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Financial Analyst, Inventory Control in Denver, CO at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 1/21/2021

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    Denver, CO
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    3-5 years
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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Financial Analyst, Inventory Controls performs centralized Supply Chain Finance activities including the update, reconciliation, reporting and analysis of bakery inventory balances in support of company-wide Manufacturing Operations.

The location of this role is flexible and can be remote, but must support West Coast hours.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary resource for multiple bakery locations in the coordination, collection and input of inventory related transactions (physical counts, write-offs, miscellaneous issues and receipts, transfers, returns, claims) in the ERP system.

  • Validates the accuracy of transactions and account balances and interfaces with bakery and IT support to resolve transaction and system discrepancies.

  • Creates MBRW (material balance) reporting, analyzes financial impact of inventory consumption practices (actual vs. standard), and supports bakery leadership in the identification of opportunities for improvement.

  • Works in conjunction with bakery personnel to ensure Bills of Material are accurately maintained in the ERP system including floor vs. Oracle set-ups, standard vs. actual consumption analysis and weight control measures.

  • Supports product accountability activities.

  • Performs ERP system Manufacturing Inventory module maintenance activities including opening and closing periods, scheduling of jobs and validation of system set-ups (Inventory Organizations, Bills of Materials, etc.).

  • Prepares account analysis and reconciliation schedules of inventory, utilities and other key balance sheet accounts.

  • Supports accounting period closing activities.

  • Contributes to special project initiatives on an ad-hoc basis.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance-related field preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

  • 3- 5 years accounting experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Intermediate Excel skills required. Oracle experience preferred.

Solid verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential; must be able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong accounting, analytical skills and attention to detail; ability to multi-task to perform duties and responsibilities within scheduled time frames with a high degree of accuracy; proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and automated computer systems.

Physical Demands:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to use a variety of communication methods on frequent basis.
  • Use a notebook computer and standard office equipment printers, fax, phone etc.
  • Able to sit, stand, stoop and have use of hand motor coordination regularly.
  • Use various forms of transportation for extended periods of time on periodic basis.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.