Dean Foods

Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain Finance

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Bachelor's Degree
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We are seeking a Sr Financial Analyst to join our Supply Chain Finance team.  This person will be a key contributor to a highly visible team in a broad role responsible for providing regional financial analysis and support for our Logistics organization, developing and publishing mission critical performance reports, tracking and monitoring financial performance against metrics and goals, creating streamlined tools, and working on a variety of ad hoc projects. 


Will work with a team to create financial plans and forecasts, monitor performance, and assess and explain variances each month and quarter (Develop and distribute guidance, tools, and timelines, conduct review meetings with Logistics managers in the field, prepare summary reports and business review materials, develop and publish timely, relevant, and accurate reporting & analysis of operational performance, analyze and blend data from multiple sources, develop a solid understanding of accounting and payroll practices, continuously enhance and develop tools and processes, develop models to project labor expenses and other key P&L line items, assist with cost analysis to support bids for new business, and work on special projects and perform other duties as requested or required.

Job Description & Requirements

The Senior Financial Analyst, under general direction, supports the planning and forecasting process for a group or platform.


  • Analyzes key business performance metrics and identifies performance improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborates with key partners in the business to improve business results by recognizing key change levers.
  • Analyzes, researches, and implements financial data of organization and estimates future revenues and expenditures, applying principles of finance Best Practices as appropriate in the business unit.
  • Actively works with Managers to provide reporting and analysis.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of new financial tools and models.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
  • An advanced degree in business is desired.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a financial role requiring extensive analysis. Preference given to experience in fast-paced consumer products, manufacturing, food service, or consultancy environment.     
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling and critical reasoning skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs. 
  • Must be a strong team player who is able to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments, management levels within the company, and external stakeholders. 
  • Must have the ability to travel and work for extended periods of time to meet deadlines for special projects.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

EEO Statement

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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