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Jack Link's Beef Jerky Finance Manager - Supply Chain and Operations in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Finance Manager - Supply Chain and Operations 600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA Full-time Department: Finance .and. Accounting Site Location: Minneapolis Company Description Running with Sasquatch is more than just a clever marketing campaign. As a Jack Link's team member, Running with Sasquatch means we roll up our buffalo plaid sleeves and do the hard work first. We don't shy away from challenges. In fact, we push hard and take risks. True to our North Woods roots, we're a bunch of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things by driving results with innovation, creativity and a clear sense of urgency. Like our awesome protein products, we have an unwavering passion for quality, and you won't find anything artificial here. What you see is what you get... authentic, humble and fun people who Run with Sasquatch! Running with Sasquatch takes a team. We invite you to run with us, succeed with us, and celebrate with us. Most importantly, Feed Your Wild Side with us on our journey to be the dominant global leader of branded protein snacks! Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link's also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link's produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, World Kitchens Jerky, Bifi and Pepperami. Job Description Come Run with Sasquatch as our Finance Manager for Supply Chain and Operations to lead the corporate cost accounting team and provide financial support to the supply chain and operations organizations. Oversee, coordinate and approve the development of new product standards Assist in the construction of the annual COGS budget, including raw material/packaging pricing assumptions, plant expenses, and standard cost development. Lead the annual cost roll process for all Link Snacks facilities. Review ways to better improve the costing processes at each of the Link Snacks facilities Involvement in P.and.L's and understanding the total company impact Analyze the standard to actual variances by SKU and make recommendations for possible cost savings and margin growth Oversee, coordinate and approve cost estimations for either brand new items or new configurations as requested Approve period end inventory reconciliations Periodic reviews of inventory adjustments and cycle counting as put together by staff Coordinate and participate in yearly audit of inventory by outside auditors and reconciliation at year end for inventory Coordinate the obsolescence accrual and disposal requests with plant and DC staff as necessary to maintain accurate inventories. Responsible for overseeing all inventory reconciliations for all Link Snacks facilities Qualifications Required qualifications: Four year degree in Finance or Accounting Five + years' cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry Advanced level software skills with an emphasis on the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Excellent organization, problem-solving and financial analysis skills Previous experience in managing a staff and working with several off-site individuals Ability to work in a highly demanding environment independently with multiple projects and deadlines and minimal supervision Preferred qualifications: Masters degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration SAP software experience Additional Information Equal Employment Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religi