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McCormick & Company, Inc.

TIC Controller

McCormick & Company, Inc. - Cockeysville, MD

Job Description
McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor & seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Controller for its Research & Development function at the Technical Innovation Center (TIC) located at 204 Wight Avenue in Hunt Valley, MD.  The Controller will report to the Director Finance.

With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.  We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service.  Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food McCormick flavored.  McCormick makes every meal and moment better™!  To learn more about us, please visit 

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

The Technical Innovation Center (TIC) houses our R&D teams supporting our Consumer, Industrial, and global business.  This TIC Controller role will contribute towards company goals by providing and leading complex and interpretive financial analysis and reports for management. This role is responsible for the preparation of and significant analyses on actual results and major financial forecasts, as well as providing periodic reports and special analysis for management. 


\tIndependently research, link to root cause drivers, explain and suggest corrective action for financial variances between current results, prior year, forecast and budget, and, independently, communicate analysis to senior local and regional management
\tPlan, identify, gather and organize data to create forward looking financial information for multiple segments and geographies, with a detail knowledge of  the basis used to create the information including the sources, methods, activities and drivers used and understanding the financial planning processes
\tParticipate in continuous improvement projects for Regulatory group and function and assist with the development of departmental procedures
\tInfluence R&D Senior Leadership through data and a strong understanding of the operational implications of proposed decisions.  Lead and manage the strategic planning process, including consolidation of financial data from projects, portfolios, and functional teams, submission of R&D model input, and the identification and communication of key strategic drivers
\tPerform business modeling as necessary, interpret the results, and provide explanations to senior management
\tMaintain an effective control environment and SOX compliance


\tBA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business
\tAt least 8 years of experience in accounting/financial analysis required
\tDemonstrated thorough knowledge of the capabilities of transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to Hyperion, SAP, Business Warehouse or other local systems
\tUnderstand available reporting, drill down capabilities, and able to organize data in a way that adds value through analysis
\tAt least 2 years of experience participating in and/or actively leading small to mid-sized projects
\tStrong analytical and problem solving skills
\tExcellent verbal and written communication skills
\tEffectively works across business functions
\tAdvanced proficiency in Excel and strong proficiency in Word and Powerpoint


\tMBA or CPA, preferred
\tAt least 2 years of experience in Consumer Product Goods (CPG) company

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.  You must be lawfully authorized to commence work upon being offered employment.

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McCormick & Company, Inc.


TIC Controller McCormick & Company, Inc. - Cockeysville, MD, United States


Location: Cockeysville, MD

Company Profile:
McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. It operates in two segments, Consumer and Industrial. The Consumer segment offers spices, herbs, seasonings, and dessert items directly, as well as through distributors or wholesalers to various retail outlets, including grocery stores, mass merchandise stores, warehouse clubs, and discount and drug stores, as well as supplies private label items. This segment markets its products under the McCormick, Lawry’s, Club House, Zatarain’s, Thai Kitchen, Simply Asia, Ducros, Schwartz, Kamis, Vahiné, and Kohinoor brand names. The Industrial segment provides seasoning blends, spices and herbs, condiments, coating systems, and compound flavors directly, as well as through distributors to food manufacturers and foodservice customers. McCormick & Company, Incorporated was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Sparks, Maryland.