Join Land O’Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America’s favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.
You’ll be joining a team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.
We’re looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food’s toughest challenges.
Due to an internal move, we're hiring a Senior Financial Analyst to provide financial planning & analysis support for businesses within the Dairy Foods portfolio ($4B in sales). You will be a trusted business partner and cross functional team member to provide forward looking financial analysis to enhance decision support to our Dairy Foods business. This role is expected to bring key insights to the business to help drive long term growth and requires a candidate with strong FP&A skills who excels at communicating effectively with stakeholders in the business. A candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous process improvement and the ability to team cross-functionally.
Support Dairy Foods business units with insights to monthly, quarterly, and annual results
Serve as primary contact to business leaders for financial forecasts, annual plans and monthly results
Provide Sales, Admin and Marketing functions with effective metrics and reporting tools to ensure budget commitments are met
Work effectively within FP&A team, including cross functional FP&A teams by partnering to ensure timely completion of forecasts, monthly outlooks and variance analysis and annual business plan processes
Advance the use of BI tools for customer profitability metrics and ad-hoc analysis
Process improvements to continually improve information accuracy including customer and product line profitability analysis
Special projects as assigned including capital spend analysis, working capital improvement, etc.
Bachelor’s degree required with either accounting or finance major; CMA, MBA or CPA certification desired
6-10 years of progressive finance/accounting experience
Prior experience with Hyperion Essbase Planning and BI tools preferred; Proficient with Excel, Word, and Power Point
Working knowledge & direct application of balance sheets, income statements and cash flow concepts
Forecasting, analysis, and budgeting experience required
Prior experience with financial modeling preferred
Strong analytical skills
Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
Be comfortable working with senior management
Demonstrated project ownership and multi-tasking skills
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Internal Number: R-13343
About Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2019 annual sales of $14 billion, Land O'Lakes is one of the nation's largest cooperatives, ranking 212 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 99 years of operation, Land O'Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Truterra, LLC. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O'Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minn.