Senior Financial Analyst, Snacks - Nutrition Business Unit at General Mills

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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OVERVIEW

Join the Snacks Operating Unit! We are on a mission leverage our portfolio of strong Snacks brands to deliver Feel-Good Snacks for All! Critically important to this mission is the Nutrition Bars Business. This role directly supports the Bars Business Unit and its multiple brands including Larabar, Fiber One, Ratio and Epic.

In this role you will gain experience developing and executing brand strategies to deliver against the Operating Unit's objectives and win in the marketplace. You will operate as the CFO of the Nutrition Bars brands, partnering with brand management and cross-functional partners to deliver on brand strategies, balance the business model, and achieve operational targets. You will proactively support the business with leadership on product innovation, pricing/SRM strategy, scenario planning, capital investment analysis and much more.

Bring your ability to drive insights into action, strong cross-functional leadership, and growth mindset to this role to accelerate growth in Bars!

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Partner with cross-functional teams on innovation and customer opportunities that deliver against strategic objectives
  • Provide insightful financial modeling and return on investment analysis that drives decisions to achieve business results
  • Bring thought leadership and an objective perspective to influence and shape business direction
  • Deliver financial targets, including assessing performance against plan, taking action to close gaps and actively pursuing opportunities throughout the fiscal year
  • Develop monthly financial forecasts and annual financial plan, including the identification of business performance drivers and risks and opportunities
  • Support monthly BU MBR Process, including content preparation that enables quick decision making and actionable next steps


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple brands in a dynamic environment (Operating Expertise & Commercial Acumen)
  • High learning agility and ability to adapt as business situations evolve (Situational Agility)
  • Strong bias for action including ability to work autonomously and actively problem solve (Partnership for Impact)
  • Ability to synthesize data and provide accurate, meaningful analysis to influence business decisions (Data Based Decision-Making)
  • Track record of strong analytical skills and attention to detail (Financial Acumen)
  • Intellectual curiosity and strong desire to learn
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, most notably Excel


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Working knowledge of GMI Finance Systems (Hyperion, SAP, AFO)
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with P&L modeling along with forecasting, leveraging the PEAK process
  • Experience working on a cross-functional team

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.
More Information on General Mills
General Mills operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN. General Mills was founded in 1928. It has 21000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 41 open jobs at General Mills, click here.
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