Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.
You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.
We are hiring a Senior Financial Analyst for our Dairy Foods Business Unit ($4B in sales). You will report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Dairy Foods and work to facilitate the capital review and approval process. In addition, the role will prepare forward looking analytics, complete periodic reporting and support business P&Ls. You will be a trusted business partner who can work both cross functionally and up and down the chain. The role requires a candidate with strong FP&A skills who excels at communicating effectively with stakeholders and exhibits attention to detail. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous process improvement and the ability to team cross-functionally.
Facilitate the Dairy Foods Capital & Post Completion Review processes
Coordinate capital contingency and overrun request processing
Support business P&Ls with insights to monthly results and forecasts.
Monitor and forecast capital cash spending
Monitor and forecast Dairy Foods Business Unit cash flow
Work effectively within FP&A team, including cross functional FP&A teams by partnering to ensure timely completion of forecasts, monthly outlooks, variance analysis and annual business plan processes
Use advanced BI skills to mine data and turn it into decision quality information
Special projects as assigned including working capital improvement, invested capital analysis, business financial metric generation, etc.
Bachelor’s degree required with either accounting or finance major; CMA, MBA or CPA certification desired
6-8 years of progressive finance/accounting experience strongly desired
Prior experience Hyperion Essbase Planning, JDE applications and BI tools preferred; Proficient with Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.
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
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
Be comfortable working with senior management
Demonstrated project ownership and multi-tasking skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
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About Land O'Lakes
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 2020 annual sales of $14 billion, Land O'Lakes is one of the nation's largest cooperatives, ranking 232 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 and businesses in agriculture 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.