Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.
The Vice President Finance leads the centralized Financial Planning and Commercial Finance functions for Bimbo Bakeries, USA. The position is responsible for leading the development of the strategic and annual operating plans, updating forecasts and period-end financial results. This includes the assessment of financial trends, spending variances and identifying/developing causal drivers. The Commercial Finance team supports the Brand, Customer and Revenue Growth Management(RGM) teams. Key responsibilities include supporting: product development, pricing and promotional strategy, and driving financial performance by contributing to top-line growth. The position is expected to collaborate with and ensure alignment across the Brand, Customer and Revenue Growth teams as well as the President and his Leadership Team.
Key Job Responsibilities:
o Provides direct support to Senior Executive Team and is the primary point of contact with our parent company, Grupo Bimbo S.A. de C.V.
o Leads the development of annual plans and reforecasts, with a particular focus on strategic planning.
o Leads the process of developing annual plans, reforecasts and long-term plans.
o Leads the team that provides insightful analytical analyses in support of business results.
o Leads the development of presentations and business review materials that highlight performance, bring clarity to key issues, and support recommendations.
o Support the development of business strategy; works with Brand and Revenue Growth leaders to develop business plans that grow volume, sales, share, and profit.
o Provides advanced financial modeling capabilities to support and develop better analysis, quantification and tracking of key business issues, trends, etc.
o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred.
o 10-15 years' of increasing responsibility within finance, accounting, and or business management.
o This position requires the incumbent to have in-depth knowledge of profit and loss statements as well as excellent analytical, communication and strong financial planning and reporting experience.
o Superior work ethic, flexibility, time management and organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines and high accountability.
o Accountable to lead and effectively develop a team at varying stages of development.
o Ability to lead by influencing peers and colleagues using collaborative, flexible styles; generate buy-in and ownership
o High level of proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
o Experience developing sales trends, forecasts, etc. and a demonstrated understanding of the impact of analytical data on company planning (volume/revenue)
o Some travel may be required, international travel can be expected
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.