Sr. Analyst, Finance - Supply Chain

Illinois, United States
10 days ago


Job Posting Title

Sr. Analyst, Finance - Supply ChainPosition Summary

Role Description

The Senior Cost Analyst of Supply Chain Finance is a critical position responsible for supporting new and existing product costing, analysis and forecasting activities across the supply chain organization. This highly visible role will be responsible for supporting day-to-day business partnering with the supply chain team as well as driving best-in-class improvements in process and analytical capabilities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be a passionate business partner for the Supply Chain team through the following activities:
    • Acquire deep understanding of the various business drivers behind manufacturing, procurement and logistics functional areas
    • Complete new product cost estimates and ensure accuracy of standard costs.
    • Communicate actionable business recommendations and fact-based analytics, delivering against stated objectives
    • Support internal audit of cycle monthly inventory cycle counts, forecasting and other month end reporting and controls.
    • Support key month-end and year-end closing and control procedures including production order settlement process, physical inventory and external audit.
    • Assist in the development of the operating forecast and annual business/strategic plan
    • Constructively challenge and question various business decisions offering alternative recommendations
    • Provide technical expertise and best-in-class process and control improvements to the Supply Chain team
  • Participate and sometimes lead various finance-wide projects resulting in a well-controlled operating system - projects will vary depending on business needs

Competencies/Skills/Knowledge Required

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and drive for results through effective collaboration
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and modeling skills
  • Intellectually curious
  • Proven track record of driving change and process improvements
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
  • Strength of character; must be tough-minded and able to deal with change, and thrive in an environment that challenges the status quo

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in operations finance, ideally with supply chain or plant costing experience from a top CPG organization
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA/MBA preferred
  • SAP experience strongly preferred

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58736121
  • Location:
    Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Sr. Analyst, Finance - Supply Chain
  • Company Name: Ferrara
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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