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Post Consumer Brands
Full Time
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Job description
Business Unit Overview: At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team! Brand: With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we’ve earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That’s where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen. Location Description: Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America. Responsibilities: As a Financial Analyst, Manufacturing, you will be responsible for the analysis, control, and maintenance of financial information for use as a business tool by Post Consumer Brands plant management. Information will be used to measure performance, improve operating costs, analyze capital expenditures, and contribute to achieving cost and return on investment goals. The position will report to our Manufacturing Finance Manager and will have a direct impact on the financial performance and reporting functions of the Campbell Mill, Ames Mill, and South DC facilities in Northfield, MN. This position will be hybrid, working in Lakeville, Northfield, and remotely.
Major Job Activities/Duties:
  • Supports the monthly forecasting and financial close process, ensuring accurate and timely close.
  • Proactively analyzes cost drivers and communicates issues and opportunities, while identifying and interpreting trends.
  • Works cross-functionally to forecast and explain variances within operational results on a monthly basis.
  • Assists with the creation and validation of manufacturing capital investment requests to determine whether Return on Investment and payback period meets/exceeds corporate guidelines.
  • Provides financial and process guidance as a trusted business partner to cross-functional peers and leaders, while ensuring that adequate internal controls are in place to safeguard inventory and fixed assets.
  • Support various ad hoc requests and special projects as assigned.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics.
  • Minimum 0-2+ years of finance/accounting experience. Experience in a plant/operational environment preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing and cost accounting in a standard cost environment is beneficial.
  • High degree of accuracy and very detail oriented
  • Experience working in a high growth, high change environment is preferred.
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills are required. Ability to effectively communicate, organize, and set priorities are critical to success.
  • Strong Excel skills are an important requirement. The candidate must be a self-starter, capable of operating at a high level of performance in an environment that is dynamic, constantly changing, and flexibly structured.
Working Location: Hybrid/Onsite/Remote This position will be hybrid working in Lakeville, Northfield, and remotely a couple of days a week. Corporate office in Lakeville, MN and Campbell Mill Plant in Northfield, MN
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