Senior Financial Analyst - Brand Fp&A

Campbell Soup Co Camden , NJ 08101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Meals and Beverage Brand Finance FP&A team is recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst based out of our Headquarters located in Camden, New Jersey. Campbell's Meals and Beverage Division generates $4.2B in sales on an annual basis.

The Senior Financial Analyst will provide strong analytical-based decision support and reporting support to the US Simple Meals and Beverage division. In this role, the individual will be critical in the innovation and commercialization process, monthly close and projection cycle, and the annual and monthly marketing budget process. This role will have detailed exposure to the entire P&L for Brands and specific products as it will work hand in hand with the Finance leads of the Business Units and cross-functional teams such as R&D, Marketing and Supply Chain.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Innovation & Commercialization

Serves as the primary finance partner on the innovation and commercialization teams. This will include developing new product P&L's to understand the viability of different innovation ideas and adjusting the financials as the project matures. Works to provide recommendations and advise the cross functional teams of financial implications to consider while highlighting key performance indicators. Presents project details to senior managers across brand finance, sales finance, and supply chain finance to gain alignment.

Monthly Close and Projection Cycle

Responsible for the various monthly close activities to ensure the books are closed in an accurate and timely manner. Beyond the close process and monthly reporting needs, the individual will support analyzing and explaining business drivers for the monthly results, ultimately forming recommendations for the upcoming projection cycle. Understanding "what happened", "why did it happen" and "what does that mean as we look forward" are important aspects of this role.

Marketing Budgeting Process

Supports the Marketing teams to create and submit an annual operating plan budget. Responsible for the monthly close and projection process by providing analytical insight regarding financial results, highlighting risks, opportunities, or trends that could impact projections.

Reporting

Drives standardization and simplification throughout the reporting needs of the Division. Reporting spans from monthly reports to the creation of presentations for leadership level audiences.

Additional Responsibilities

Beyond the items noted above, this role will act as a partner to the finance leads in assisting in multiple scenario planning, annual operating plans, strategic plans, presentation creation and ad-hoc requests from our cross functional partners.

COMPLEXITY AND SCOPE:

  • Must perform a variety of financial functions including, but not limited to, corporate finance, planning, budgeting and detailed financial analysis

  • Must be a self-starter who can deal with ambiguous situations

  • Must be comfortable dealing with multiple agendas and driving decisions through influencing without authority

  • Effectively partner with cross functional teams and manage concurrent project timelines with the ability to prioritize accordingly

  • Exceptional data analysis and financial modeling capabilities with a strong understanding of core financial concepts

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree - preferably in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 3 years professional related experience

  • Understanding and experience with the P&L or budgeting and forecasting processes

  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities including prior financial modeling

  • Ability to take on critical projects, as well as lead multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment

  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word, and Power Point

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED (NOT REQUIRED):

  • Knowledge of SAP (EPM) preferred

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The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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