Dean Foods

  • Senior Financial Strategy Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Bachelor's Degree
    Relocation Assistance
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    Job Description & Requirements

    The Strategy Senior Analyst will drive a rigorous approach leveraging financial modeling and business intelligence to solve problems, performing leading-edge analysis and developing new approaches to answer business questions. The role will work on strategic initiatives and executive level topics. Primary responsibilities include project management (especially cross-functional strategic initiatives), the development & maintenance of models. The role will utilize business data (structured and unstructured) to conduct quantitative analyses (financial/valuation and statistical) to provide insight into business performance and to develop recommendations to senior leadership. .



    1. Support strategic projects via data access, structuring and analytics
    2. Collaborate with stakeholders to establish requirements for the implementation of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics
    3. Execute against time-sensitive requests from Executive Leadership Team
    4. Develop and implement tools, analytics, and models to evaluate and identify performance and recommend performance improvement opportunities.
    5. Demonstrate a customer-focused approach with internal teams and management.
    6. Demonstrate strong leadership and influence skills, including the ability to challenge the status quo
    7. Assist in the planning and execution of the Enterprise Strategic Planning Process
    8. Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic / geopolitical trends


    1. BA required; MBA preferred.
    2. 3 years of overall work experience in Strategy and/or FP&A with undergraduate degree; 1-2 years with advanced degree. Management/Strategy consulting experience is a preferred.
    3. Strategic mindset and highly analytical thinker with sound financial acumen; ability to develop structured analyses and communications, often starting with ambiguous information
    4. Experience building financial models (deep Excel capability), analysis and tools leveraging Tableau, Power BI or other business intelligence tools.
    5. Strong attention to detail, analytical capability, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    6. Ability to creatively and independently analyze data and propose solutions. Be a self-starter.

    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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