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Sr Manager, FP&A

Location: 

West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  34684
Date:  Nov 23, 2022

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

 

OVERVIEW

ASR’s Finance organization seeks a talented aspiring business leader to learn our business across two separate assignments, contribute meaningfully from day one, and with success, progress into senior Finance roles.

 

The Senior Manager, FP&A will begin their ASR career identifying opportunities and leading analysis aimed at improving the efficiency and sustainability of ASR operations (e.g., sugar refining, packaging, maintenance, distribution) while supporting some of the business’s most critical decisions.  Additionally, this role will establish, track, troubleshoot and present operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to senior ASR leadership including the Global CFO and SVP Operations.  

 

After approximately 2 years, the Senior Manager, FP&A will transition into a Managerial Accounting or Corporate Accounting role for approximately 2 years, serving as a business partner to executive leadership and building foundational knowledge and experience in the sugar industry.  Following successful completion of these two assignments, candidates will be promoted into more senior Finance or business roles.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use critical thinking and analysis to drive and lead change across all aspects of ASR’s business – particularly in operations, but also supply chain, sales, marketing and other functions as needed
  • Extract insights from data and effectively use images, charts, and conceptual frameworks to synthesize that data
  • Develop actionable recommendations
  • Create and deliver professional presentations to senior leadership
  • Collaborate with ASR colleagues across functions and regions in implementing solutions
  • Drive continuous process improvement within Finance and across all ASR processes
  • Support ASR’s annual budget process, to include detailed evaluation of all budget plans, budget compilation, and final presentation

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • 6+ years’ total professional experience preferred; with 2+ years’ experience at a reputable professional services firm working in an advisory services (e.g., Transactions, Restructuring, Valuation or Deal Advisory types of services or as Management Consultant)
  • CPA or overseas Chartered Accountant
  • Experience supporting and analyzing performance of manufacturing & distribution operations is a plus

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • B.A. or B.S. required.  Strong academic record required.  Relevant course work in Accounting, Corporate Finance, and the Sciences preferred
  • M.B.A., or Master’s in Finance/Accounting-related field of study is a plus but not required

 

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

  • Data sleuth – approaches problems with an unbiased, objective, and data-first approach
  • A willingness to learn about our business, leaving your desk and spending time in a manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable in communicating with stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Highly analytical and with an ability to draw insight from large data sets
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and cost accounting principles is a plus but not required
  • Strong Excel / Power BI / PowerPoint skills – beneficial.  A willingness to learn – essential
  • Experience using SAP / Anaplan – beneficial.  A willingness to learn – essential
  • Organized and capable of prioritizing and managing multiple activities simultaneously

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Role will be based at corporate headquarters in West Palm Beach, FL
  • Periodic travel to manufacturing sites will be up to 20% travel

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami