Home Market Foods
  • 17-Aug-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Finance
  • NORWOOD, MA, USA
  • Full Time

We are a growing, entrepreneurial-spirited organization seeking to add to our diverse team of committed and innovative professionals. Our work environment is fast-paced yet informal; we work hard and have fun together. If you are smart, motivated and looking for a new challenge, consider joining Home Market Foods!

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is interested in financial analysis in a manufacturing and consumer goods environment.  We are looking for a Financial Analyst to take a lead role in sales forecasting, expense analysis, month end close activities, profitability reporting, and variance analysis reporting versus budget and prior year.  The position reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.

The successful candidate should have 3 5 years of experience in finance/accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment. He/she must be self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, resourceful, articulate and demonstrate the ability to work well within a team environment. He or she must be well organized, detail oriented, and demonstrate the flexibility to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. Excellent oral and written skills are necessary, as is the ability to interact with all levels of management. The successful candidate also must be experienced in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Review of customer profitability and making recommendations for cost savings
  • Review and analysis of key expenses including trade spending, freight costs and marketing spending
  • Prepare sales analysis including monthly review of rate/volume variances
  • Assist in month end closing process
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements with comparisons to prior year and plan
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget and subsequent monthly variance analysis
  • Performs other adhoc analysis and reporting
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Position Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in business, economics, finance, accounting or related field
  • Three to five years of finance or accounting experience preferred
  • Experience using Excel pivot tables and lookup functions a strong plus
  • Experience using Navision General Ledger software and AFS Forecasting a plus
  • Previous experience in retail environment a plus
  • Able to work with detail; strong organizational skills

 

About Home Market Foods

 

For over 50 years, Home Market Foods (HMF) has provided superior quality food products, from its beginnings as a purveyor of fresh meats to its current position as a major specialty provider of fully cooked value-added meal entrees, appetizers, and snacks for both retail and food service customers.

 

HMF's core business makes it the Nation's leading producer of flame broiled meatballs. As it has grown, HMF has diversified into a broad array of other fully cooked frozen products, including beef and chicken handheld products, marinated and flame grilled beef, pork and poultry entrees, and hardwood smoked pit barbecue specialties. HMF's branded products are currently marketed under the Cooked Perfect, RollerBites, Gourmet to Go, and Bahama Mama trademarks. Our outstanding line of products can be found at a variety of supermarkets, club stores, mass merchandisers and convenience stores, among others.

 

Home Market Foods operates in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and research and development facility in Norwood, Massachusetts.  The company is focused on continually investing in people and facilities to ensure an optimal work environment for employees and the highest quality products for consumers.

 

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