Finance Manager

Omaha , Nebraska |$120-140K | Job ID: 98937

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the leading CPG food brands in America to find a Finance Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a finance manager located or looking to relocate to Omaha, Nebraska.


Finance Manager Responsibilities:

  • Passionate business partner to Supply Chain and all cross-functional teams
  • Translate manufacturing activity and costs to Brand P&Ls; communicate results to Supply Chain, Brand Finance and Brand Management with actionable insights
  • Finance liaison for I&F Supply Chain and cross-functional partners in coordination of business analysis, month-end close, quarterly forecast and annual operating plan (AOP)
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, coaching employees and developing personal growth opportunities
  • Accomplish staff job results by coaching and counseling employees; plan, monitor and appraise job results; conduct training; implement enforcing systems, policies and procedures
  • Serve as a business partner for specified function on accounting and finance related questions; assess business needs, resolve risks and opportunities in a timely manner and clearly communication of issues/business results
  • Lead the preparation and compilation of the annual operating plan (AOP) and strategic plan for assigned component of the P&L and related balance sheet accounts
  • Update the quarterly forecast for assigned function based on business changes; actively communicate changes to business partners by providing specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on the various changes as well as guidance on potential risk
  • Lead month-end/quarter-end close activities for I&F Platform to ensure completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues in a timely manner
  • Provide comprehensive financial analysis and models for various requests depending on the assigned function (product development, customer analysis, competitive analysis, pricing, etc.)
  • Responsible for project work that will rotate and cut across several different financial disciplines including, but not limited to FP&A, new product development, manufacturing investments, and in-market investments
  • Lead the development of metrics, scorecards and reporting for assigned function
  • Evaluate and deliver periodic metrics, scorecards and reports
  • Participate and/or lead various finance wide-projects, projects will vary depending on business needs
  • Provide leadership and support for system/tool changes and upgrades
  • Seek and implement process improvements through technology and automation

 

Finance Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
  • MBA or CPA/CMA certification preferred
  • 7+ years of professional general business and financial experience, preferably in CPG industry
  • Previous experience managing a team a plus
  • Previous Supply Chain experience a plus
  • Proven ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced environment and ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
  • Background and experience in P&L management along with knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers and peers and effectively manage those relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to work across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience with SAP or other software tools preferred
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, including leveraging analytics, benchmarking and insights to generate meaningful strategies and solutions
  • Some travel required as necessary; up to 10%

 

Thank you,

 

Linda Daniel

Senior Project Manager

LaSalle Network

 

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.