Financial Analyst III (R4961)

Finance Windom, Minnesota


Description

Position at Prime Pork, LLC

FINANCIAL ANALYST

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for driving the Daily P&L reporting and eventual reconciliation to monthly income statement performance.  This position also assists with and/or provides elements of the sales forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis, long-range planning, establishes cost structures and special projects.  The Financial Analyst provides assistance with preparing financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry benchmark/comparisons, evaluation of new business opportunities and related business analytics to assist the business leaders with decision making tools.  The financial analyst leverages strong accounting and compliance backgrounds to explore historical financial data, predict future results and drive process and policy improvements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares timely and accurate reporting of Daily P&L with variance reporting, including root cause analysis to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the financial and strategic plan
  • Completes BOM build-up, cost analysis for each product SKU, operational and financial modeling and analysis
  • Compiles current and past trends using key performance indicators including revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Conducts yield analysis with economic impact to product cost
  • Maintains and develops various financial models and standard templates for use in planning processes and forecasting
  • Assists with the development of the budgeting, financial forecasting and Annual Operating Plan
  • Improves performance through process efficiencies and value added enhancements
  • Reconciles financial information and reports from different reporting systems
  • Prepares written communication and financial presentations
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Other appropriate duties from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 3 years of experience in financial reporting and analysis
  • 3 years of experience in hog production/processing industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; capable of presenting financial information in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Mathematical Skills: General Arithmetic/Basic algebra/Percentages/Fractions
  • Intermediate experience with Excel, Access and other Microsoft applications.
  • Must organize/prioritize work, manage multiple tasks and projects and function effectively as a team member
  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Strong presence with ability to interact with Senior Leadership

Preferred:

Equipment:

  • Office equipment: fax, copier, computers, printers, telephones, calculators
  • Hand tools

Universal Expectations:

  • Follows all Safety, Bio-Security, Environmental, and Animal Welfare Procedures
  • Ensures compliance with and follows all OSHA and REI safety regulations and procedures
  • Ensures that all care is provided with respect to customer, client and team members’ rights
  • Ensures a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks
  • A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences or vacancies
  • Report and take necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality issues from occurring to support the production of Safe Quality Food (SQF)
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Benefits
At Comfrey Farm Prime Pork, part of the broader Taylor family of companies, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

About our Company
Delivering pork that consistently meets the highest standards for flavor, tenderness, texture, color and juiciness means doing what others can’t or won’t do. Comfrey Farm® Prime Pork is a start-up company with the passion and integrity to discriminately select the best quality hogs, including heritage Durocs for their most scrumptious meat characteristics. Along with that we partner with high-integrity family farmers who pledge to raise these amazing animals with the utmost dedication and care. Finally, we wholly own and operate a new, high-tech plant unlike any other in the U.S. to protect the flavor, color and integrity of our meat, and safely provide for our workforce. Our team shares Glen Taylor’s vision for elevating the craft of raising pork the way he remembers it as a child growing up on the family farm in Comfrey, MN. Comfrey Farm™ is proud to be part of the Taylor family, which consists of 80+ companies including the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx, and Minnesota Star Tribune. If you want to join this fun, new start up, please contact Linda at 507-303-7515 or linda.sandberg@comfreyfarm.com.