This position is responsible for financial planning and analysis providing senior management information through quarterly business performance reporting. The Manager provides leadership, direction, and management to the financial planning team.
About The Role
The Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will be a key contributor to the company. This position plays a key role in developing and implementing company's financial and strategic plans and formulating their financial plan, fiscal budget, and forecasts. This position is responsible for financial planning and analytical support to drive business growth. This role also provides management information through monthly and quarterly business performance reporting and insights.
The desired candidate will have demonstrated success in previous finance roles in a fast-paced environment. The proven candidate will have the ability to make a significant impact on driving company's strategy and shareholder value and grow within the Finance team.
Location: Flavor Reddy Foods
Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that can be found at national and regional restaurants, hospitals and universities, movie theatres and major retailers in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. At 15 manufacturing sites across North America, Ventura Foods creates dressings and sauces, mayonnaises, margarines, and oils that help our customers create great-tasting flavors with high-quality ingredients. Those same high-quality ingredients go into our own set of branded products, such as: Marie’s® dressings, LouAna® oils, Dean’s® dips and Gold n’ Soft® spreads. Our company is headquartered in Brea, California with operations across the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines and Singapore. Regardless of your role, function or location, at Ventura Foods, you'll be part of a supportive team dedicated to helping our customers delight their customers.
The Financial Planning and Analysis Director will serve as the lead for Flavor Reddy Foods senior leadership team in performing financial planning, analysis, and reporting in addition to serving as a key contributor to strategic planning discussions. This will include budgeting, long-term planning, forecasting, variance analysis, project analysis, decision support, financial operational reporting. The FPA Director will serve as a trusted advisor and thought partner to the CEO, members committee senior leadership team, and act as a key conduit between Flavor Reddy Foods and Ventura Foods (partner in joint venture arrangement). This will also include becoming a subject matter expert on the financial performance of all operating departments of the enterprise.
Core team member performing quantitative analysis and providing insights around FRF and Ventura Foods in support of the Center of Excellence (COE) Analytics
Act as the primary liaison / point of contact for all financial related transactions between Flavor Reddy Foods and Ventura Foods
Lead monthly financial analysis, provide insights, explain variances and provide sound decision support to inform outcomes and assumptions, working in combination with FPA (COE) team members
Prepare quarterly presentations for Flavor Reddy Foods Members Committee Meetings
Perform in-depth financial analysis, build strategic models and forecasts, as well as develop fact-based recommendations to help senior leadership make informed business decisions
Support the development of the annual business plan, budgeting process and long-range plan; including the gathering of necessary data, development of supporting models, collaborating with business partners to determine assumptions and establish key benchmarks
Financial lead for Strategic Sourcing Review (SSRs) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) in competitive new business development processes, which will include significant financial support and analysis
Financial lead for CapEx projects regarding new product development, working with pricing administration and Flavor Reddy Foods commercial team
Champion best-practices and assess process improvement opportunities that drive productivity
Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.