Financial Analyst, Operations

<strong>We&rsquo;re a naan traditional company&hellip;<br /><br />Working at FGF Brands, there is never a dull moment! As a successful company that is continually growing there is always challenging yet rewarding work to be a part of.&nbsp;We have an&nbsp;<em>entrepreneurial&nbsp;</em>spirit which encourages all our team members to use their own&nbsp;<em>creativity</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>out of the box</em>&nbsp;thinking to come up with solutions and new ideas.</strong>

San Antonio, TX


<p><strong>A Bakery That Runs Like A Startup</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re not your average bakery. We&rsquo;re a team of passionate thinkers and doers that are challenging the idea of what a bakery can be. We operate like a startup, powered by creativity and a &lsquo;roll up your sleeves&rsquo; mentality, to give our customers the best possible product. Our offices are just like our thinking, open and modern. Our manufacturing facilities are state-of- the-art. We expect unconventional solutions from our team members, so we give them creative spaces to inspire and collaborate.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <br /> <p>Let&rsquo;s be frank. FGF is not for everybody. Our culture is unique. We dive headfirst into the unknown. If you&rsquo;re fun-loving, talented, and fearless, we&rsquo;re for you.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>What FGF Offers:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Disruptive and a naan-traditional mindset</li> <li>An inclusive and dynamic culture</li> <li>Accelerated career progression</li> <li>Commitment to learning and development</li> <li>Opportunity to be impactful</li> <li>Competitive compensation</li> </ul> <p><br />As the Financial Analyst, you will work as a business partner to provide overall financial support in making informed strategic decisions &amp; Financial/Business Analysis. In addition, this role will support the preparation of daily and monthly management reports and analysis, including Variance, Root Cause, and KPI analysis. This role is focused on Operations Finance (which is daily, weekly and monthly reporting), with majority of the time spent working with plant operations data.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Utilizing Financial knowledge and Business/Operations acumen to build Reports, Business models &amp; Dashboards, interoperate information, and make recommendations that drive continuous improvement and influence leaders in a rapidly changing environment</li> <li>Support in daily Operations variance analysis, identifying the key drivers for productivity variances and while working with various teams develop creative solutions to look at data in order to resolve issues and improve efficiencies</li> <li>Ensure timely collection, integrity of shift data in order to produce correct calculations &amp; reconcile data between systems to determine inconsistencies and recommend/initiate process changes to improve performance&nbsp;</li> <li>Create partnerships with key stakeholders across the organizations, manage competing priorities, and driving solutions to issues and opportunities</li> <li>Working closely with various managers to identify cost savings opportunities, through various cost analysis techniques and KPI tracking and Analysis</li> <li>Calculate and analyze key non-Operational spending areas and perform a root cause analysis on key operational variances</li> <li>Create periodic reports&nbsp;and analyze variances against the standard for corrective action</li> <li>Review &amp; manage periodic &amp; annual inventory reconciliations between all the internal &amp; external inventory locations and post inventory adjusting entries as required</li> <li>Assist in the preparation of annual verification of physical inventory and matching the inventory with 3rd party logistics providers</li> <li>Build analytical models to perform ad-hoc financial analysis to provide a broad perspective on financial impact and make recommendations to Management</li> <li>Provide general business analytical support</li> <li>Assist in period-end closing reconciliation and review process</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>University or College degree in Accounting/Finance, preferably MBA or MACY, and/or working towards Professional accounting designation</li> <li>2-5 years of Accounting and/or Analysis experience, preferably Financial &amp; Root cause Analysis experience&nbsp;in a manufacturing environment</li> <li>Strong understanding of financial reporting,&nbsp;financial acumen, and analytical skills</li> <li>Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills and is required to work with multiple cross-functional business partners</li> <li>Advocate for continuous process improvement and process optimization</li> <li>Ability to work under tight deadlines with an ability to manage multiple competing priorities and be flexible and resilient</li> <li>Advanced Excel and other Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint</li> <li>Experience in SAP, VBA &amp; MS POWER BI will be considered an asset</li> <li>This role is delivery-focused and may require Late/Adjusted hours on an ongoing basis</li> </ul> <p><strong><br />FGF DNA:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Customer and Product Centricity &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You are always keeping our products front and center.</li> <li><strong>Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You embrace speed, change, and uncertainty.</li> <li><strong>Teamwork and Collaboration &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You are a relationship builder.</li> <li><strong>Passion for Excellence</strong>&nbsp;&ndash; You look for innovative solutions and challenges the status quo.</li> <li><strong>Drives Execution</strong>&nbsp;&ndash; You are a risk taker!</li> </ul>