FreshRealm - The Power of Fresh Thinking

At FreshRealm we aspire to be THE fresh meal company. Fresh meals are our focus, and we are passionate about revolutionizing this rapidly growing category. 

FreshRealm develops, sources, commercializes and assembles fresh meals. Fresh meals, including meal kits, ready-to-heat and ready-to-cook offerings are 100% our focus. We partner with leading Grocery, Convenience and Omni channel retailers to deliver the very best meals to their customers. Our success is measured by the success of our retail partners. Service, quality and consistency are our obsession, and we take pride in every meal that our customers place on their shelves.

At FreshRealm meals are more than a source of nutrition, they are our passion. Meals are the heart of a timeless ritual of sitting down to connect with family, friends, and ourselves. We are proud to play a small part in the ritual of “connecting through meals”.

If you are a leader looking to build the future of fresh meals,  you are growth minded and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, or you are excited to work with the country’s largest retailers, go to market with the best in product quality and work with industry leaders that care for each other and their communities, FreshRealm is the perfect fit for you.

 

Overview

The Senior Financial Analyst will assist with the short term forecast of revenues and expenditures and advise the Company on future planning. The Senior Financial Analyst will perform a variety of financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, assisting with financial planning, performing research and analysis, preparing reports, system configuration, and accounting master data setup.  The Senior Financial Analyst will engage with various functional groups companywide to provide financial guidance and help refine processes that will facilitate financial reporting.  This person must have experience in a manufacturing operation, cash flow management, and a solid understanding of business processes, key drivers, and financial reporting.

 

Ultimately, you will ensure high integrity and accuracy in the financial planning process and ensure it aligns with business objectives

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Ensure support analytics are prepared timely and accurately
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive revenue forecasts and analysis: revenue, partner, channel, product mix, price, trends, etc.
  • Develop and maintain cost of goods sold forecasts and in-depth analysis: material costs, direct labor, waste, freight, etc.
  • Prepare analysis and forecasts for labor and contractors
  • Work with department heads on cost projections, budgeting, variance analysis, and cost saving strategies
  • Prepare forecasts and variance reporting of balance sheet working capital accounts
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy when necessary
  • Assist in establishing financial policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial information and investment decisions
  • Review and analyze financial statements and reports
  • Develop, track, and report business-level KPI’s and financial analytics; prepare financial reports
  • Assisting with budgeting and monthly close processes
  • Assist project teams with financial guidance
  • Ensure compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations

Qualifications:

  • Develop and maintain financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Ensure support analytics are prepared timely and accurately
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive revenue forecasts and analysis: revenue, partner, channel, product mix, price, trends, etc.
  • Develop and maintain cost of goods sold forecasts and in-depth analysis: material costs, direct labor, waste, freight, etc.
  • Prepare analysis and forecasts for labor and contractors
  • Work with department heads on cost projections, budgeting, variance analysis, and cost saving strategies
  • Prepare forecasts and variance reporting of balance sheet working capital accounts
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy when necessary
  • Assist in establishing financial policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial information and investment decisions
  • Review and analyze financial statements and reports
  • Develop, track, and report business-level KPI’s and financial analytics; prepare financial reports
  • Assisting with budgeting and monthly close processes
  • Assist project teams with financial guidance
  • Ensure compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations

Experience / Education:

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 7+ years of experience in financial planning, analysis, and financial modeling
  • Hi initiative - identifying issues and seeking to resolve them without being told
  • Proven work experience as a Senior Financial Analyst, Finance Analyst or similar role
  • Extensive experience with Cost of Goods Sold (Analysis) a huge plus+
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and/or Google Suite (G Suite)
  • GAAP plus+ but not required

Key Competencies:

  • Learning Agility - the willingness and ability to learn from experience, and subsequently apply that learning to perform successfully under new or first-time conditions.
  • Drive for Results - Can be counted on to deliver on what is required to advance the company; takes ownership of work from start to 100% finished work, brings others along with focused intensity, "Big Picture" mentality
  • Functional Skills - Possesses top level relevant, usable, experience and knowledge with the ability to establish themself as the best performer in the industry, at their role and level
  • Courage - Prioritizes actions and decisions that move the company forward without hesitation around moments of uncomfortableness; laser focused on the tasks at hand that makes any conflict that could get in the way of that an afterthought
  • Thoughtful - In-charge of the room, establishes clear directions in all forms of communication, inclusive, motivates, and in service to others
  • Business Athlete - Understands and can execute on and expand FreshRealm's competitive edge strategies, knowledgeable about current and future industry dynamics, knows the competition, winner

Physical Requirements / Work Environment / Work Conditions:

  • Working Conditions: Work is primarily conducted in office, however some work may be conducted remotely via technology. This position may also require night and/or weekend work.
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This position is located in a building on a public street and near retail stores. Employee may be exposed to the general public, vehicles and exhaust. This building has a kitchen that is used on a daily basis. Employee is frequently exposed to food aromas, smoke, and other related cooking and cleaning activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Physical Demands: Long hours sitting and using a computer, keyboard smartphone, etc. Occasional standing and/or walking. May need to travel between buildings or plants.  Travel may be required on an occasional basis which will include traveling through airports, hotels and other public areas.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other business duties as assigned

 

FreshRealm, LLC does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of FreshRealm, LLC.

Covid-19 protocols are consistent with State Regulations

 

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