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Financial Analyst

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  24125

 

Headquartered in the United States, Rich’s is a family owned, global food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in kitchens at home and in bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, we provide our customers insights that help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Rich’s portfolio includes creative solutions geared toward helping food industry professionals compete in three marketplaces: foodservice, retail, and in-store bakery and deli. The company’s history spans more than 70 years, and with more than 2,000 food products across multiple categories and annual sales now exceeding $3.7 billion, we have experienced record growth over the past decade. Meanwhile, our culture of family values is a rarity in today’s corporate environment, regardless of the industry.

 

 

Some of the benefits we offer include an on-site, 24/7 fitness center (complete with a personal trainer), on-site day care, flexible summer and holiday hours, and endless opportunities to learn, contribute, and advance your career.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Are you looking for an opportunity that will use your current finance expertise as well as develop you to grow into your next opportunity in your career at Rich Products?  Would you like a role that allows you to form strong relationships with a business unit that will help them optimize their operating budget to achieve annual business goals? If you find yourself nodding yes, keep reading on.

We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Corporate Planning team that will partner with our IT Department (Information Services) to prepare the operating/expense budgets and conduct the reporting/analysis on performance to the plan annually. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of experience working in a financial analyst or related role with strong communication skills and a good eye for identifying process improvements. 

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Analyzes a variety of financial information for the purpose of providing direction and support, making recommendations, maximizing use of funds, and ensuring overall IT operations are within budget
  • Functions as the overall Financial Control within the department.  Follows up with appropriate personnel when questions arise related to capital or expense items.  Identifies and proactively analyzes expense variances to ensure correct accounting is maintained. 
  • Responsible for the monthly capital and expense actual vs forecast process, coordinating input from the IS leadership team to track, analyze and report department performance to plan
  • Coordinates annual Global AOP & capital plan development with quarterly refreshes
  • Develops, analyzes and communicates the chargeback model
  • Ensures financial management reporting tools and processes are in place to support the ongoing and future needs of the IT function
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of financial processes
  • Provides recommendations and governance of cost optimization opportunities in I.S.            
  • Facilitates annual, yearend processes such expense accrual and capital carryover.     
  • Acts as departmental contact person for financial questions internally and externally. (i.e. International Finance, Corporate Finance, Internal and External audit)                                          
  • Provides guidance to project managers regarding capital project preparation, invoices, etc.     
  • Prepares special reports as required           
  • Provides functional management and administration of small size projects

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • BS in Finance/Accounting or in Business with financial concentration and 1-4 years related experience
  • Accounting Information Systems or MIS concentration or minor is a plus
  • SAP – Basic
  • Microsoft Office - Basic (For Excel  - In-depth)
  • Project - Basic
  • O365, Microsoft Teams, Onedrive

 

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Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo