Financial Analyst (Supply Chain)

Cleveland, OH, United States
Feb 02, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Foods people love. The life beyond what you imagined. And the city that rocks.

When you partner Nestlé USA and Northeast Ohio, the result is a rich experience that offers you a fulfilling personal and professional life.

Did you know that the Cleveland metropolitan area is consistently ranked as one of the most affordable and livable regions in the US?  From its diverse communities to its endless arts, entertainment and sports experiences, Cleveland continues to rock.

At our Nestlé USA Cleveland campus, located in the Solon suburb of Cleveland, you will discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community.  Offering you a strong culture with competitive benefits, you will have limitless opportunities to learn, and advance your career.  Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition.  As the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it's about enriching you.

The Financial Analyst is responsible for partnering with the Warehousing Team of the Supply Chain organization to deliver cost targets while maintaining service levels. This individual will provide reporting and value-added analysis of fixed distribution warehousing expense while establishing productive partnerships with the Supply Chain Warehouse Team, Operations Finance, and Sales Finance. Additionally, this role will actively participate on multiple project teams, providing objective analysis and recommendations.

-Provide financial reporting, analysis and performance insights on monthly results, savings initiatives, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other internal management reporting
-Provide monthly forecast and mid-month estimate of facility expenses
-Deliver an annual operating plan for expenses of responsibility
-Responsible for key reconciliations
-Lead efforts to improve processes and drive consistency in accounting procedures and processes used by Supply Chain facilities.
-Support monthly finance reviews with all facilities
-Support activities that maintain effective controls, processes, and audit compliance

-Bachelor's Degree in Business with concentration in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.
-MBA Preferred
- 3-5 Years Finance experience Preferred.
-Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.
-Supply Chain / SAP knowledge preferred.

-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
-Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
-Must be able to effectively present financial information and analysis to non-finance management.

-Knowledge and understanding of general accounting

-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including deadline-sensitive priorities

-Strong interpersonal skills

-Willingness to learn in fast-paced, dynamic environment

-Cultural/Job fit
-Attention to Detail/Quality of Work Orientation (accuracy and high standard of work)
-Oral and Written Communication (expressing ideas effectively)
-Analysis/Judgment (secures relevant data and identifies key relationships with that data)
-Planning & Organizing (ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities)
-Initiative and Energy (self starter, proactive, bias for action)
-Collaboration (across functional boundaries)
-Ownership & Accountability ' (Holding broad network responsible for their deliverables)


Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at