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peoria | Director, Manufacturing Finance Plant Operations in Chicago, IL

Director, Manufacturing Finance Plant Operations

  • ConAgra Brands
  • $87,690.00 - 137,790.00 / Year *
  • 3511 W 64th Pl
  • Chicago, IL 60629
  • Full-Time



The employer is a food company.
  • Will be an active co-pilot with the related business leaders, supply chain operations leader and the applicable finance leaders
  • Will be the primary contact for communicating key financial information and business drivers to business and their applicable finance teams
  • Will utilize the supply chain finance teams to provide a comprehensive understanding of supply chain business drivers for the business
  • Will lead the development of the monthly/quarterly forecasts providing specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on the various changes as well as guidance on potential R&O items
  • Will be an active participant and will lead the supply chain financial discussions at the monthly business reviews
  • Will lead the development of the annual business/strategic plan for the applicable supply chain finance areas
  • Will ensure forecast accuracy through being an active partner/coach in monthly consensus meeting on volume. Must constructively challenge and question various business decisions influencing the final recommendation
  • Will support CPS (Company Performance System-continuous improvement) teams
  • Will instill strong cost control and planning discipline to assist operations in controlling manufacturing costs
  • Will work with operations and engineering to assist teams with capital planning, including calculating and evaluating financial payback on all capital expenditure proposals
  • Will ensure the accuracy and integrity of the plants' and platform's accounting systems and records, as well as strict compliance to all company policies, procedures and controls

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA a plus
  • 10 years financial leadership
  • Strong communication skills a must have
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities a must have
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Supply Chain or Supply Chain Finance experience required
  • Previous plant level financial experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of SAP and Supply Chain processes and systems preferred
  • Strong project management and influence management experience/skills preferred
  • Broad end-to-end Supply Chain understanding preferred
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
  • History of positive attitude, desire to learn and progressive personal development
  • Strength of character; must be tough-minded and able to deal with change, and unafraid to positively challenge status quo
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
  • Experience accurately forecasting in a given area and understanding the key drivers of that area
  • Critical thinking abilities to leverage analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful financial strategies and solutions
  • Experience with P&L management
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple stage projects to their completion
  • Demonstrated ability to develop teams into higher performance teams preferred

Associated topics: chief investment officer, director finance, financial director, manage, operation, operational manager, president finance, senior director, supervise, supply


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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