Inspire Brands Sr Financial Analyst, Beverage and Snacking Finance in Canton, Massachusetts
The primary responsibility of the role will be to consolidate, report, and support the Beverage and Snacking Finance function within the context of total Inspire Brands. Responsibilities will include P&L management and variance analysis and development of financial plans such as monthly projections, annual budgets and long-range plan participation. The position requires cross-functional support in reporting financials and key metrics and in-depth analyses to help drive business change and results. The individual will be looked upon as a sound business partner of the cross functional teams and be responsible for special ad-hoc projects requiring analytical, presentation, and leadership skills. As we continue to integrate into Inspire Brands systems and processes this role will be heavily involved in ongoing integration and process design work.
Duties and Responsibilities
Analyze, reconcile, and compile monthly financials including analyzing month-end results, variance analysis, prepare quarterly reporting decks to effectively communicate business results, trends, risk and opportunities to Management
Act as the Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) lead contact between the Beverage and Snacking business segment located in Canton, MA and the Atlanta, GA based Inspire Brands Corporate FP&A team and Treasury group. Work will all other Beverage and Snacking Finance team members to proactively ensure process adherence and requirements alignment with the Atlanta teams.
Weekly Monthly EBITDA ownership and process oversight as well as month end close oversight and Flash report ownership in conjunction with financial oversight responsibility for our Dunkin’ and Baskin Robbins U.S. Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) businesses
This SFA position will play a significant role in the legacy Dunkin’ Brands financial systems integration (through 2022) under the direction and leadership of the Beverage and Snacking Senior Finance Manager and the Beverage and Snacking Finance Vice President c financial support as necessary
Ability to influence others and streamline processes as well as to help educate cross functional partners on financial ramifications on various options is critical to the success of this role
Independently research and act upon information, while identifying areas for efficiency and implementing financial planning best practices
Perform daily ad hoc analyses and other duties as assigned. This will be a large part of the role and an ability to adapt quickly, innovate, and effectively communicate are core success requirements for this position
EDUCATION QUALIFI CATIONS
- 4 Year / Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Finance or Accounting required with an MBA preferred
- 3-5 years of corporate finance experience, focusing on the Income Statement (Actual / Budget / Forecast) as well as project-based management skills
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES
Solid knowledge of P&L and Balance Sheet relationship and management
Ability to effectively multi-task projects with competing priorities and work under tight deadlines
Power Point and strong Excel financial modeling skills are a must…to parallel strong analytical and problem-solving skills
The ability to effectively mine data and draw relevant results on business performance
Self-starter with strong business acumen and ability to anticipate issues and think through creative solutions
Proficient understanding and application of cash flow analysis tools and methodologies (NPV/ ROI / Breakeven, etc.)
Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase / SmartView preferred but not required.
Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, Rusty Taco and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.
We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.
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