C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Director, Finance ES3 in York, Pennsylvania

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 Director of Finance , you will oversee Financial Reporting and Planning & Analytics, and insure that all work and projects are executed on time and accurately, to meet all business needs. In addition, you will provide support to the Accounts Receivable collection process to help create optimum cash flow and minimize any financial risk associated with past due balance activity.

Responsibilities

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee regular financial reporting utilizing both ES3 and shared sources accounting resources.

  • Work closely with Accounting team members to improve weekly estimated accruals based upon metrics, patterns, run rates, etc – bridge the gap between analytics and accounting.

  • Provide variance analysis of operating revenues and expenses and provide feedback to the business to drive improved results.

  • Liaison with the customer on invoicing questions and operating costs for managed operations.

  • Lead the business efforts for the annual financial audit process.

Planning & Analysis

  • Provide oversight to the budgeting and forecasting to include process reviews and develop presentation material.

  • Develop and implement dynamic and user-friendly analytical tools that are value-added to all levels of the Operation and Corporate team members.

  • Educate team members and gain feedback on the tools as needed through one-on-one discussions, webinars, surveys, onsite visits, etc.

  • Determine new ways for the business to track key items that drive results and allow department heads to make better, more educated decisions.

  • Ensure that all requested pro forma work for new business or changes in business are executed in a consistent, timely manner.

  • Work with Account Management team members to support new business opportunities by the development of proformas to quantify financial benefits

  • Work to create a solid relationship between Finance and all impacted groups.

Management

  • Develop and communicate clear expectations for team members.

  • Challenge team to continually improve and take on new tasks to increase capability.

  • Facilitate development plans for all team members; including , but not limited to, IDP’s, 360 assessment, mentoring, training, etc

  • Utilize the company’s continuous improvement platform to drive results.

  • Communicate performance against expectations not only on mid-year and end of year reviews, but on an as-needed basis to ensure that team has proper direction and feedback.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred

  • Eight (8) or more years’ progressive experience in accounting, budgeting and financial analytics, three (3) years of which at the level of Manager or above

  • Microsoft Excel, Financial ERP Systems (Lawson/Oracle), Hyperion.

  • Strong multitasking, communication, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work well with all levels of team members with different backgrounds and needs

  • Experience with Supply Chain and Warehouse Operations a plus

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred

  • Eight (8) or more years’ progressive experience in budgeting and financial analytics, three (3) years of which at the level of Senior Financial Analyst. At least a year of managerial experience preferred.

  • Microsoft Excel, Financial ERP Systems (Lawson/Oracle), Hyperion.

  • Strong multitasking, communication, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work well with all levels of team members with different backgrounds and needs

  • Experience with Supply Chain and Warehouse Operations a plus

Requisition ID 10316

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance