Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

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We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary

Campbell's Napoleon Ohio manufacturing plant accounts for approx. 20% of Campbell's $10b in global sales. The site consists of an East Plant with 12 Soup and 3 Sauce production lines, a West Plant with 6 Beverage production lines, a 1mm square foot distribution center, a and a pesticide residue analytical lab. In addition the Napoleon site hosts much of it's own utility services including a steam plant, water and waste water treatment facilities, 66 acres of solar panels, and a biogas processing plant. Annual capital investment is approx $40mm and total capitalized assets are in excess of $800mm.

The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis (Manager - FP&A) is a critical role on the Napoleon leadership team. This position is responsible for operational performance reporting and analysis providing timely and insightful input to the operational teams. Key responsibilities include preparing and issuing weekly/monthly/yearly Flash operational reporting, enabler cost savings actualization, leading the AOP process, and providing oversite for the South East Wisconsin Products (SEWP) finance function. In addition this role will support the FP&A team for report enhancement and development. Finally, this position will provide analysis to identify cost savings opportunities and will lead and/or support other special projects as appropriate. This high profile role will directly interface with both Napoleon Plant and North America Supply Chain leadership teams.

Principle Accountabilities

  • 50% - Operational Performance Reporting and Analysis: Generate and issue the WTD, MTD, and YTD flash by operation reports. Complete other reports including department expense vs plan, loss tracker, direct labor, process order variances, etc. Assist in completing the monthly plant performance report presentation and review with supply chain leadership.
  • 10% - Other Financial Reporting: Working with Napoleon's Industrial Engineering Team to actualize and update Napoleon's Enabler forecast monthly throughout the year. Develop and maintain cost trackers as needed. Support network reporting optimization as needed.
  • 10% - Monthend Closing: Complete monthend closing responsibilities and coordinate closing schedule with local, WHQ, and 3rd party teams.
  • 10% - Annual Operating Plan Budgeting Process. Drive development of Napoleon's annual cost standards as part of Campbell's overall Annual Operating Plan (AOP) budgeting process. Specifically, work closely with the Napoleon Finance and I/E teams and others in developing the plant's annual cost standards, performing in depth analysis of proposed BOM, Routing, Scrap Factor, Labor, Expense Budget, Enabler, Raw Material Pricing, and other inputs impacting Napoleon's AOP cost standards. In addition, facilitiate AOP budget reviews within the Napoleon Finance Team as well as among the Napoleon leadership team and CUSA Supply Chain Finance Team overall.
  • 20% - Miscellaneous Other. Lead and/or support special projects and address ad hoc reporting requests as needed. For example, leveraging cost accounting expertise, provide cost-related training both w/in Finance and cross-functionally. In addition, support continuous process improvement efforts, both w/in Finance and to support the Plant overall. Provide oversite and support to the SEWP Finance lead located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Job Complexity

  • Operating variances from plan and prior year must be investigated and explained. This requires meeting with cross functional groups and summarizing explanations for senior management review.
  • Ability to interpret complex data as it relates to issue at hand and to provide data in a meaningful format to management.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in accounting/finance or related field
  • CMA, CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Five years of Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, highly preferable in an SAP environment, plant or factory experience preferred
  • Cost Accounting Expertise
  • Solid understanding of SAP costing systems
  • Strategic thinker w/ strong analytical skills
  • Strong ability to engage and influence others
  • Proven track record leading and prioritizing against multiple key organizational initiatives
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • High integrity, intellectual curiosity, energy, courage & creativity.
  • Normal office environment with 5-10% travel.

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