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Financial Analyst

at Lund Food Holdings, Inc.

Posted: 3/22/2019
Job Reference #: 42055016812_49520130230

Job Description

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for analyzing, interpreting and communicating financial results, performing financial analysis and modeling, and assisting with the preparation of the financial plan and forecasts. The role is also the finance lead for all software projects, performs continuous improvement work for the finance team and other month-end close functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following description of work to be performed by this individual is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, it focuses on the major tasks that must be accomplished. There are many necessary activities to satisfy any of the following performance guidelines.

Perform financial analysis, reporting and advanced modeling through clear, concise and professional reports

Partner with others throughout the organization to provide analytical support, interpreting and converting financial data into actionable information

Plan, lead and organize projects within the finance group and across the organization

Analyze, interpret and communicate sales and expense variances to budget owners

Assist in the development of the planning and reforecasting processes; including working with budget owners, data collection and the generating reports

Efficiently gather data from available sources and formulate meaningful reports and analyses

Drive to improve procedures in processing functions of finance, developing and implementing more efficient processes

Maintain current knowledge of software applications to ensure effective utilization of existing systems and research capabilities of other potential solutions

Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods and materials

Determine and post monthly accruals to ensure information is accurately reflected in our financial results

Research and respond to internal and external questions providing appropriate resolution in a timely, accurate and professional manner

OTHER JOB DUTIES (Not considered essential to the job)

Perform all other related assignments (including special projects) as required in a professional and cooperative manner.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Required

: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration or equivalent experience

Licensing: None required

Experience

Three or more years of relevant experience in finance or accounting

LFHI Competencies (the Lominger Competency Architecture was used to establish the skill sets needed for positions at LFHI)

Action Oriented (1)

Customer Focus (15)

Functional/Technical Skills (24)

Informing (27)

Integrity and Trust (29)

Position Competencies (the Lominger Competency Architecture was used to establish skill sets needed for this specific position)

Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

A service-oriented individual with a high energy, positive and friendly demeanor

Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills

Extensive experience in building complex financial models

Ability to present quantitative information in a manner that facilitates rapid understanding of the key issues to audiences with varying degrees of financial acumen

Must possess an inquisitive mindset

Sound judgment and decision-making abilities

Excellent attention to detail and effective organizational skills

A motivated self-starter with the ability to balance working independently and being a collaborative team member

Ability to respond to continually changing priorities and coordinate multiple projects

Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)

Strong understanding of data structure and reporting tools

Proficiency with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

Ability to maintain confidentiality

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/EQUIPMENT USED, IF APPLICABLE

Equipment Used

Office Equipment (this may include computer, adding machine, phone, scanner, copier and fax machine)