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Manager, Plant Finance

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Russellville
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryReporting to the Sr. Director Finance, you will be a player in the plant management team providing insights to guide decision-making, and taking a leadership role in challenging the plant to improve financial performance. Provide leadership to the local plant finance team to ensure the financial accounting and reporting needs of the plant are met to enable the plant management team to meet their budgeted financial objectives.Position ResponsibilitiesLead the local plant finance teamYou will provide financial advice, along with accurate operational performance reporting, to the plant management team to ensure sound financial and operational decisionsUse analysis techniques and metrics to identify and make recommendations to plant management to improve operational performance and lower unit costsProvide finance leadership for Lean Manufacturing/TPM initiatives at the plant levelInstill cost control and planning discipline to assist senior plant management in controlling manufacturing costsLead the annual business planning process for the plant, including preparation of the financial manufacturing business plan and product standard costsYou will assist plant management team with capital planning, including calculating and evaluating financial payback on all capital expenditure proposalsWork with divisional and corporate finance/business units on several initiatives including: providing cost information for innovation and cost reduction projects, identifying cost/performance improvement opportunities and leadership of divisions or companywide initiativesEnsure the accuracy and integrity of the plants accounting systems and records, and strict compliance to all company policies, procedures and controlsDevelop necessary ERP system proficiency for both finance and other plant functionsUse systems capability to enhance data access, analytics and management reportingAreas include materials cost and usage management, labor cost and use, asset utilization and overhead expenditure controlPosition QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance requiredMinimum 7 years of professional experience in Finance/Accounting in a manufacturing environmentExperience with financial modeling.Fundamental knowledge of, understanding of internal and external research methods for, and driving compliance of GAAPIntermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups and other data manipulation formulas).Experience working with and making recommendations for efficiencies with systems and tools, such as SAP (R/3, FICO, BI)Identify areas for continuous improvement and/or cost reductions and making recommendations for enhancementConsolidate complex information into usable customer-oriented formatsNumber of Days in Office: 5#LI-GS1#LI-Onsite#LI-MSLOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

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