzes business results, and provides financial advice to business. Also, applies cost accounting principles to build, maintain, and facilitate the North American costing model, being a trusted resource for plant controllers and cost accounting teams through the organization. Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates the North American Specialty Company costing model
  • Prepares weekly reporting to summarize current and projected company financial position to include but is not limited to: gross margin analysis, and expense analysis.
  • Partner with the cost accounting team to review product costing and maintain production cost variance oversight
  • Reviews weekly pricing for accuracy.
  • Ensures sales, margin, product cost, and freight & storage costs are accurate.
  • Possess familiarity with product cost management and standard costing derivation and variance analysis.
  • Works with business to develop the Annual Operating Plan (AOP).
  • Monitors internal control and risk assurance activities and ensures compliance with basic accounting principles and
  • company procedures.
  • Identifies trends and makes recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.
  • Analyzes data and develops reporting for management use as appropriate.
  • Adheres to the mission and cornerstone values and applicable practices of the organization.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other
  • literature.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and compile information in a timely fashion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Ideal candidate must have:
    • Must have knowledge of general ledger accounting, cost accounting and analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and internal control analysis and implementation. Experience manipulating large amounts of data.
    • Knowledge of general accounting cycle, with ability to journalize and reconcile activity that flows through the trial balance. Ability to recognize inaccurate coding, and the ability to understand AP, AR, Payroll, inventory processes. Has great ability to problem solve with accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Mathematical - arithmetic, measures, statistics, money
    • Knowledge of SAP, Blackline, and Anaplan applications.
    • Self Management - self direction, distraction, repetition, prioritization, fluctuations in workload, ambiguity, and accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments, maintains confidentiality.
    • Reacts well under pressure and approaches others in a tactful manner, possesses an entrepreneurial attitude, strategic visioning capabilities, strong decision making skills and enjoys working in a cross-functional team environment.
    • Must have a strong knowledge base of Microsoft Office products. Must be willing to take on additional tasks and duties when necessary.Experience:
      • Bachelor degree required Accounting, Finance, Business Admin, or a related field
      • At least 3 years previous accounting or financial analysis experience with an understanding of cost accounting, internal controls and a level of understanding of information technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.Adherence to Hybrid Work Policy: Adherence to the company's hybrid work policy is an essential function of the Senior Financial Analyst - Specialty Company position. The policy is subject to change, and employees will be required to adhere to those changes as a condition of their continued employment.Location:
        • 1300 Gezon Pkwy, Wyoming MI 49509
        • Hybrid Schedule 3 days in office 2 days remote
        • Monday to Friday
        • 8 am to 5 pmBE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Wyoming , Senior Financial Analyst - NA Specialty Companies, Professions , Wyoming, Michigan

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