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Research & Development
Business Intelligence

Financial Analysis Manager

Ref ID: REF34975G
Department: Finance and Accounting
Location: Livingston, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Shift: Day

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Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Range: $126,500-$148,500 per year

Purpose of position:

Provide financial support to Business Unit Marketing Management and related Sales Management to drive short and long-term business decisions for the purpose of attainment of business unit and Company goals. Create value through relevant and objective insight. Responsible for financial planning and analysis of business results, development of projects, and administration of profit forecasts.

Essential job functions:

  • Assist in business analyses and forecasting to identify potential opportunities in current practices. For example, P&L analysis to recommend cost savings and/or revenue generating opportunities, cost center analysis (Freight, Truck shops, Plant Maintenance, etc) to recommend cost savings and/or process improvement opportunities, reporting analysis to recommend process improvement opportunities, Information System Analysis to recommend cost savings and/or process improvement opportunities.
  • Participate in developing strategic options with principal responsibility for quantifying alternative business strategies
  • Participate in business valuation modeling, analysis and recommendations. (For example, Simply Fresh valuation, bird size initiative, etc).
  • Administer financial criteria for growth (capacity planning, new products and/or businesses) and cost improvement initiatives (facilities utilization, capital projects, etc).
  • Utilize and assist in development of Corporate systems — Past examples include: Demand Planning, Business Warehouse.
  • Provide assistance and counsel in operational decision-making — i.e. meat sourcing and trade-offs.
  • Establish strong partnerships with business units in order to gain understanding of operational challenges and structure information resources accordingly
  • Develop financial reporting required to monitor business outcomes
  • Post-audit initiatives as appropriate.
  • Provide financial analysis support to Executives, Information Systems, Engineering, and Purchasing.

Additional Functions:

  • In the absence of certain key financial positions, may be used as an interim resource.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Five to seven year’s experience in financial management and accounting.
  • Proficient with computer applications
  • Must be self-motivated, assertive, objective, and resourceful
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • MBA
  • One to three year’s experience in financial planning & analysis
  • Experience with consumer products, commodities perishable foods, and/or integrated poultry
  • Familiarity with syndicated data and consumer research results
  • Demonstrated presentation skills with both large and small groups

Physical Requirements:

  • Consistent and reliable attendance
  • Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure situations


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.