Sr. Financial Analyst, Supply Chain
Chicago, IL, US, 60654
At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the worlds leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!
About the role:
Barry Callebaut is a global organization poised for growth; a company which has embraced the vision to delight its customers, while out-performing its competitors, a business which is committed to sustainability, has innovation in its DNA, is a leader in complex manufacturing and supply chain solutions and is focused on being a best-in-class employer. Barry Callebaut seeks diverse and passionate people who thrive in a dynamic environment, focused on continuous learning, living BCs Values and of course loving chocolate.
The Sr. Financial Analyst provides quantitative, analytic support to the business partners and management for making strategic, operational and tactical decisions in the areas of plant operations and supply chain. Perform tasks with the aim to ensure efficient, harmonized and high quality reporting and analysis in accordance with reporting guidelines, principles and standards. This includes coordination of budgeting/forecasting, measuring performance against budget/prior year, developing reporting/KPIs to support Region Americas plant and supply chain network and providing recommendations to management.
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinate planning, budgeting and forecasting processes across Region Americas for Operations & Supply Chain (US/CAN/MEX/BR/CL)
Develop/streamline reports and scorecards for monitoring of plant performance and supply chain costs across the entire region
Monitor, evaluate and report performance against budgets, forecasts, and prior year to Corporate, including monthly activity, KPI, CAPEX reporting and regular benchmarking reporting
Actively analyze and challenge plant and supply chain costs and performance and understand drivers of variances
Prepare presentations for monthly and quarterly Operations & Supply Chain and Regional reviews, make recommendations to management
Be the go-to person on all regional Operations & Supply Chain variance analysis matters
Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting
2-5 years of experience in Finance with an emphasis on Planning and Analysis or Accounting
Experience in a manufacturing organization in Finance or Accounting roles for multinational companies, preferably B2B/food industry
What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
12 paid holidays, plus your birthday off
Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility
An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Womens Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.
At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what weve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.
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