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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:--- Competitive Pay: $54,000 - $79,750 annually--- Annual Bonus Earning Potential--- Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More--- Education benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.Open to moving? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages!In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. The Financial Analyst provides accurate and timely financial data.
This position researches and analyzes financial information to help make informed business decisions. Ideal candidate is detail oriented, has excellent computer skills, and is an independent thinker. Core Responsibilities Evaluates financial and business-related data to provide valuable, accurate and timely information on business performance.
Assists in month-end close and annual budgeting process.
Maintains the chart of accounts including additions, inactivation, and updates of business units and general ledger accounts.
Designs reports that present both actual and budgeted data in a concise manner for use by management in decision making.
Provides financial analysis for department managers. Provide leadership and direction to business managers and other management as a valued Finance partner in establishing strategy and running daily operations.
Analyzes key performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Support the Company's financial reporting and analytical data requests, including scheduled periodic financial reporting as well as ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 2+ years of professional accounting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Knowledge of Accounting software, and Microsoft Office; specifically advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including use of Pivot Tables and analytical tools.
Solid understanding of financial and cost accounting concepts.
E1 and Insight experience, preferred.
Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Requires flexibility and willingness to work as part of a team.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.

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