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Senior Financial Analyst - Baked Goods at TreeHouse Foods

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Location: Oak Brook, Illinois

Job Description:
Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Senior Financial Analyst - Baked Goods

Job Description:

This role is responsible for a variety of financial duties surrounding the planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting functions for a category within the Baked Goods Division. This includes periodic reporting of financial results, variance analysis versus plan and prior year, forecasts, the annual budget process, data consolidation and special projects. Partner with the category General Management team to provide financial guidance and analytics to support key decision making. Actively participate in key finance functional initiatives.

This role is expected to provide insightful analysis and decision support to the category leadership team on enhancement opportunities, new business proposals, rationalization of existing customers/products, pricing on bids, evaluation of future and past investments, approval of trade spend and other adhoc reporting.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the annual Budget process for the category. Collaborate with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain teams to develop, summarize and report out annual budgets.

  • Lead the monthly reporting and financial forecast process for the category. Ensure timely and accurate financial visibility for the GM and other key stakeholders in the Division.

  • Recommend pricing for new business, existing business bids. Ensuring clarity of financial performance of new business development projects and a key decision maker on "Go/No Go" of new business opportunities.

  • Enhance current weekly and monthly analysis and report outs of key financial metrics. Ensure consistency of reporting and analysis across the categories within the division.

  • Work in partnership with the plants in the category in pursuit of lower costs structures and cost savings opportunities and capital spends

  • Play a key role in portfolio and process simplification and identifying opportunities to improve efficiency

  • Actively participate in monthly S&OP process providing feedback on changes based on recent results, trends, bids, and other activity occurring with customers in the category.

  • Lead other special projects and ad hoc reporting requests as required.

Skills, Experience and Education:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):


Bachelor's Degree Required - Type: Finance, Accounting or Business degree

Master's degree and/or CPA is preferred but not required.

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

Greater than 5 years of experience with progressive management responsibilities

Travel Requirements:

Up to 20% travel depending on business requirements.

Key Competencies:

  • Adaptability to Change

  • Business and Financial Acumen

  • Collaboration/Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Customer Focus

  • Decision Making

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.