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Sr. Financial Analyst

Company: Americold
Location: Fogelsville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:

Supports Manager of FP&A and corporate functional department team with analyzing and summarizing financial and non-financial data to help drive decisions, performs analyses on difference scenario's and helps to draw conclusions, and prepares appropriate and relevant reports and presentations to upper management. Primary focus will be on the Global SG&A segment (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America).

Essential Functions:

• Assists with forecasting, annual operating budget for Corporate Departments within the SG&A segment, including loading data to the Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) system and compiling product into presentation format.
• Assists in the month end close process, variance explanations, and researching and reviewing financial results for the SG&A segment.
• Responsible for preparing C-Suite total company reporting package, summarizing company's financial / operation performance for various periods including actuals and forecasting.
• Manages the quarterly updates to the Board of Trustees reporting package in collaboration with other departments.
• Partners with Investor Relations on quarterly updates to the Investor Presentations.
• Works with and partners with Corporate Finance team to drive value add projects, strategic initiatives, and business cases and partners with other functional departments on assigned projects as necessary.
• Collaborates with the Financial Reporting team on the quarterly updates to the 10-Q / K SEC filings materials.
• Performs other special projects and duties as assigned


Qualifications & Experience:

• BS Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance and 3 years of relevant financial analyst experience.
• Previous exposure to Operations, Manufacturing, Transportation, or Warehousing industries is preferred.
• Previous exposure in public FP&A setting is preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, ,Word, SAP, SAP-BPC, financial and business intelligence systems.
• Demonstrated knowledge of budget and reporting systems such as HYPERION, ESSBASE, COGNOS, SAP or equivalent.

Knowledge & Employment Standards:

• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills sufficient to prepare financial documents, reports, and presentations.
• Demonstrated ability to work on teams exemplified by implemented results or change to processes.
• Self-starter and highly motivated individual with demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and scopes may change regularly while maintaining accuracy.

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

• The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job
• Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
• Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
• Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
• Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
• May require travel by automobile and airplane
• May require visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
• May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
• Requires the use of various electronic tools
• Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings
• Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
• Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Keywords: Americold, Allentown , Sr. Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Fogelsville, Pennsylvania

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