Home Market Foods
  • 20-Nov-2018 to 30-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • Finance
  • Norwood, MA, USA
  • Full Time

BACKGROUND

 

Home Market Foods (HMF) is a dynamic enterprise that has become the market leader in a number of prepared meat-based meal and snack categories. The company has grown substantially across its markets through excellence in innovation, manufacturing, and customer service.  This success has been nurtured by its ownership group and an expanding team of world-class executives. HMF is building on this track record through complementary acquisitions and a growing number of business development initiatives. HMF's business model is poised to continue to thrive and offer greater opportunities for its customers and team

 

We are based in Norwood, Massachusetts, which is comfortably within the Boston metropolitan area. HMF's facilities include a state-of-the-art plant, and R&D facility, as well as warehouse and Corporate functions.  We are focused on continued growth and are executing against various initiatives that include additional product lines, new sales channels, greater penetration of our extensive customer relationships, as well as opportunistic acquisitions.  Our success is directly dependent on attracting and retaining the best possible talent across our functions.  To this end, we are posting for a strong Financial Analyst. 

 

OVERVIEW OF ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is interested in finance and accounting in a manufacturing environment. We are looking for a hard-working, impact player who will work closely with the operations and finance personnel to develop improved costing models, transparency and understanding of our product costs, commodity market forecasts, return on investment analysis and inventory management. The candidate must have the ability to work well within a team environment, as collaboration within finance as well as cross-functionally is a strong component of this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with the manufacturing and engineering teams to manage production costs and inventory
  • Develop and implement product cost dashboards and KPI's
  • Manage cost system and related process and protocol developments
  • Budget and forecast cost of goods sold based on commodity market movement
  • Partner with operations managers to analyze cost savings initiatives and calculate payback periods for potential capital projects
  • Support month-end closing process by reconciling accounts and performing journal entries, as well as analyzing variances
  • Monitor and regularly participate in cycle counting activity in the plant
  • Manage and maintain cost standards and bills of material for work-in-process and finished goods
  • Analyze and communicate variances including: labor, yields, material usage, overhead, and absorption
  • Perform adhoc analysis and process improvement
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 2-5 years of experience in finance/accounting in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Team player with strong collaborative communication skills who is able to work well across departments
  • Experience in mining for data and developing new data streams
  • Strong ERP and Excel skills
  • Knowledge of costing techniques, MRP systems and inventory controls in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Self-starter who is flexible and a quick learner

 

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