Financial Analyst (Operations & Commercial Opportunities in Oakland, CA & Bakersfield, CA)

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 are where they want it.

 

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

 

JOB SUMMARY:

You will be 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.

 

You will be able to effectively collaborate and communicate across multiple functions throughout the organization to promote alignment to get results. You will plan, prioritize, and lead your workload in an environment of significant priorities to support and guide timely and sound business decisions. The role provides chances to lead projects and think strategically while dealing with business complexity.

 

At this level the analyst continues to develop his/her financial and technical skills, and interacts with cross-functional teams throughout the organization. The analyst exercises good judgment, stays focused on results, and ensures the integrity of financial reporting in a fast-paced environment.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will prepare monthly financial forecasts and reports
  • Development, maintenance, and ownership of key financial models
  • Collaborate with brand and functional finance teams, understanding key variance drivers and projecting impacts on financial forecasts
  • Provide decision support to finance team and senior management
  • Support business with accurate financial analysis
  • Provide Ad hoc projects and other duties as assigned


    BASIC / ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or other related major
    • A minimum of 3-4 years of experience in Finance preferred
    • Ability to Influence business decisions with concrete financial support
    • Ability to resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and expertly
    • Work independently in solving business issues and taking initiative
    • Partner with the customer / other functional teams to drive business results and meet deliverables
    • Identify risks and opportunities
    • Ability to lead projects
    • Demonstrate standard methodologies and strong business insight
    • Communicate effectively and expertly in written and verbal form, including presentation skills

     

    Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream Inc. is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.