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as of 15.07.2019

Financial Analyst, FP&A - Manufacturing

The Financial Analyst, FP&A Manufacturing reports directly to the Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. He/she is responsible for providing critical operational and financial support to the plant and broader supply chain organization. This highly visible role will be responsible for supporting day-to-day business partnering with the operations team as well as driving best-in-class improvements in process and analytical capabilities. The Financial Analyst, FP&A Manufacturing will understand key business drivers and create analyses that supports effective decision making within the company of HARIBO of America Manufacturing.


  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial results, including operating performance trends, actual vs. forecast and key metrics.
  • Work closely with the senior FP&A manager to manage and track costs and budgets regarding plant activity including fixed assets and capital improvements.
  • Participate in the annual plan and long range planning process.
  • Prepares and consolidate annual operating templates to review and ensure accuracy.
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly variances. Provide value added insight into actual results.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis and participate in cross-functional projects to support management.
  • Develop monthly standardized reports to drive efficiencies through dashboards, reports and templates.
  • Support Supply Chain to understand key drivers of variances, risks and opportunities to financial plans and forecast.
  • Provide specific, actionable and forward-looking commentary on changes in the monthly/quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Monitor and develop new performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
  • Track expenses versus budget, analyze fluctuations and identify shortfalls and cost savings opportunities.
  • Drive the plant’s planning and forecasting process.
  • Assist in the development of the operating strategic plan.
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic network initiatives.
  • Other projects/duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or Business required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in corporate finance, ideally with Supply Chain or plant finance experience.
  • SAP experience required
  • Advanced technical knowledge of MS Office Programs such as: Excel, Qlikview, and other ERP Systems.
  • Result driven of, well organized, with a high degree of personal initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills in a fast pace work environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service to all partners.
  • Ability to analyze and validate data comparison to provide insight on analytical findings.
  • Ability to drive results and outcomes independently and collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Strong ability to build and maintain key professional relationships.

HARIBO of America, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. Employment at HARIBO of America, Inc. is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. HARIBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also HARIBO’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

HARIBO is committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please contact the location for which you are applying and ask to speak with the human resources representative.

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