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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst II - Remote

Company: UNFI
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:UNFI is North America s Premier Food Wholesaler. We transform the world of food for our associates, customers, suppliers and the families we serve every day. With deeper full store selection and compelling brands for every aisle, built on an unmatched heritage in great food and fresh thinking. And smarter food solutions, from fulfillment to insights and beyond, that help entrepreneurs and major brands alike unlock their full potential and transform their businesses
for the better. Better Food. Better Future.Purpose:The FP&A Analyst II is responsible for providing financial support for critical areas and time-bound processes such as the annual budget, periodic forecasts and the month-end close cycle. Assists in the preparation of various financial activities including data gathering, trending, modeling, forecasting, planning and reporting. Collects information from various areas across the company to assist in the building of models to provide insight to underlying business dynamicsJob Responsibilities:Prepares and reviews accurate and timely financial and business-related analyses, research, and forecasts.Compiles and prepares accurate and timely reports. Able to convey information in a meaningful way utilizing tables, graphs, and charts. Collects and synthesizes information from various areas across the company, builds models to provide insight to underlying business dynamics, creates written presentations and participates in business reviews. Develops and prepares various analytical and statistical reports in support of the business activities. Develops, interprets, analyzes and implements complex business strategies. Provides support to the annual budgeting and periodic forecasting of the assigned business area including variance analysis and sensitivity testing. Leads special financial and business-related studies as needed to support project objectives Conducts analysis of alternatives, recommendations and research from multiple sources Supports functional and cross functional projects and is able to implement process improvements within functional area. Able to articulate impact of analysis, modeling, business decision support on key financial measures (ie Gross Profit, Operating Margin, DOH, DSO, etc.). Conceptualizes, completes and presents analysis in support of management decisions, forecasts and initiatives within the department.Acts as an internal consultant and interacts with appropriate levels of management. Performs other relevant job duties as required.Job Requirements:Education/ Certifications/Experience: (Required & Preferred)Bachelor s degree in finance, Accounting or related field.3-5 years FP&A experience requiredOther Skills/ Abilities: Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience. Able to listen closely to identify important facts, assumptions and relevant information. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and related software applications. Ability to be a team member and demonstrate skills to contribute to team dynamics. Capability to work independently when needed. Outstanding analytical skills (numerical, verbal)Strong Strategic Planning, Financial and Operations / Business Background. Not purely financial background required. Strong business acumen Financial modeling experience. Budgeting and forecasting experience a plus Must be self-driven and very motivated. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others within a complex, fast paced organization required. Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Strong administrative, organizational and relationship skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Position also requires strong interpersonal skills, discretion, diplomacy, and judgment.Experience with data visualization tools ie. Tableau, Power BI is a plus. Experience with TM1 Financial Reporting & Planning tools is a plus.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Providence , Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst II - Remote, Accounting, Auditing , Providence, Rhode Island

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