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Conagra Financial Analyst, Plant Finance in Waterloo, Iowa

Job Summary

Reporting to the Plant Finance Lead, you will perform moderately complex analysis for assigned financial area, identify and investigate issues related to assigned projects, and present recommendations to management. May perform business partnering, analytical analysis, business planning, monthly forecasting, metrics & scorecard development, and/or Period close.

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead weekly yield loss reporting process including completing inventory adjustments, trending yield performance and investigating large losses.

  • Complete weekly labor report including variance analysis

  • Own the monthly forecast for Maintenance Spend and lead weekly meetings with MRO buyers to track spend to forecast

  • Lead weekly finance meeting to review results with operations & leadership

  • Responsible for analyzing monthly overhead spend by department and communicating changes to partners by providing specific, applicable and forward-looking commentary on the changes and guidance on potential risk

  • Assist in the preparation and compilation of the annual operating plan for yield and overhead accounts

  • Lead the development of metrics, scorecards and reporting for assigned department.

  • Participate in month-end/quarter-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks and journal entries, including explanation of variances to plan.

  • Provide comprehensive financial analysis and models for requests depending on the assigned department (product development, customer analysis, competitive analysis, pricing, etc.).

  • Active involvement and participation in plant continuous improvement and CPS activities

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required; 1-2 years of profession accounting of financial experience

  • Knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts

  • Strong cross functional partnership ability across the organization

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), with heavy emphasis on excel pivot tables

  • Experience with SAP or other software tools preferred

  • At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship either now or in the future.

Number of Days in Office: 5

Relocation assistance is available for this position. Preference will be given to local candidates.




Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Comprehensive healthcare plans, wellness incentive program, mental wellbeing support and fitness reimbursement

  • Wealth: Great pay, bonus incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan

  • Growth: Career development opportunities, employee resource groups, on-demand learning and tuition reimbursement

  • Balance: Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role) and volunteer opportunities

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit ( .

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​