Financial Analyst

Finance/Accounting/Audit Oakland, California


Description

We’re starting a new chapter in our journey as Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, now part of Froneri. Having nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S with a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love, and the backing of a global pure-play ice cream organization, we’re poised to accelerate growth.

Headquartered in the Bay Area, a hub for up and coming food trends, we focus on both the future and the present. In both our offices and our factories, we are determined to overcome obstacles, learn from failure, and raise our game. With a renewed focus on frozen treats, our tight-knit team of ambitious innovators are fully immersed in the business and encouraged to flex and make decisions quickly. We are committed to pursuing every great idea, and delivering the best ice cream experience to our consumers, when and where they want it.

Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career has in store for you.

What you will do: This position is responsible for actively delivering significant, actionable analyses and recommendations to internal customers. In this role you will influence business partners to drive decisions that will improve performance and help the business meet or exceed its objectives.

This position will effectively collaborate and communicate across multiple functions throughout the organization to promote alignment and drive results. Plan, prioritize, and lead your workload in an environment of multiple priorities to support and influence timely and sound business decisions. The role provides opportunities to lead projects and think strategically while dealing with business complexity.

At this level the analyst will be a self-starter that takes ownership of the processes and outputs, challenging others to think about what’s right for the business.  The analyst exercises good judgment, stays focused on results, and ensures the integrity of financial reporting in a fast-paced environment. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Period End Close activities as required
  • Prepare and explain monthly financial forecasts and actual results
  • Develop, maintain, and own key financial models
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and broader finance team to drive business results and meet deliverables
  • Understand key variance drivers and project impacts on financial forecasts to identify risks and opportunities
  • Provide clear and concise financial analysis to facilitate and influence sound business decisions
  • Provide Ad hoc analysis, project support, and other duties as assigned

BASIC / ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or other related major.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in Accounting/Finance
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Demonstrate standard methodologies and strong business insight
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good project management skills
  • Communicate effectively and expertly in written and verbal form, including presentation skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and expertly
  • Work independently in solving business issues and taking initiative

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.