Regional Customer Service Facility (CSF) Financial Analyst
General Mills Inc - Murfreesboro, TN

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Regional Customer Service Facility (CSF) Financial Analyst

Department:
General Mills would not be one of the largest food companies on the planet without an exceptional logistics team. State-of-the-art supply chain management systems, e-commerce and SAP – the market and technology leader in business management software – are our tools of the trade, but the outstanding talent in the function makes ours one of the most respected supply chains in industry today.

Job Description:
General Mills is seeking a Regional Customer Service Facility (CSF) Financial Analyst to provide accurate and timely processing/reporting of all monthly financial accounting functions for multiple temperature controlled Customer Service Facilities in their Southeast Region. Additionally, the Financial Analyst will help support and manage monthly performance metric measurements and assist in identifying productivity opportunities across their Third Party Logistics (3PL) network through leveraging Continuous Improvement (CI) tools.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role you will:
  • Drive Cost per Case targets through ongoing tracking and communication with CSFs
  • Help deliver annual service goals on new and existing items
  • Support productivity pipeline development to help offset inflation
  • Interface with 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) partners regularly to provide guidance and direction in accordance with General Mills inventory control standards
  • Process all payables in SAP workflow
  • Set-up accruals for open invoice and reconcile budget sub-accounts
  • Confirm Special Pack material set up and audit vendor pay on production transactions
  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual and mid-year update of the Customer Service Facility (CSF) budgets as well as analyze and track related expenses monthly
  • Track, investigate, and review warehouse financial performance scorecards including finished product damage, product freshness, inventory over/shorts, and damage on customer shipments
  • Function as the Region SAP Power User to help clear system errors, resolve inventory discrepancies, etc
  • Develop and maintain an effective on-going relationship with 3PL personnel, Logistics Finance, and Sales
  • Ensure Sox compliance
  • Monitor and support claim process
  • Lead facility wall to wall physical inventory counts
  • Support and contribute to the sustainability of a CI culture throughout all aspects of General Mills business

Regional Customer Service Facility (CSF) Financial Analyst
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 to 3 years Finance/Accounting/Business experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • SAP and BEX experience
  • Advanced Excel knowledge to include data manipulation using database reference functions, pivot tables, complex and nested formulas, charting
  • Strong analytical skills combined with strong communication skills to communicate both written and verbally the results of the analysis
  • Continuous Improvement, Lean or Six Sigma experience
  • Leads innovation
  • Delivers outstanding results by developing and implementing successful business plans
  • Critical thinking:
  • Lead, influence, and provide support to Logistics and other stakeholders
  • Ability to draw insight and form recommendations from data analysis
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Possess strong functional knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain process' and information systems

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