McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Financial Analyst II on the US Flavor Solutions commercial finance team. This new hire will work in McCormick's headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. The Financial Analyst II will report to a Commercial Finance Manager.
With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better™
As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.
The Commercial Finance Analyst II is responsible for leading all key financial activities for McCormick Flavor Solution’s Custom Flavor Solutions (CFS) Business Segment. This includes support of new product initiatives, management reporting, annual strategic and operating plan, budget, monthly forecast, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process, and explanation of actual monthly results, general ledger review and SOX administration. This position is responsible for providing key financially driven insights to cross functional business partners, and actively participates in both short and long-term decision-making activities.
Serving as the primary business partner to support the commercial team’s strategic initiatives and business planning.
Managing the CFS’ Segment P&L, providing monthly business reporting and analysis versus forecast, budget and prior year.
Effectively creating, interpreting and communicating complex financial models for business team P&L’s, new product launches, pricing actions and ad hoc special projects.
Performing in depth commodity cost analysis to provide insight and determine profit impacts.
Provide analytics support and visibility to new product and commercialization process.
Using critical thinking in decision making process to draw upon professional experience, market and industry knowledge, data and intuition, then applying to make decisions.
Interacting with cross-functional teams and various management levels within McCormick and presenting to executive-level audience.
Utilizing financial reporting best practices to meet the needs of the functional leaders, external authorities and the stakeholders of the Company.
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the capabilities of transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to Hyperion, TM1, SAP, Business Warehouse or other local systems.
In-depth understanding of available reporting drill down capabilities, and ability to organize data in a way that adds value to analysis.
Intermediate/Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively at all levels.
Self-management of assigned workload – ability to plan and meet deadlines under pressure
Self-starter and proactive in initiating action steps
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Experience in manufacturing environment or other supply chain / costing area
Experience participating on projects, supporting sales and marketing initiatives
A minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting, Financial, or equivalent business function analysis
McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.
About McCormick & Company
At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet. Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.
Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers
While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Old Bay, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Kitchen Basics, Lawry’s, Simply Asia, Stubb’s, Thai Kitchen and Zatarain’s.
At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy... based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.