Senior Financial Analyst

Safeway Boise , ID 83701

Posted 5 days ago

Senior Financial Analyst

Albertsons Companies is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,294 stores, 23 distribution facilities and 20 manufacturing plants with over 275,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

This position will be based and located at our Corporate offices in Boise, Idaho.


As a Sr. Financial Analyst, you act as a Controller for multiple plants. You provide support to plant management and senior corporate management by working closely on business investments and opportunities to improve performance. You will work closely with a small team of analysts and other finance functions across Supply Chain. As the primary liaison, you will develop relationships with plant management to support all directed initiatives.


  • Provide support to Business Unit leadership team and plants for all plant directed initiatives/studies.

  • Provide in-depth analysis of financial/operational performance versus plan and forecast.

  • Lead the development of the annual operating plan.

  • Identify opportunities to improve plant performance using best practice analyses.

  • Prepare capital and business investment analyses.

  • Prepare post-completion capital audits.

  • Provide support to management for self-manufacture versus outsource analyses.

  • Provide analytical support to management on ad-hoc projects.

  • Develop and lead financial training for plants and support departments.

Education Level:

  • 4-year college degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred.

Experience Level:

  • 3-5 years' experience in accounting, financial planning, and budgeting in a major consumer product manufacturing company preferred.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing based cost accounting desirable; both theoretical and practical is a plus.

  • Able to handle multiple assignments and manage competing priorities with tight deadlines.

  • Highly motivated problem solver with high degree of initiative and sense of urgency.

  • Natural curiosity and desire to learn.

  • Strong analytical, oral/written communication and presentation skills.

  • Detail oriented and able to manage large quantities of data.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.

  • Experience interacting with senior management.

  • Continuous process improvement mindset.

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Travel: Less than 10% travel.

Physical Environment:

  • Work typically performed in a temperature-controlled environment.

  • Uses calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment during a normal workday.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons Companies' policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace. All applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug screen before final employment.


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