Senior Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst
Smithfield, VA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description
Senior Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst
ID 2022-24479 Job Locations US-VA-Smithfield Category Accounting/Finance Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Shift Corporate - Day Shift
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The Senior Corporate FP&A Analyst plays an integral role in management reporting and analysis to provide value-added insight into the business. Analyst interacts with Senior Management, Operations, Finance and Accounting teams to ensure timely and accurate reporting of monthly results.

Core Responsibilities
    Support the consolidated reporting efforts for management reporting (US GAAP & IFRS).
  • Support the annual budgeting process.
  • Collaborate with business units across the organization to coordinate timely and accurate reporting.
  • Support the Company's financial reporting and analytical data requests.
  • Evaluate financial and business related data to provide valuable, accurate and timely information on performance.
  • Analyze key performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
  • Develop meaningful content reporting analytics packages (periodic and ad hoc).
  • Exercise strong analytical skills to deliver timely, accurate, and effective analysis and reporting of financial and operational performance.
  • Continuously seek opportunities for improvement.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 5+ years of experience and/or training; required.
  • Knowledge of accounting/finance systems and financial and business principles.
  • 2+ years' prior experience in manufacturing and/or consumer packaged goods, preferred.
  • Ability to make timely decisions and organize multiple tasks accurately in a deadline sensitive environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply GAAP and IFRS accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of SAP, and supporting systems such as Business Warehouse (BW), Analysis for Office (A4O) and Power BI; EPM, a plus
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and experience with Anaplan and W-desk (Workiva) a plus.
  • Capability to improve current processes to make them more effective and quickly identify best practices.
  • Must be comfortable speaking to groups explaining and detailing business performance in concise and professional manner.
  • High standards of accuracy.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to think creatively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong self-motivation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Careers and Benefits

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More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.


Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.


Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.


Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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