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Financial Analyst

Company: Clemens Food Group, LLC
Location: Coldwater
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


Build your career. Challenge the process. Collaborate & Engage.

Build your career with Clemens Food Group and be a part of an exciting, collaborative, team environment.
At Clemens Food Group, we want you to constructively challenge and have your ideas heard. We arelooking for diverse individuals who push the limits and think outside the box!
Clemens Food Group realizes that our team members are the key to our success. Come be a part of our team and see your ideas in action!


The Operations Analyst will report to the Cost Accounting Manager & is responsible for:

Business Opportunity Identification (Priority 1, 5% of time)

  • Investigate Root Cause
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Analyze & improve reporting systems
  • Influence/Change supervisors and process
  • Identify opportunities to improve business through WIP, Labor, Dry Goods, and Materials reports
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team on Cost Reduction projects
  • Learn and utilize continuous improvement tools to drive opportunities

    Data Validation (Priority 2, 30% of time)
    • Investigate and correct production reporting
    • Floor visits to understand production flow & data flow
    • Communicate numbers to operations supervisors to determine issues
    • Seek information for problem solving
    • Coordinate with operations manager to solve problems utilizing production information
    • Analyze WIP, Labor, Dry Goods, Materials reports for accuracy
    • Review actual cost accuracy

      Interpreting Results (Priority 3, 10% of time)
      • Attend and participate in production meetings
      • Attend and participate in supervisor meetings
      • Lead monthly functional review
      • Overhead rate analysis
      • Quarterly variance review with operations supervisors
      • Analyze and Summarize departmental performance
      • Communicate with department supervisor
        Reporting and Administration (Priority 4, 50% of time)
        • Create standard costs based on USDA Market Quotes
        • Verify production reporting
        • Reconcile production quantities
        • Validate temporary labor hours and send data to reporting database
        • Production recording (for departments that do not have automated systems)
        • Review PIR to verify SAP information
        • Create & distribute operation reports, including but not limited to Fresh Pork P&L, Plant Comparison, Operations Scorecard, WIP Inventory, Labor Utilization, Miscellaneous requests
        • Generate actual cost based on actual yields
        • Dry Goods and WIP Audits
        • Monitor month-end accounting processes to verify all necessary entries are posted
        • Validate Maintenance hours for the month and make statistical entry in SAP
        • Run monthly Assessment Cycles and renew the cycles at each year-end.

          Team CFG (Priority 5, 5% of time)
          • Leadership classes/meetings
          • Participate and present in BIT Forums
          • Participate in Pork Experts training
          • Participate in Supervisor training
          • Train operations supervisors on reporting systems
          • Participate in audit process
          • Pulling information for recalls


            • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
            • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and general connectivity of laptops and mobile devices Associated topics: analysis, business analytic, business systems analyst, consult, financial analyst, financial analytic, government, investment analyst, refine, refinement

Keywords: Clemens Food Group, LLC, Kalamazoo , Financial Analyst, Professions , Coldwater, Michigan

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