McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full timeSenior Financial Analyst to join the Finance division. This new hire will work in our Global Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to a Finance Manager.
With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.
McCormick makes every moment and meal better™
As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.
The Commercial Finance Analyst is responsible for supporting all key financial activities supporting the Marketing and Finance category teams. This includes coordination, analysis and recommendations towards new product initiatives and product retirements, management reporting, annual plan, budget, quarterly forecast, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process, general ledger review, pricing initiatives, scenario planning, and ad hoc projects. This position is responsible for analyzing and providing key financially driven insights to cross functional business partners, and actively participates in both short and long-term decision-making activities.
Serving as a key business partner to support the commercial team’s short-term projects and long-term strategic initiatives
Participating in business planning and providing data-based analytics to offer actionable insights to assist in key decision making
Providing monthly business reporting, analysis, and insights versus forecast, budget and prior year
Coordinating with a wide variety of cross functional business partners to develop inputs for financial modelling
Developing, managing, analyzing and communicating complex financial models for business team P&L’s, new product launches, promotional programs, pricing actions and ad hoc projects
Using critical thinking in the decision-making process to draw upon professional experience, market and industry knowledge, data and intuition
Interacting with cross-functional teams and various management levels within McCormick and presenting to high-level audience
Utilizing best practice financial reporting to meet the needs of the functional leaders, external authorities and the stakeholders of the Company
Utilizing systems to improve analytics and processes to drive data-based insights
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA/CPA preferred
5+ years of experience in accounting / financial analysis preferred
Experience in manufacturing environment or other supply chain / costing area preferred
Experience participating on projects, supporting sales and marketing initiatives, preferred
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the capabilities of transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to SAP, Business Warehouse, TM1, or other local systems.
In-depth understanding of available reporting, drill down capabilities, and ability to organize data in a way that adds value to analysis
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, Word and Power Point), with advanced Excel skills required
Excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions & cultures, and interact with all levels of the organization required
Demonstrated ability of being a dynamic self-starter, to work independently and apply sound judgment to solve complex problems with incomplete and/or ambiguous information and to proactively initiate action steps required
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at once, work under pressure, apply judgment and ask for aid in prioritizing as applicable required
McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.