Sr Financial Analyst - Procurement

Conagra Brands, Inc Located in: Omaha, NE

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

The Senior Financial Analyst â?? Enterprise Procurement Finance will support the financial planning and reporting processes for the Enterprise Procurement Organization.  The position will be responsible for accurate reporting of financial results, forecasts, the annual budget process, variance analysis, data consolidation and special projects. The position performs highly complex analysis and research for the assigned financial areas. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide analytics and research to support brand pricing strategies and actions
  • Develop financial models to allow for margin management analysis
  • Prepare summary analyses and presentation packages to discuss recommendations for action with Procurement, Brand & Senior Management
  • Analyze & Report on cost reduction projects for assigned areas
  • Support the annual financial plan and monthly forecast processes
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement and cost savings
  • Leverage analytics and insights that deliver solutions
  • Other special projects and ad hoc reporting as required
  • Establish strong working relationship with business partners to provide effective counsel and analysis to assist meeting the established financial objectives.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelorâ??s Degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • Five years general business and financial experience
  • Self motivation to perform in a fast pace environment
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong knowledge of general business concepts
  • Strong computer skills in MS Excel required
  • Ability to analyze and assimilate financial information into actionable data and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively manage those relationships
  • Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
  • Experience accurately forecasting in a given area and understanding the key drivers of that area
  • Ability to leverage analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful financial strategies and solutions
  • Knowledge of Cost Accounting and Commodity markets preferred
  • Experience with SAP and multi-dimensional database tools (Access and/or SQL) preferred

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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. â??

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COMPANY INFORMATION

Conagra Brands (NYSE: CAG) is an approximately $8 billion company that combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus and entrepreneurial spirit. We’re transforming the way we operate to fulfill what consumers and customers want, in a smart, simple way. We’re modernizing our iconic food brands, leveraging fresh opportunities and adapting to a changing landscape – all with a culture that’s ready to capture growth and drive shareholder value.

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