Senior Financial Analyst / Cost Analyst
Milk Specialties Global - Eden Prairie, MN

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This position is responsible for supporting the finance efforts of multiple production plants to include plant-based warehouses. This position requires strong analytical and communication skills. A strong level of financial ownership and accountability ensuring appropriate financial controls and results are achieved. An improvement mindset and high intensity for achieving great results is required.

  • Operational planning including development of plans and forecasts
  • Cost Accounting understanding and maintenance
  • Manufacturing Variance analysis to include but not limited to yield loss, inventory adjustments and throughput
  • P&L and product profitability analysis
  • Support general ledger and month end close processes
  • Ability to enact change cross functionally across multiple plants
  • Deliver continuous improvement recommendations and justifications to drive improvements
  • Complete required financial reporting and train cross-functional team to deliver required performance
  • Full understanding of all financial and operational requirements in a manufacturing environment
  • Finance lead for Capital support, forecasting, budgeting and process improvement initiatives
  • Reporting software power user for creating reports to help analyze data for decision support
  • Uncompromising integrity with a high energy level to get things done
  • Ability to effectively organize, analyze, communicate and train
  • Ability to coordinate and meet internal and external audit requirements in accordance with GAAP principles
  • Up to 20% travel required
  • Continuous improvement mindset and track record of leading and supporting multiple projects
  • Strong systems understanding including ERP and MS Office
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in written communication

  • 4 year degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Economics required
  • Advanced degree/certification CMA, MBA, CPA a plus
  • 5+ years progressive and demonstrated results orientation in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time

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Milk Specialties Company (or MSC for short) is not some miscellaneous company if you're are an animal. It manufactures animal feed and...