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Finance Manager, Brand Marketing

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings Inc., is focused on providing delicious food choices for every taste and budget. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all.Brand:The company's portfolio ranges from iconic brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats , Grape-Nuts and PEBBLES cereals, as well as Peter Pan peanut butter to the top-selling Malt-O-Meal brand of value ready-to-eat cereals and more. Our business is growing and that's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.Location Description:Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America.Responsibilities:This position will operate as the Finance strategic business partner supporting brand marketing for upcoming growth of Post Consumer Brands' $1B pet food business operations, featuring brands that include Rachel Ray Nutrish , Nature's Recipe and 9 Lives . Ideal candidates will possess financial leadership capability to influence brand strategy, planning and decision making to deliver optimal financial outcomes. Candidates must be able to effectively navigate and interact across multiple functions and thrive in a fast paced, changing environment.Responsibilities Include:Partner with Marketing and Finance teams to construct plans aimed at optimizing price position, improving spend efficiency and capturing new distribution.Lead monthly brand financial reviews, providing implications of business trends and variances while highlighting opportunity areas.Analyze and articulate performance against key revenue and volume metrics. Provide perspective on drivers of mix, net pricing, and trade spend.Support innovation by ensuring financial viability of new products.Conduct budget performance reviews with all supported departments. Recommend pro-active adjustments as needed to ensure alignment to Plan.Complete ad-hoc financial analysis as directed.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics. MBA Preferred.Experience:Minimum of 5-10 years experience in Finance or Strategic Planning roles.Strong budgeting, planning and forecast experience.Previous experience with Trade spend practices and execution.Food industry, CPG or manufacturing experience strongly desired.Skills:Strong financial and analytical skills; ability to draw conclusions from information and develop recommendations.Must be able to effectively interact, collaborate and communicate across multiple functions in the organization, cooperating and building consensus to drive results; ability to influence business decisions with concrete financial support.Ability to plan, prioritize and manage workload in an environment of competing priorities.Candidate must be comfortable working with ambiguity and estimates, yet be motivated to build sustainable processes to drive efficiency and accuracy moving forward.Computer skills: MS Office with advanced Excel knowledge; TM1 experience a plus.

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Lakeville , Finance Manager, Brand Marketing, Advertising , Lakeville, Minnesota

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