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General Mills, Inc.

Finance Site Lead - Vernon Plant

General Mills, Inc. - Carson, CA

Company Overview
Food. Purpose. You.As one of the world\u2019s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities 
Job Overview
General Mills is seeking a Finance Site Lead to support the Vernon Manufacturing Plant. The selected candidate will support a strong fiduciary environment, analyze metrics and reporting, provide business insights, lead peers to achieve plant goals, and partner with plant operations to support business results and the plant mission.
Our Vernon, California site mills flour and is located in Los Angeles County.

Ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of financial transactions
Ensure proper accounting controls and procedures are in place and maintained
Complete financial close activities and balance sheet reconciliations
Analyze and effectively communicate financial results to plant personnel and supply chain management
Lead development of the annual operating budget
Coordinate resolution of purchasing discrepancies
Perform ad-hoc analysis and research to support initiatives and projects
Partner with production floor and plant departments to deliver against financial targets
Provide education and training across the plant on tools and processes, cost drivers and financial performance measurements
Exhibit servant leadership on the production floor, with a focus on human and food safety


Bachelor\u2019s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
5 years of related experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well on team and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization
Ability to work flexible schedule where business warrants (ie: come in early, stay late or weekends)


Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Experience working in a finance/accounting role within manufacturing
Experience with SAP
Experience in a grain or flour milling environment
Proven analytical and strategic skills
Highly motivated self-starter with strong organization and prioritization skills
Assertive, self-confident, and willing to offer opinions and insights
Initiative and ability to work independently and to effectively work with a team
Ability to influence, develop, and motivate peers
Desire to work cross functionally with all plant functions
Willingness to get outside of traditional financial roles to support plant operations
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities


16 days 3 hours ago

General Mills, Inc.


Finance Site Lead - Vernon Plant General Mills, Inc. - Carson, CA, United States


Location: Carson, CA

Company Profile:
By the 1960s, we were marketing children's products such as Play-Doh, Easy Bake Ovens, Spirograph, Monopoly and Nerf balls. In between, we associated with such memorable characters as Betty Crocker, Rocky & Bullwinkle, the Lone Ranger and the Pillsbury Doughboy.