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Senior Finance Manager, Transportation

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Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle


Department: Finance

Reports To: Director, Finance Operations

Location: Irwindale, Calif.

Pay Range: $120,000 to $135,000


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!


Position Summary:
Support the Trasnportation Managers as a trusted co-pilot within the Transportation Team (vision, organization, practices, and initiatives/projects) on a day to day, as well as on a long-term strategic view. Provide visibility around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances). Ensure adherence to financial/legal requirements and BFAInternal Controls.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in factories. Seek for and support cost improvement opportunities. Be an active contributor to improvementprojects and initiatives.
  • Validate and review proposed savings
  • Coordinate reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory.
  • Organize and oversee timeliness and accuracy of period-end close, promote ownership of data at source, and ensure transparency of this process. 
  • Follow up and monitor progress to close gaps, ensuring BFA financial policies, Accounting Standards, and Costing Standards are followed
  • Participate in business planning. Prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management.
  • Perform revisions or simulations if needed
  • Develop, control, and ensure robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests
  • Ensure clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including the development, implementation, and compliance with internal controls
  • Coach and develop the finance personnel as individuals and as a team, including career and succession planning
  • Promote clear understanding of financial key figures and costing within the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists
  • Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of major or strategic decisions relating to the factory
  • Organize internal and external benchmarking of factory performance and factory product costs
  • Coordinate and be key contact for internal and external audits within the factory


Desired Qualifications:

  •  B.S. Degree in accounting, or other finance degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • At least 3 years in a supervisory role
  • Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization
  • Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to design financial & non-financial measurements and key performance indicators (KPI’s) to drive improved business performance
  • Proven ability to connect the dots and craft the story to support the financial analysis
  • Working knowledge of budget preparation and forecasting across the full P&L
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts & principles including cash flow, NPV, IRR, ROI, Economic Profit, etc.
  • Ability to understand and communicate the drivers of product profit & loss
  • Complex financial modeling skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing


Pay Range:  $135,000- $150,000


Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


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