Finance Analyst- Kennewick, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Finance Analyst
Location: Kennewick, WA
Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary
Performs and interprets financial analyses for various Supply Chain departments. Present analysis and recommendations to management. Areas of responsibility may include: development of annual operating plan, monthly forecasting, monthly close procedures, reporting, General Accounting, Internal Audit, and ad hoc projects.

Job Description
- Financial support for various Supply Chain departments.
- Perform monthly reporting and forecasting activities.
- Develop/implement necessary processes to support internal forecasting/reporting requirements.
- Provide consolidated fiscal year plan results including recommendations and strategies.
- Provide effective counsel and analysis to assist Company in meeting the established financial and profit objectives.
- Responsible for moderate to complex financial analysis.
- Finance support for cost savings analysis, allocation, tracking and reporting.
- Prepare and upload annual financial plans for Supply Chain departments.
- Plays a key role in the month-end close process to include journal entries, account reconciliations and forecasting.
- Be a key player on ERP implementation and go forward plans.
- Provide ad hoc financial analysis as requested.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
- B.S. in Finance, Accounting and/or other Business Field.
- 1 - 2 years general business and financial experience is a plus.
- Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge of general business concepts.
- Ability to analyze and assimilate financial information into actionable data and recommendations.
- Fundamental understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
- Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
- Knowledge of SAP or other ERP software tools preferred
- Ability to draw on outside resources and work on cross-functional teams
- Appropriately prioritize workload and demonstrate flexibility when requested to work on special projects.
- Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
- Demonstrate ability to self-motivate and work under limited supervision in a fast-paced environment, ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment

Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-222138
Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 01, 2022

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