TitleFinancial Analyst II
Location IDSt. Louis
Our Client, one of the largest independent meat producers in the U.S., is seeking a Financial Analyst II to join the team in Carlyle, IL.
Job Title: Financial Analyst II
Reports To: Director, FP&A Department: Analysis & Commodity Risk Mgmt.
Job Overview: Responsible for developing, enhancing, maintaining, and reviewing complex financial models to support decision making for future investments and M&A activities. Collaborate with and provide analytical support to Business Leadership to include financial modeling, valuation, sensitivity analysis, operational analysis, industry analysis, and statistical analysis. Develop and maintain centralized models and database of key business assumptions to be applied consistently across the business. Develop and implement best practices around financial modeling, capital budgeting, and statistical analysis.
Job Duties & Accountabilities
  1. Capital Investment Analysis
    • Develop templates and enhance processes for capital investment analysis including development and education of modeling Best Practices
    • Partner with business leaders to analyze and prepare models and IRR/NPV calculations for large capital investments and assist in preparing project proposals and presentations and/or documentation
  2. Operations, Sales and Supply Chain Analysis
    • Collaborate with business leadership to develop central database of key biological and business assumptions that are applied consistently across the business.
    • Assist Director, FP&A in developing governance process around department resources, time allocation, closing of files, and validation and analysis of post-investment results
    • Collaborate with Business leaders to provide key business and operations analysis including both financial and statistical analysis
  3. M&A Support
    • Perform financial due diligence of opportunities
    • Develop valuation models including using tools such as discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis and sum-of-the parts asset valuation, incorporating input and diligence from acquisition team
    • Presentation of findings and analysis to project leaders
    • Assist in development and enhancement of SOPs around non-Enterprise and Enterprise acquisitions
  4. Other Analysis Duties Including, but not limited to:
    • Assist Director, FP&A on analysis of Company’s future strategy
    • Analysis and evaluation of current industry and market trends, conducting competitive research and analysis
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or closely related field. MBA or Masters degree in Finance or Accounting strongly preferred.
Three years of experience with financial modeling and analysis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Knowledge of:
  • Financial concepts and metrics
  • Key Financial terms and measurements including DCF, EVA, ROA/ROI, ROE, WACC, etc.
  • Statistical Analysis Tools and Techniques
2. Skill in:
  • Financial Modeling including IRR & NPV analysis
  • Adaptation to new and changing technology
  • High level proficiency in computer software applications -specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Working with and through multiple software solutions
  • Time management, multi-tasking, and prioritizing
3. Ability to:
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports, presentations, and recommendations and to perform the necessary research and investigations
  • Analyze complex business problems and make sound business decisions
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Collaborate and interact with all levels of Management
  • Prioritize projects and deliver quality results within tight time constraints
  • Establish effective working relationships with others
  • Think strategically about business decisions and issues (eg. cost/benefit)
  • Work independently in a results-oriented, project-driven, fast-paced environment