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Financial Analyst

Location: 

West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  25044
Date:  Apr 6, 2021

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 

 

OVERVIEW

The Financial Analyst will drive operational excellence across FCC agriculture operations – one of the most important drivers of profitability – through financial analysis and problem-solving. The Financial Analyst will assist in budgeting, monthly reporting of actual vs budget/forecast, detailed general ledger review to determine accurate forecasting and will assist with financial models for ongoing and future projects – all this for our agriculture and harvesting and hauling operations. This role will also track, troubleshoot and present operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on a monthly basis. Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to help meet deadlines and support departmental deliverables. The Financial Analyst reports to the Director of Agriculture Finance.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support planning/forecasting process on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Review current equipment to determine optimal replacement cycles and looking at annual repair costs, residual values, and downtime
  • Leverage financial systems to create and distribute timely reporting of actual performance against budget/forecast
  • Provide insightful variance commentary
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and general planning support as needed
  • Utilize critical thinking and analysis to drive and lead change
  • Extract insights from data and effectively use images, charts, and conceptual frameworks to synthesize that data

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting
  • 1-3 years of experience in financial analysis/accounting

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel including financial modeling, sensitivity analysis, and pivot tables
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems desirable
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Strong communication skills a must and the ability to interact with all departments within the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving and quantitative skills
  • Candidate should be a proactive self-starter; strong collaboration skills and high accountability standards required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with a “Can Do” attitude

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami