Ingredion Incorporated Sr. Analyst, North America Strategy in Westchester, Illinois

Ingredion is hiring a Senior Analyst, North America Strategy, to work with other members of the North America Strategy team, as well as senior members of other functions, to help drive robust and detailed strategies for the growth and profitability of our business in addition to supporting the execution of organic and inorganic strategic projects.

As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula.

The Senior Analyst, North America Strategy, role is for you if you:

  • Assume leadership on specific assignments and projects to support the North American Strategy, as requested by the management

  • Work with the rest of the team - as well as the business - in identifying new business opportunities

  • Champion data analysis and presentation preparation to promote the development of business strategies including, but not limited to:

  • Business case preparation

  • Market sizing

  • Financial modeling/valuation

  • Assertive insight

  • Assist in the strategic planning process in activities such as:

  • Developing market and competitor intelligence

  • Understanding of key macro trends and drivers

  • Historical financial analysis

  • Be responsible for the overall development of the strategic plan

  • Engage and communicate effectively at all levels

  • Presentations to leadership: Support the research and development of presentations for the North America Senior Management as required

If you hold the following qualifications, we are interested in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Operations or related area. MBA is a plus.

  • 3-5 years of experience in consulting, finance or strategic business development. Involvement in strategy projects for a North American business is desired.

  • Experience with financial modeling and/or strategy assessment as well as project management (i.e., M&A models, structuring organic growth projects, PMO)

  • Strategic mindset with problem solving skills and demonstrated financial acumen (i.e. advanced accounting and financial modeling skills)

  • Good judgment and a willingness to resolve issues and problems in a timely manner.

  • Excellent social skills

  • Skilled with Excel and Power Point

  • Experience in Food & Beverage and/or Consumer Products would be a nice to have but not required

  • Self-starter, willing to take initiative and full ownership of the work

  • Possess an unrestricted authorization to work in the US. The company does not plan to provide work visa sponsorship for this role.

Do you have a love for performing the following skills?

  • Passionate, positive attitude, with the ability to motivate others to perform their best

  • Highly harmonious and works well in teams

  • Results orientated with sense of urgency and deep curiosity to diagnose problems and find solutions

  • Receptiveness for assignments and guidance from the Director and VP of North America Strategy while maintaining assertiveness to express ideas and recommendations.

As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:

Yes, Within Country

Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.