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Sr. Financial Analyst

City & State: 

Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

08085
Job Category:  Accounting & Finance
08085

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

Key Accountabilities

As part of the Bakery Finance group, you will work with multiple bakery locations.  This includes preparing and maintaining accounting records, performing the operational level monthly close and balance sheet account reconciliations, preparing spend and variance analysis reports, and ensuring process order settlement is complete and accurate.

 

Responsibilities

Collect, analyze, evaluate, and present data about the bakeries internal financial and operational performance, with an emphasis on accurate and timely delivery of results.

 

Prepare weekly Bakery analysis on: 

  • Capacity utilization
  • Spend
  • Material usage variance
  • Temp labor
     

Process Orders

•   Analyze production process order variances to ensure that production information is accurate and complete.  Provide insight to operations for continuous improvement

•   Ensures that production process orders are financially settled and closed

•   Ensure proper month end processing cut off

 

Perform month end close procedures for the Bakeries

  • Calculate accruals and prepare journal entries
  • Perform and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations

 

Perform GR/IR discrepancy investigation and resolution. Identify root cause to support bakery level process improvement.

 

Perform other duties as assigned or required.

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or general business
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
  • Good analytical, organizational skills, and time management skills
  • Understanding of cost accounting, month end closings and journal entries
  • Self-starter, dependable, adaptable, and requires minimal supervision   
  • Team player with strong people skills and the ability to communicate successfully
  • Willingness to be out in the plants partnering with operations required 
  • Able to work with management and cross functionally
  • Travel approximately 15%

 

Preferred

  • Accounting experience in food industry
  • SAP and BOBJ experience
  • Professional designation (CPA/CMA)

 

 

 

 

ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.