Pinnacle Foods

  • Sr. Financial Analyst

    Location US-NJ-Parsippany
    Job ID
  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.




    The Senior Financial Analyst of Corporate Finance (SFA) is responsible for providing analytical and decision support related to the planning, forecasting and performance management of the entire company. The role is highly visible and will provide information to senior management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, and presenting findings, along with recommendations. The SFA will also develop various ad hoc models, processes, and reports to track key metrics, analyze and interpret data. The SFA will support senior finance leaders with the development of financial and business presentations to the Executive Leadership Team, the Board of Directors, and external audiences.




    • Responsible for preparing, analyzing and reporting financial and business information for senior leaders including the monthly CFO / Executive Management packages, quarterly Earnings Call, and Board of Directors presentations
    • Work closely with business units and functional teams to gain insight into performance drivers and identify the impact of these key drivers on results and subsequent forecasts
    • Develop and maintain financial models for strategic plan, annual operating plan, and forecasts
    • Responsible for support and analytics for strategic plan, annual operating plan, business reviews, forecasts, post-audits, CAPEX analysis, cash flow, and mergers & acquisitions




    • 3 – 5 years of progressing, relevant, financial work experience
    • Solid financial acumen and highly proficient in accounting/financial principles
    • Advanced modeling capabilities and technical skills with a variety of systems, especially Excel and MS office (Visual Basic, Access, macros, Oracle Planning, Essbase..)
    • Highly analytical, with proven ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data, develop insights and recommendations and transform them into easily understood and compelling presentations
    • Experience working on annual operating plans, strategic plans, business reviews, post-audits, CAPEX analysis, cash flow, and acquisition modeling
    • Self-motivated and self-directed, with a high sense of urgency and ability to work under tight deadlines while juggling multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, public company environment
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as, ability to work both independently and in a cross-functional team environment
    • Familiarity with capital markets, investor relations and applicable public disclosures
    • Experience in presenting work directly to executive and senior leaders





    • Minimum required Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics), MBA preferred.




    • Less than 5% of travel required.


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.





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