FP&A Analyst in Garner, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Garner, NC
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The FP&A analyst is responsible for forging business partnerships to provide analytics and insights into business opportunities and to mitigate risk. This position will also work closely with the business to develop and maintain performance indicators to track process and operational improvements. Such performance measurements might include business growth, new products / customers / markets penetration, or revenue and expense contributors from these new areas. There will also be the opportunity to evaluate capital investments using financial modelling techniques.


  • Assist with the facilitation of the annual budget process, monthly and quarterly reforecasts, and work with business leaders to determine necessary forecast adjustments and budget needs.
  • Consolidate forecasts and budgets, performing trend / variance and profitability analysis around revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas.
  • Build clear, accurate, and repeatable forecast models by identifying root causes of previous errors and monitoring accuracy and predictive validity of existing models.
  • Prepare financial and business-related templates, analyze and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, etc.
  • Prepare / Maintain reporting and analysis focused on relative KPIs for each stakeholder or business unit.
  • Compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed.
  • Assist with special financial and business-related studies and collaborate with other departments in preparing analyses.
  • Analyze and investigate P&L performance and variances between plan / forecast and expected results.
  • Issue identification and problem resolution to ensure attainment of commitments and objectives.
  • Prepare various ad hoc analysis and projects to assist with the management of the business.
  • Develop various models and reports to enable financial and operational tracking and improvement including driving and reporting on cost saving initiatives.
  • Evaluate and implement systems and processes, including budgeting, planning, reporting, and analytical tools.
  • Analyze capital requests thru CIP tracking, ROI analysis, and post audit reviews.
  • Maintain and update company integrated financial model on a regular basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a highly analytical finance role.
  • Prior experience with P&L’s and financial modeling is required
  • Self -driven with ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision in a deadlines-oriented environment.
  • Sound business acumen and communications skills with the ability to build relationships across various functions and locations.
  • Continuous improvement mindset with a passion for automating/standardizing processes.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with various internal stakeholders.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with advanced skills using MS Excel including:
    • Ability to combine and characterize data from multiple sources.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to properly organize and structure model to efficiently answer the relevant business question.
    • Experience using a range of Excel functions (statistical functions, logical functions, pivot, lookup/reference functions, text functions, etc.).
  • Experience with SAP and/or other ERP systems preferred.
  • Experience in CPG and/or protein industry preferred.
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