Financial Analyst

Employer
The Coastal Companies
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
145627599
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Founded in 1992, The Coastal Companies has emerged as the leading supplier of produce and dairy in the Mid-Atlantic and a leading regional processor of fruits and vegetables. With the addition of Hearn Kirkwood, The Coastal Companies has further expanded its capabilities in prepared foods, ready to eat products, and grab-and-go. The company and its subsidiaries - Coastal Sunbelt Produce, East Coast Fresh, Hearn Kirkwood, and Lancaster Foods - operate facilities in Baltimore/Washington and greater Richmond. Through a fleet of over 300 trucks, The Coastal Companies delivers daily to foodservice customers and major retailers along the East Coast. With a commitment to food safety, quality, service, sustainability, and staff development, The Coastal Companies has established itself as an industry leader. Position Summary: Under general supervision the employee will work with finance and accounting management, staff, and business unit senior staff members in varied areas of financial analysis and in doing so demonstrate appropriate understanding and working knowledge of company process, industry practices, and financial data flow. This position is responsible for: Generating daily and weekly departmental reports Collaborate with accounting team and other departments to ensure accurate financial reporting Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements Learning and applying data validation techniques Informing investment decisions by analyzing financial information Interpreting data on factors affecting investment programs Preparing plans of action for investment through financial analyses Assisting in preparing written reports for presentations Other duties as assigned This position is also expected to: Comply with all Company policies and procedures Independently identify issues and propose solutions Maintain a positive attitude and learning mindset Maintain a professional demeanor Comply with all safety policies and procedures Qualifications and Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field Strong quantitative skills Some professional experience in finance or accounting preferred Strong attention to detail and high-level organizational skills Excellent communication skills - written and verbal Ability to obtain advanced knowledge of Excel, Access Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and manage competing priorities Job Requirements: Strong quantitative skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Detail oriented with exceptional follow-up skills Able to function at a high level in a fast-paced environment Strong organization skills Must be: At least 18 years of age Able to successfully pass a criminal background check Able to work a flexible schedule Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Disability insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insurance Location: The Coastal Companies 9001 Whiskey Bottom Rd. | Laurel, MD 20723 #INDHP

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