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Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Accounting

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accounting you will oversee and perform the general accounting activities for a specified team. Support in other financial research projects and analysis of business operations. Use sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), creating/uploading journal entries, distributing routine financial reports, maintaining monthly accounting schedules. Minimum 5 years related experience.Position Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting related tasks for assigned area, relating to cash (examples include bank account reconciliations, accounts receivable).
  • Be a resource, subject matter expert and central contact for accounting issues for assigned business areas.
  • Participate and oversee period-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks for assigned resource teams.
  • Review balance sheet account reconciliations and perform reviews of balance sheet components for assigned area.
  • Perform general accounting activities in the SAP general ledger and the Cadency tool.
  • You will provide support for internal and external financial statements in compliance with GAAP and/or other regulatory requirements.
  • Help maintain controls over accounting transactions to ensure the accuracy of the general ledger including documentation of Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
  • Ensure all accounting transactions are recorded following GAAP and in accordance with our policies and procedures.
  • Complete ad hoc requests from business/corporate partners.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Lead special projects involving accounting matters, such as mergers/acquisitions/divestitures, policy updates, business partner requests, creation of new processes and business system conversions.
  • Lead or assist with the implementation of corporate initiatives and maintain sound financial policies and procedures.
  • Maintain staff by coaching employees; monitoring and appraising job results; conduct training; implement and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and communicate with remote team members in a 3rd party outsourcing relationship.
  • Evaluate and document (e.g. desk procedures) effectiveness of processes and procedures and develop/implement improvements.
  • Manage situations that may materially affect our overall financial condition.Position Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • CPA, CMA certification and/or advanced degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in public accounting, corporate accounting, etc.
    • Ability to research and reconcile multiple accounts
    • Proficient PC and MS skills
    • Experience with SAP preferred
    • Experience working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
    • At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future#LI-GS1#LI-Hybrid#LI-MSLOur Modern Workplace:Conagra's culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires you work from our Omaha office 2 days a week.Our Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
      • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
      • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
      • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
      • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)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. ---

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Omaha , Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , Omaha, Nebraska

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