This Business Analyst position will be responsible for compiling, analyzing and reporting budgeted and actual crop results to Agricultural Operations department, corporate finance, senior management, and outside growers.
Maintain database of planting, harvest and receiving data.
Prepare Agronomic reports for Ag Ops staff.
Present scope, risk and P&L analysis of proposed contracts for corporate approval.
Prepare P&L and grower performance reports for Ag Ops dept.
Support in preparation of monthly forecast to ensure meeting corporate deadline.
Support finance in preparation of annual budget in regards to Growing costs, crop timing and volumes.
Prepare, analyze and investigate variances from monthly forecast and annual budget.
Communicate Variances to corporate finance department.
Prepare and present Growers metrics to Grower in Monthly meetings.
Prepare ad hoc analysis to enable management to make informed decisions and support the analyses with variance explanations, root causes, and opportunities to improve performance.
Prepare PowerPoint presentation to include key financial metrics for management
Conduct ad hoc financial analysis to assist in answering analytical questions and participate in various projects, as required
Partner with Business Process & System Improvement to integrate tools and technologies to produce the reports and analysis.
Partner with business functional areas to provide financial insights, recommendations, and best practices to help the company make effective resource allocation decisions.
MINIMUM SKILLS REQUIRED:
4 year College Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field, from an accredited institution, and/or equivalent work experience.
MUST HAVE 2+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN FINANCE OR ANALYTICAL ROLE
MUST HAVE 2+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN FARMING, GROWER ACCOUNTING OR AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.).
Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication (i.e. oral and written) skills.
Ability to multi-task and work independently when necessary.
PREFERRED BUT NOT ESSENTIAL:
Previous budgeting, manufacturing, cost accounting, inventory management, and inventory control experience.
BI, Host Analytic or other legacy systems experience.
Advanced knowledge and technical acumen for the analysis of business results.
Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and International Financial Reporting Standards.
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Required Skills Required Experience