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Senior Finance Manager - Manufacturing

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Finance Manager - Manufacturingreq24542Employment Type: RegularLocation: FULLERTON,CAHave you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day. Description:Bimbo Bakeries USA has as an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Finance Manufacturing Manager for our WBU Manufacturing team located in a California bakery. Under general direction, this position provides reports and analysis designed to have a significant impact on the WBU Manufacturing Operation. The purpose of this position is to partner with Regional management to provide accurate financial analysis/reporting tools, so they can make effective operational management decisions that lead to maximum operations while minimizing cost. This position has full ownership and accountability for BBU's 7 California bakeries. Main purpose of the role is to partner with Plant Management and the Regional Vice President owning all aspects of financial operations in the region to drive the successful planning, execution, and measurement of the manufacturing operation. Focus will be both strategic and tactical to achieve lowest landed cost objectives. This position will provide leadership to Plant Finance Managers to drive major business decisions to improve operational efficiency, cost minimization and overall Business Unit profitability. This role is responsible for proactive initiation, development and execution of cost reduction initiatives and profit-improving programs. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:Partner with all levels of Regional and Plant management to gather, analyze, summarize and prepare operational financial reports, operational forecasts and similar financial ad hoc reports.Assist in the development and implementation of operational reporting tools in order to provide operation management timely and accurate data on daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly operations.Oversee operational accounting and fixed asset transactions and proper inventory cut-off, so that operational expenditures are accurately recorded.Provide financial analysis to Financial Operations Director and Regional Vice President.Develop financial plans and forecasts by function and bakery while driving accountability, for upcoming period(s) and year(s).Ensure action plans align with financial commitments.Produce weekly and monthly reports on manufacturing key performance indicators.Manage, direct, and coordinate the monthly closing cycle i.e., updating files, numerous accruals and adjusting entries, for the WBU in order to have a timely, accurate and complete representation of our financial results.Manage and contribute to the post closing operational analysis in order to identify and evaluate variances and providing narratives on those variances.Work with bakery staff to maintain the bakery stand costs and supporting commodities and resources.Coordinating with the Director of Finance, plan, organize, direct, and control the work performed by the bakery finance teams.Perform other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted, with a minimum of 7 years. The ability to work with minimal supervision to develop and complete a series of goals and tactics. Extensive working knowledge of Manufacturing ERP systems. Oracle Experience a plus. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to manage and develop others Excellent organizational, communication, and critical thinking (written and oral) skills. Strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Access, and other software/applications. Maintenance of the confidentiality of any personal or company information encountered.SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE This position requires the incumbent to have in-depth knowledge of operational financial planning, analysis tools and techniques. Experience working in a manufacturing environment is also preferred.Physical Demands:The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electrical energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with InvenergyBimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2018 and 2019 for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency We have 14 ENERGY STAR Certified facilitiesOur Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill360 of our company-owned vehicles utilize alternative fuel - propane, compressed natural gas, and electricBimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

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