Financial Analyst - Operations

Finance Long Island City, New York


Description

 

POSITION: Financial Analyst – Operations

DEPARTMENT: FinanceREPORTS TO: Vice President, Commercial Finance

 

Position Summary:

 

The Financial Analyst – Operations will be responsible for examining production, labor and financial data in order to maximize profitability of the operation and support improvements to the Plant processes. This role will have heavy impact and high visibility to essential, business-critical processes, and will require partnerships with stakeholders such as the Operations, Merchandising, and Finance team members. You will leverage your experience to lead initiatives to streamline reporting, as well as help operations stakeholders identify investment and cost savings opportunities.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Become an expert on FreshDirect’s operational data systems across supply chain, warehousing and logistics
  • Identify, analyze and communicate the key indicators and operating statistics of the business for the purpose of identifying trends and conditions, which uncover issues that require management focus
  • Synthesize raw information into insights, recommendations, dashboards, and reports
  • Create & maintain FreshDirect’s operating KPIs by using FreshDirect’s operating and business intelligence reporting platforms (e.g., SAP, Business Objects, SQL, MS Excel)
  • Manage the Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly results reporting
  • Lead the planning process, including: budgeting (Annual Operating Plan process), forecasting, analysis and the development of tools and systems to enhance the reporting capabilities
  • Supports financial reviews with key operations business groups

 

Interactions:

Supervisory Duties:

  • No supervisory responsibility

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Economics required
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience; some modeling’s and analytics experience
  • 1+ years of experience in related occupation that must involve performing financial and ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision-making
  • Experience in a work environment which extensively utilized MS Excel to model and track financial and/or operational performance
  • Hands on working knowledge with database query. SQL coding and analysis experience a plus

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities & Metrics:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (major emphasis on Excel)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
  • Must be pro-active, resourceful and intuitive when managing multiple projects
  • Ability to complete projects in a timely and accurate manner critical
  • Able to present numerical data in a concise, logical and useful manner
  • Strong financial acumen including familiarity with forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong resourcefulness and ability to find or develop compelling data given limited resources and time
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.

As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS, Fresh Direct, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.  

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