Dean Foods

  • Financial Analyst, National Accounts

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Bachelor's Degree
    Relocation Assistance
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    The Financial Analyst will support their respective Managers/Directors with data analysis and reporting related to Commercial Finance/National Accounts. The role will compile data, perform detailed analyses and produce reports related to tracking and monitoring financial performance against the department’s primary performance metrics. This position will be tasked with supporting the creation of streamlined tools to perform detailed financial analyses and may require some travel.


    • This position will typically serve as business partner or “go to role” for accounts within the Commercial Finance organization.
    • Mine data from a variety of sources within Dean that will provide a comprehensive analysis of Dean’s business for a specific account within Field Finance/National Accounts. Use multiple sources of data to create and implement detailed forecasting and reporting.
    • Develop data-driven, fact-based information to support decisions for a few accounts to drive improvement in volume, revenue, cost and margin.
    • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Dean Field Finance/National Accounts and Selling systems and processes.
    • Prepare and review weekly, monthly and/or quarterly forecasts and variance analyses relating to the overall performance of Dean’s strategies and the contribution to the Company’s profitability.
    • Assist the functional leadership team with development of KPI’s for assessing functional performance and areas of opportunity for further cost reduction.

    Job Description & Requirements

    The Financial Analyst I, under direct supervision, supports the planning and forecasting process for a group or platform.

    • Generate and support key business performance metrics
    • Collaborates with key partners in the business to improve business results where opportunities have been identified.
    • Supports the business unit management process and pro-actively identify opportunities for growth and productivity improvements.
    • Implements FP&A Best Practices as appropriate in the business unit.
    • Support the quarterly / annual forecast process.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Job Requirements:

    • Undergraduate or graduate degree, in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
    • Experience in a financial role requiring extensive analysis preferred.
    • 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. 

    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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