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Senior Regional Finance Manager - Supply Chain in Fort Worth, TX at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
  • Date Posted:
    7/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    req16638

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.

This position provides financial support to the South BU distribution network bringing visibility to operating performance, ensuring the accuracy of business results and providing insights that drive key performance measures. The role functions as primary support resource for Director of Supply Chain Finance as well as Senior Director – South BU Distribution and his entire team. Key analytics include performance management, forecasting and project analysis. The position is also responsible for maintaining the control environment ensuring the integrity of key processes and proper management of assets.


This position can be based out of any BBU South Business Unit Location.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with all levels of South BU and distribution management to gather, analyze and / or prepare financial reports, forecasts  and similar ad-hoc analysis.
  • Oversee operational spending and proper inventory measurement to ensure proper accounting for the period activity.
  • Responsible for the development of operational budgets, updating financial forecasts and identifying key drivers of performance.
  • Manage and contribute to the post-closing operational analysis in order to identify / evaluate variances and providing narratives on those variances. This would include EVA (variation analysis) reporting, plant shipping/DC reviews, tracking to budgets and capturing revisions to key programs.
  • Partners with management to continually improve the total cost structure of the distribution operations which includes initiatives such as continuous improvement and waste elimination / productivity.
  •  Identifies process improvement opportunities and leads projects that successfully improves processes.
  • Support the development of CAPEX investments including business justification & financial impact. This would include proper accounting treatment and post completion audit.
  • Provides financial leadership in support of all strategic and business analysis.
  • Insure adherence to all financial and key business process controls and procedures and will be the lead contact / coordinator for all audit activities.
  • Play a lead financial role in Lowest Landed Costs, management of third party costs and sourcing analyses.
  • Supports Analysis for all Regional Real Estate Requirements including Business Justification and Financial Impact.
  • Manages Regional Productivity Project Tracking & Analysis including Annual Plan, and successive LE’s.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field.
  • 5+ years’ financial experience.
  • 3+ years’ financial experience in a manufacturing / supply chain environment required.
  • Travel up to 50%
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of operational financial planning & analysis.
  • Working knowledge of MFG ERP systems, standard costing and procurement.
  • Proficient with MS Office and Excel power user. Knowledge of Oracle financials and other business intelligence / reporting tools.
  • Strong analytic skills with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to plan & accomplish goals with limited supervision.
  • Good communication skills; work well in teams.
  • Ability to relocate will provide for career growth.
  • A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to effectively make strategic decisions with impact on multiple areas.
  • Ability to collaborate and align cross-functionally within BU and with corporate.
  • Ability to achieve specific objectives/outcomes and set/meet key initiatives.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and conduct business at a professional level.
  • Ability to support established project objectives, checkpoints and timelines and manage team members to meet project tasks and expectations.
  • Ability to effectively implement programs for area of responsibility.
  • Ability to exchange complex information effectively to reach agreement in ambiguous or difficult situations.



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.