Ingredion Incorporated Sr. Financial Analyst - Industrial in Westchester, Illinois

The North America Finance group is a key element of our commitment to finance excellence and the delivery of high quality finance support to the organization.

As your career develops, Ingredion offers a diverse set of career options in the US, Canada and abroad. Our company continues to grow, organically, geographically and through acquisition.

As a Sr. Financial Analyst, your responsibilities will include:

Responsible for partnering with the Commercial team in development of the topline plan/forecast for the Sweetener Solutions business, assisting in data collection and preparation during contracting, preparation of financial analyses for monthly and quarterly review meetings with senior business leaders, and supporting ad hoc requests and special projects as necessary.

Supervision: N/A

The role is well-suited for you if you:

  • Develop topline volume and revenue plans/forecasts for the Sweetener Solutions business which incorporate new product offerings, customer order trends, customer product sales, share of customer requirements, macro trends impacting customer’s products, and unique sales history.

  • Prepare variance analyses for leadership team. Support Commercial team pricing analyses during the contracting process to meet financial targets.

  • Prepare financial analyses and presentations for the monthly executive meetings, quarterly business review meetings and other ad hoc requests.

  • Assist leadership team with adhoc requests in support of strategic and operational planning initiatives. Support efforts to drive visibility to customer level profitability and increase Commercial Finance modeling capabilities.

  • Support monthly customer analyses for Sweetener Solutions sales team and provide sales team with individual territory reporting and adhoc requests as needed. Support preparation of market intelligence and business driver documentation for Commercial team.

  • Finds opportunities for operational improvements and constructively proposes new solutions that increase value and improve business performance.

  • Ability to deal effectively with dynamic change and support team along those lines.

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with the Commercial team in order to facilitate effective communication of business needs.

  • Partnering with Supply Chain to drive insight into Sweetener Solutions demand plan to drive greater understanding of the business and provide insights into specific customer trends.

If you hold the following skills & experience we want, you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required

  • Experienced at developing trend analysis, growth plans based upon unique drivers, and scenario development

  • Experience working within SAP/BEx Analyzer planning systems preferred

  • Strong knowledge and proven experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Proven success working with internal customers to establish trust and effective relationships

  • Proven ability to analyze financial results and apply variance analysis effectively to explain volume, price and mix drivers.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent social skills and ability to interact effectively with various functions within the business.

  • Experience in business to business sales finance considered a plus.

  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time.

  • Actively engages the right resources from across the organization to understand and explain topline results to Sales leadership

  • Builds sustainable internal and external relationships that deliver value for the business through a commitment to drive a positive customer experience

  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and executing multiple projects simultaneously

Ingredion is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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.

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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.