Financial Analyst (Overhead Cost Reporting)

Employer
Nestle USA
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
Foods people love. The life you imagined. And the culinary capital. We are writing a new chapter in our journey; Nestle USA is opening its new US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, directly across from Washington, DC As a part of this extraordinary moment, you have the opportunity to help build the Nestle USA of today, and tomorrow.Our new home in the DC area offers close proximity to world-class restaurants, shopping, and museums. You are steps away from the world's largest museum, the Smithsonian, and renowned national landmarks such as the Washington Monument. Nestle USA is transforming what we do, how we do it, and where we work. Now is the time to define your future, and ours, too. Find your fulfilling personal and professional life, matched with our competitive benefits, focus on innovation and limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career.Discover the ways that Nestle USA values and supports our employees and community. Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestle tradition. As the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it's about enriching you.POSITION DESCRIPTION Conducts timely and accurate financial analysis and reporting to assist in the financial decision making within the organization. Continue to develop financial and technical skills and interact with cross-functional teams at all levels throughout the organization. Provides analysis to assigned business units/leaders to ensure financial data, including budgets and forecasts, are available to support business decisions. Exercises good judgment, stays focused on results and ensures the integrity of financial reporting in a fast-paced dynamic environment. This position is the "single point of contact" for Marketing & Other General Expenses (MOGE) cost center management to their assigned business units/leaders. It is responsible to consult with business leaders to define financial reporting/analysis needs, gather data, conduct research and prepare analysis and reports as appropriate to fulfill the business need. It is responsible for completing all budget activities, including coordinating the annual budget development and monthly dynamic forecast projections. This position will perform the monthly closing activities in compliance with the Period End Close (PEC) process. It will also be responsible for preparing the monthly cost center reporting packages for management, quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and other applicable reporting schedules. RESPONSIBILITIES * Perform cost center management activities to include: o Determine annual budget assumptions & targets o Create, populate and receive approval on budget submission o Consult with business leaders at all levels to define cost center needs o Prepare monthly dynamic forecast projections and submissions o Analyze and communicate cost center allocations to Divisions and Operation Companies * Perform Period End Close activities including: o Conduct variance analysis (actuals vs budget and vs forecast) and prepare variance explanations o Post accruals and reclass J/E o Prepare monthly reporting packages * Conduct validation & reconciliation of Payroll, Pcards, T&E and other MOGE related expenses * Ad hoc project work as required BASIC/ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS o BA/BS with major or minor in Accounting or Finance, or BA/BS degree with coursework up to and including intermediate accounting o Must be willing to travel on a minimal basis o Minimum of 3-4 years experience in Accounting/Finance SPECIALIZATION/EXPERTISE o CPA, CMA, CMF, CBF preferred o Food industry experience preferred o Willingness to relocate for career advancement *LI-SV1