C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Financial Analyst, Operations Finance in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Financial Analyst in Operations Finance , you will become one of the leaders in the Analytics group that supports Operations, Commercial Finance and the Labor Relations teams. You are the main point of contact for Operations Pro Formas and ad/hoc financial analysis. You will have the opportunity to influence change at all levels of the organization and be on the front line of our rapid growth.

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Operations Finance is a group of professionals who pursue excellence in financial accounting, reporting, and analytics in efforts to provide value added, reliable information to our internal and external customers. The information we collect and provide to our customers allows them to clearly understand operational results and their performance in order to make educated decisions of regarding current and future challenges.

Responsibilities

New Business and Volume Realignment Analysis

As a Financial Analyst you will play a major role in the development of Pro Formas, the primary financial models that drive decision making for potential new business opportunities and volume realignments within the C&S network. As part of this process you will:

  • Assist Operations in the creation of pro formas for potential new business and/or volume realignment within the C&S Network.

  • Work with the Operators in each of the Operational Departments to ensure that expenses & assumptions are clearly defined.

  • Clearly review and present assumptions and costs with Senior Leadership

  • Partner with Commercial Finance once the expenses & assumptions are complete to ensure they have a full understanding of the Operation’s pro forma.

Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence

Operations Finance assists Corporate Development with the operational due diligence for potential acquisitions

  • Assist in the due diligence work for potential mergers and acquisitions.

  • Onsite visits to review Operations and understand the financials for Operations.

  • Translate onsite visit and financials to assist Executives to make decisions on potential acquisitions.

  • Work with the internal operators to help identify possible synergies with the existing network.

Operational Efficiency Projects

Another key function of the role is to assist in evaluating potential savings within Operations:

  • Work with the Operators to create Return On Investments (ROI’s) analysis for ad hoc projects.

  • Run analyses after project implementations to ensure savings are effectively realized in Operations

Additional Assignments

  • Support Operations Finance in operational Budget/Forecast assumptions by providing metrics, cost assumptions, and customer contract detail for any changes in business

  • Assist the Management staff in Operations Finance in ad-hoc financial analysis to support the Executive Vice President of Operations, Commercial Finance, Legal, Corporate Development, and Operations support groups

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA) required

  • One to two (1-2) years of analytical experience. Finance, Supply Chain or Operations is a plus

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Hyperion is a plus

  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality when required

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills; good attention to detail

  • Strong personality and the ability to influence all levels of the operation

Requisition ID 6140

Job Locations US - NH - Keene

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance

Posted Date 3/17/2017

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