Financial Accounting Analyst
AMF Bakery Richmond, VA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
AMF Financial Accounting Analyst
The position is part of the global AMF finance team, reporting to the Manager FP&A of AMF, an operating company within the Markel Food Group. The AMF Financial Accountant/Analyst supports AMF financial reporting, global forecasting, the company's annual planning process, and implementing process improvements for key financial objectives including management reporting, forecast accuracy, and working capital improvements. This function acts as the analytical engine of AMF to provide insights and support optimal business decision making.
Financial Reporting. Responsible for coordination of month-end and quarter-end closing process with Global Controllership team, along with preparing accurate and timely financial reporting to Markel Corporation and AMF leadership, preparing reports, presentations, and routine business and Markel Board reviews.
Financial Planning and Analysis. Help identify, analyze and diagnose performance against key performance indices. Proactively monitor, bring awareness to risks and opportunities to the Business Leadership Team to influence timely business decision making. Drive information, analysis and conclusions necessary to allow the business to better understand its revenue, margin, channel, customers and overall business effectiveness to improve performance and lead the Company to stronger business results. Collaborate with key business partners, especially global accounting teams, operations teams, and IT to ensure the accuracy, integrity and timing at which transactional and other key data becomes available for analytical use. Complete ad hoc financial analysis, scenarios, ROI analyses and planning work as needed. Monitor, calculate, and track key financial metrics.
Required Knowledge/Skills & Experience
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance, and MBA or CPA desired.
- 3 years' experience in the delivery of management/financial reporting and finance systems & processes.
- Demonstrated sound analytical depth and strong technical capability in finance and/or accounting methods.
- Excellent communication and relationship skills to be able to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external clients and partners.
- Employee must be an experienced user of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint), budgeting, financial reporting and general ledger software. Employee must also be an experienced user of other personal computer and software applications (ERP's and Hyperion a plus).
- Exceptional organization skills and ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
LEADERSHIP IMPERATIVES / COMPETENCIES
Financial Acumen - Ability to understand how decisions affect the bottom line; knowledge about general financial and accounting principles and practices that impact operations; knowledge about the links between operations and the company's financial performance is essential to create value for all stakeholders of the organization.
Results Focused - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers in the organization; very bottom line oriented and strategically focused; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Delivers error free work and does so with a high level of integrity. Highest attention to detail.
Leads with the Values - Drives to win in a way that demonstrates values:
Respect for the Dignity of the Individual, Uncompromising Integrity, Trust, Credibility, Continuous Improvement and Personal Renewal, Recognition and Celebration.
Relationship Building/Communication Skills - Demonstration of exceptional verbal skills in interpersonal interactions and instructional delivery so that intended purpose is achieved. Preparing written material that is appropriate for the audience, is creative, and accomplishes the intended purpose. Builds effective relationships of trust and credibility with internal customers that lead to stronger buy-in and sponsorship within their businesses.
Leads Change. Drives organizational and cultural changes needed to adapt strategically to changing market demands, technology, and internal initiatives; introduces and implements new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture, systems, or products / services.
We offer a competitive salary, benefit, paid time off and other ancillary benefits as well as a robust 401k Profit Sharing plan!