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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

The Manager of FP&A will report to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis and partner with senior management to drive performance improvement. This person will be critical in supporting short-term and long-term financial objectives and in helping to provide a deep understanding of the current business performance. This person will be a key contributor in the implementation of planning and measurement solutions that will help improve our forecasting accuracy, accountability, and transparency. In addition, this associate will be a key partner in supporting cross-functional initiatives to capitalize on areas of growth and profit improvement opportunities.

 

  • Co-leading the annual budgeting process and periodic mid-year annual forecasts
  • Review and suggest potential improvements of FP&A processes across BFA, working closely with his/her peers.
  • Work closely with the IT team to implement a formal data governance program and to improve the integrity and functionality of the data management structure.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Controller on cash management and cash flow forecasting.

 

Key Deliverables

  • Supporting the deployment of the Mid-Term Vision financial plan including the development of milestones and key performance indicators.
  • Strengthen the mid-month P&L forecast.
  • Improve the quality and consistency of daily and weekly performance reporting by proposing/developing consolidated reporting to provide the organization with a synthesized view of business performance.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience. Prior experience in Food, CPG, and or manufacturing Financial Planning & Analysis required.
  • Has a proven track record of financial and strategic analysis and delivering actionable recommendations based on this analysis.
  • Extensive experience conducting and communicating quantitative and qualitative financial analyses. Superior proficiency with complex financial modeling and Excel.
  • Must have proficiency working with systems and automated reporting tools (Database management/data visualization: e.g. Tableau, Cliq, Access; ERP’s – e.g. JDE, SAP, Oracle, etc.)

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong communication and presentation skills with a track record of presenting detailed financial information and analytics to senior management clearly and concisely.
  • Displays initiative in anticipating and meeting or exceeding the business demands of senior-level executives. Thrives in a fast-paced environment and exhibits the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics.

 

Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis

 

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.