Senior Analyst Financial Planning Accounting

Chiquita Brands International   •  

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Food & Beverage


5 - 7 years

Posted 428 days ago

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Chiquita is seeking a Sr. Analyst, FP&A to join the team.   This person will work closely with business unit leaders, controllers, and analysts across the corporate organization and in each of the operating divisions.

The candidate will be responsible for the financial preparation, analysis, forecast and planning and reporting for the North America organization.

This person will provide oversight and analytical review of the capital and expense actuals, re-classes, accruals, forecast, plan, and procurement processes. As a member of the team, the Senior Analyst will also play an important role in the financial planning process.  The ideal candidate will possess an ability to identify, articulate, and incorporate process improvements at a global level.

  • Preparation and analytical review of management reporting relating to all aspects of the organization financials
  • Tracking of organization progress against annual plan, including coordination with appropriate business unit leaders to review and make course corrections throughout the year
  • Management of capital process including creation of accounts, monitoring and reporting project spend, forecasting, and capitalization closure process
  • Compile data and analytics for monthly and quarterly capital and expense forecasts.
  • Oversee capital and expense procurement process


 Skills and Qualifications

  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA Preferred
  • Minimum five years financial analysis and accounting experience
  • Proficient in financial tools such as Hyperion Essbase, JDEdwards, Microstrategy, and Hyperion Financial Management.
  • Strong analytical skills applied to various aspects of planning, forecasting, and business decision-making
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to work across functional and cultural boundaries
  • Ability to work effectively under tight time constraints
  • Strong PC skills including advanced Excel (pivot tables, macros, etc.)
  • Strong English skills (written and verbal), Spanish a plus.