Campbell Soup Company Finance Analyst in Camden, New Jersey
Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.
We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.
Finance Associate Corporate FP&A - Selling General and Administration Center of Excellence (COE)
Primary responsibility for the Finance Associate is to provide financial/analytical support to the SG&A function. He/she works directly with the team to control and track all financial aspects of a SG&A. Providing management and analytical support of SG&A cost center (CC) planning and actual spending. This role is also responsible for aggregating and owning all aspects of monthly cost center reporting at a Business Unit, Category, subcategory and account level. This role reports directly to the Finance Director FP&A , Corporate Strategy & SG&A COE who oversees the Corporate Business Unit and is a finance partner to various Functional Leaders or delegates to support Corporate and Enterprise initiatives. The Finance Associate will be the key owner of the team's reporting arm. Responsible for owning the monthly reporting and annual operating plan process. He / She works with the SG&A team to align the team's strategy concerning monthly closing and annual planning objectives. Other responsibilities include adhoc reporting, excel modeling, journal entry management and cost center / account hierarchy ownership.
Annual Operating Plans
Coordinate annual budget submissions owning the updating of planning templates and reporting of all inputs
Own the management of Cost Center budget uploads to CCA for completeness and accuracy
Assist in the reconciliation process of Cost Center budgets by cost category for Business Unit roll-ups
Perform ad hoc analysis as required to support team processes and assess planning data gaps
Manage and update all hierarchies ensuring current cost center, category and account hierarchies are accurate
Leader of Monthly Close / Projection Cycles and advancement of analytical reporting
Pilot the advancement of reporting; streamlining analytics with cross functional leadership in dashboard reporting
Integrate current system capabilities into the new "Power BI" reporting system (lead process improvements)
Own the "Excel" management of Cost Center reporting, providing leadership and oversight of Cost Center reporting
Lead Global Slicer reporting updates reconciling to the Brand Profit and Loss Statement for all Business Units
Assist the SG&A teams with Functional Slicer files by Business Unit, Function and Category
Support / provide insights to discussions with Cost Center / Function leaders reviewing actual results vs Projections and AOP
Provide functional reporting updates and insights for Finance, R&D and HR etc. as requested
Enterprise Investment Analysis & Support
Assist the Corporate and Business Units with SG&A Data on an as needed basis to support MBRs and Board materials
Support annual category reviews and benchmarking to drive insights for the Corporate Center of Excellence team
Support various Enterprise initiatives as needed
Provide management oversight of various areas/requests unique to the Corporate Business Unit such as Net Jets, Corporate Donations, data for surveys, etc.
Adhoc Requests / Reporting
Partner with the SG&A Team to prepare divisional and consolidated SG&A driver bridges for actuals vs PY and AOP
Prepare an Excel model to summarize current year outlook & drivers of year-to-go spending
Perform analysis as needed to support all Business Units needs concerning SG&A spending trends
Provide analytical support for Director Corporate FP&A and VP Corporate FP&A as needed
Support maintenance of Cost Center hierarchies and best practice
Support education & training on tools, Chart of Accounts, procurement policies and maintenance of category definition book
Support audits (i.e. travel)
Ability to multi-task and handle intense work spikes, especially during the Annual Operating process cycles
Self-starter - able to work on tasks with little intervention and completing priorities to optimize results
Ability to operate effectively in a cross-functional environment
Education & Experience
Minimum education: Bachelor's degree (accounting/finance preferred) with 2 years related experience
Preferred FP&A experience, within budgeting and forecasting
Excellent systems experience especially with the Microsoft Office products particularly Excel (a must)
Experience with SAP a plus
Action oriented with excellent analytical problem-solving skills
High energy and motivated; independent thinker and thought leader a MUST
Ability to translate job requests and needs into appropriate actions and responses
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
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