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Finance Analyst White Plains, NY

Our client is a global multi-billion dollar Consumer Packaged Goods company, based in Westchester County, New York. They are seeking contract Finance Analyst to work in their White Plains, NY office. Estimated length of assignment is 6 months, but could be extended based on business needs.

Position Description:
The primary function of this role is to support the financial controller on managing the financials and the operational efficiencies of dairies which are under the cost plus model (CPM). This position will be under the milk valorization team and report to the Senior Manager of Milk Finance Business Partner who functions as the financial controller for Cost Plus Farms. This person will work inter-functionally with the Finance team, the milk quality, producer relationship management and buy and sell teams.

Responsibilities:
CPM Data & Financial Management (70%)
  • Consolidate and clean the monthly cost, operational and quality data for all CPM dairies
  • Perform CPM variance analysis on monthly financials and key operational KPIs, performance reviews by analyzing the metrics of each farm, identifying trends and insights in improving performance
  • Create monthly performance reviews and provide feedback to respective PRMs on a monthly basis, align and follow up with PRMs on action lists
  • Provide insights on improving efficiency management and financial performance of CPM farms
  • Verify monthly invoices and manage quarterly settlement for CPM farm payments
  • Work with cross functional teams to create a productivity target that is ambitious yet achievable with actionable projects
  • Track productivity targets on a monthly basis and work with cross functional team to make sure that productivity targets are delivered
  • Work with the financial controller in standardizing the financial reporting of CPM farms and streaming the reporting process
  • Support cross functional teams and external suppliers in creating automated CPM tools and dairy dashboards
Other Routine Reporting and Ad-hoc Analysis (30%)
  • Automate conventional milk scorecard reporting and assist in building organic milk scorecard reporting to Danone global
  • Run milk scorecard report on a monthly basis
  • Support the cross functional teams in financial budgeting, rolling forecast, closing processes relating to milk procurement
  • Ad-hoc analysis relating to milk finance
Education:
  • Bachelor s degree in Finance/Business/Accounting/Data Analytics or related discipline
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced Microsoft skills (Excel, PowerPoint) with ability to create and maintain complex financial models and drive high quality financial presentations
  • Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to synthesize quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience in dairy industry with understanding of dairy herd dynamics and management KPIs preferred
  • Experience with BI software preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Proactive attitude and can-do attitude

Associated topics: analyse, analysis, business finance, examiner, financial analyst, investment analytics, law, monitor, refinement, valuation analyst

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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