As the food industry association, FMI works with and on behalf of the entire industry to advance a safer, healthier and more efficient consumer food supply chain. Our Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) is a food safety and quality program that is recognized by food retailers, brand owners, and food service providers world-wide. SQFI is currently looking for a Director, SQFI Financial Planning & Analysis to provide financial management of the SQFI program to guide the program towards achievement of annual financial budgets and goals.
Partnering with the Chief Food Safety Assessment Officer & Senior Vice President, SQFI, the Director will provide financial insights that will facilitate the decision-making process and align capital and resource allocation within the SQFI budget. More specifically, the Director will: develop and execute financial strategies both domestically and internationally to help SQFI achieve financial targets; create and manage budgets, contracts, as well as relationships with SQFI stakeholders and customers; conduct market analysis and interpret results (including research data); generate reports that highlight business trends and key opportunities for improvement; and, develop business scorecards and metrics that support SQFI’s strategic business objectives to drive results. The Director will also work alongside the sales team to create marketplace revenue and work with members of the SQFI team responsible for tracking invoices.
FMI offers an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, summer hours, 10 paid holidays, volunteer opportunities and much more! Our headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia just a few blocks away from the Crystal City Metro Station. If you want to showcase your business skills in a fun, supportive, flexible environment that encourages personal and professional growth, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The person who will succeed in this multi-faceted, strategic role will have: an MBA and/or a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or another related field; seven to ten years of relevant experience; a proven track record of preparing and managing an event/program budget; contract management experience; demonstrated negotiation and sound commercial management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong time and project planning skills and be self-motivated with a natural ability to work under pressure. Strong candidates should also have strong marketing, budget development and administration skills. Must be able to travel locally or out of town to select meetings and conferences throughout the United States. International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) certification is a plus.
About Food Industry Association
As the food industry association, FMI works with and on behalf of the entire industry to advance a safer, healthier and more efficient consumer food supply chain.
FMI brings together a wide range of members across the value chain — from retailers who sell to consumers, to producers who supply the food, as well as the wide variety of companies providing critical services — to amplify the collective work of the industry.
We provide members, from independent operators to the largest national and international players, a unique forum for actively coming together to engage in dialogue, collaboration and problem-solving as a community. We work together closely to understand the topics that matter most to our members and where FMI can provide the greatest value to them.
Our advocacy yields a powerful voice around public policy and serves as a beacon for elevating the food industry’s stature and relevance. Our extensive research, insights and knowledge resources provide an instrumental educational platform for helping prepare and propel our members and their employees forward.
FMI is a champion for the food industry and the issues that make a difference to our members’ fundamen...tal mission of feeding and enriching society. The reach and impact of our work is extensive, ultimately touching the lives of over 100 million households in the United States and representing an $800 billion industry with nearly 6 million employees