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Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in Horsham, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 5/22/2020

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    Horsham, PA
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    5-7 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 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA 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 Senior Manager, FP&A is responsible for:

  • A key member of the Commercial Finance and FP&A leadership team, which provides thought leadership and support to executive management, ensuring resource allocations are optimized.
  • Annual plan preparation with input from business units and departments; ensures input has been documented and properly included.
  • Ensures all budgeted expenses are adequately documented and supported, properly calendarized and in line with the company’s overall strategic plans.
  • Works with department heads to ensure budgeted goals are met; management of budget restatements and ensures communication to department heads.
  • Oversee updates to the financial forecast in an accurate and timely manner, work with regional finance teams on update of rolling forecasts and prepare leaders for review with executive management team.
  • Preparation of internal financial reporting with variance explanations against plan and latest estimate.
  • Management of FP&A analysts within the group, allocation of work assignments, hire, train, develop and retain best in class team.
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial operations through process changes and implementation of new technology.

  • Assist Senior Management with special projects to support strategic decision-making (e.g., what if" strategic analysis, business forecasting).
  • Develop decision support financial modeling and ad hoc financial analysis for relevant issues impacting the business

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in finance and/or accounting.
  • 8+ years of progressive finance experience.
  • Strong analytical skills, research capabilities and overall business acumen required.
  • Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines; well organized and detail oriented.
  • Excel expertise (vlookups, pivots) is a must.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (excel chart linkage) experience a must.
  • Ability to identify financial issues, develop and execute mitigating actions.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with senior management.
  • Familiarity with Oracle, Hyperion, Essbase or other Financial Software products a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work well in a team and lead teams in other functions.
  • Ability to adapt well to a changing environment.
  • Consumer packaged goods industry experience a plus.

  • 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.