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Finance Analyst (Contractor)

City & State: 

West Columbia, SC, US, 29172

Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

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

This temporary position is responsible for supporting the Supply Chain Finance activities at the bakery. A close working relationship with the bakery management team and in particular, the Controller, must be maintained in order to provide financial analysis and business insight on a daily basis.


  • Support the Controller in a multitude of areas including but not limited to: 1) process order reporting; 2) inventory management; 3) involvement in variance analysis); 5) ad-hoc analysis to support the Controller’s role.
  • Assist with month end, reporting and data analysis
  • Gather data and generate reports as required
  • Complete special projects as assigned.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 2+ years of related finance experience in a Manufacturing environment and/or training (Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting or finance); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and strong SAP and BOBJ skills are required.
  • Strong Microsoft Powerpoint and Outlook email skills  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced culture; must be able to re-prioritize tasks on short notice and adapt to a dynamic work atmosphere.
  • Strong understanding of standard costing methods and concepts
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand complex business issues and requests and develop and communicate sound analyses with moderate direction
  • Team orientation with ability to work well across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Be a self-starter that is dependable, highly motivated and requires minimal supervision.






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.