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Financial Analyst - Logistics
Summary
Title:Financial Analyst - Logistics
ID:6622
Department:Finance/Accounting
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Classification:Regular
Status:Full-Time
Description
Job Description

The Financial Analyst – Logistics will be the key financial support to our shared services logistics organization. This organization is comprised of owned and 3PL assets which store and distribute chocolates for the Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) family of companies—Lindt USA, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover Chocolates. In addition to possessing strong analytical skills, the position is for someone who thrives in the ambiguity that comes with building a new organization.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide collaborative critical financial analytical support to the distribution network in support of distribution, achieving cost and business objectives
  • Monitor spending and provide monthly analysis on cost variance to distribution, identifying areas of success and opportunities for improvement
  • Assist in the development of the annual distribution budget and periodic forecasts of freight spend and warehousing costs
  • Work closely with distribution, logistics, and procurement partners to build a best-in-class distribution network
  • Perform month-end closing activities, including accounting, reconciliations, invoice charge outs to customers, and the creation of a monthly financial reporting package
  • Manage other projects and duties as assigned


TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTS

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of professional work experience
  • Minimum 2 years of finance/accounting experience
  • Advanced Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Supply Chain
  • Experience using an ERP system; SAP preferred
  • Prior experience in logistics
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Strong customer service and partnering skills


Company Description
Lindt and Sprüngli North America is a newly constituted shared services organization developed to better leverage the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli and Russell Stover Chocolates) headquartered in North America. 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli North America is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli North America is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED  employer. Principals only please.
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