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General Mills, Inc.

Financial Analyst - Covington, GA

General Mills, Inc. - Covington, GA

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 Financial Analyst to support the Covington Manufacturing Plant. As a member of the Finance team, the selected candidate will support a strong fidicuary 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 Covington, Georgia site makes food people love in the Cereal, Snacks and International businesses and is located just 45 minutes outside of Atlanta, GA.
Position Accountabilities:

Provide proactive and strategic financial analysis and support
Partner with production floor and plant departments to deliver against financial targets
Support development of the annual department operating budgets and periodic financial forecasting
Perform routine financial transactions and reporting
Ensure effective financial internal controls are in place and maintained
Exhibit servant leadership on the production floor, with a focus on human and food safety
Provide backup support to the Finance Site Lead
Participate and potentially lead General Mills Manufacturing network finance projects

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

Bachelors degree in related field including Business, Finance or Accounting
3 \u2013 5 Years of related experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools \u2013 especially Excel

Desired Skills/Experience:

Experience working in a finance/accounting role within manufacturing
Finance/Accounting experience
Experience with SAP
Proven analytical and strategic skills
Financial acumen
Highly motivated self-starter with strong organization and prioritization skills
Assertive, self-confident, and willing to offer opinions and insights
Strong interpersonal skills with employees at all levels
Initiative and ability to work independently and/or 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
Ability to identify and implement process improvement and productivity opportunities


15 days 14 hours ago

General Mills, Inc.


Financial Analyst - Covington, GA General Mills, Inc. - Covington, GA, United States


Location: Covington, GA

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.