Expert Financial Analyst - Ag Retail

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024
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CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Ag Retail business. We are looking for a Financial Analyst, Expert who will be responsible for FP&A activity for our Ag Retail operations. This includes, but is not limited to, financial budgeting, Long-Range Planning, forecasting, and financial decision analysis & business support. This position will execute complex financial analysis and communicate complex information clearly to all levels of management. The position will also work closely with counterparts in our grain, agronomy and energy product lines.

  • Lead annual budget process, long-range planning and quarterly financial analysis and reviews.
  • Enable decision making via the delivery of high impact analysis to operations and leadership.
  • Enhance and strengthen financial forecasting and analytical capabilities with accuracy.
  • Assist in developing sophisticated predictive analytics and forecasting models.
  • Develop and maintain accurate dashboards, models, and reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances.
  • Partner with leadership to improve, prepare and present Key Performance Indicators and metrics.
  • Build relationships at all levels of the organization to facilitate collaboration across product lines and support functions to deliver desired outcomes.
  • Identify financial trends, market drivers, growth opportunities, and track against enterprise strategic initiatives.
  • Provide training and leadership to team members.
  • Lead ad hoc projects without significant guidance from leadership.
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (required)
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business, Business Administration, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in Finance, Accounting, and/or Financial Planning and Analysis
Additional Qualifications
  • Experience working with reporting tools including SAC and PowerBI
  • Previous experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and advanced Excel skills, including the ability to manipulate spreadsheets, create pivot tables and summarize data from multiple sources
  • Advanced Experience with ERP systems such as SAP and Cloud Planning
  • Ability to:
    • Complete assignments independently and handle complex financial activities
    • Solicit support for ideas and provide sound rationale for recommendations
    • Work effectively and represent the company's interest with both internal and external stakeholders
    • Work effectively in multiple information systems/platforms
    • Maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization
    • Select, develop staff, and work in a team environment to achieve desired results
    • Demonstrate learning agility with the ability to understand complex business problems
    • Identify and improve processes with the desire to lead change initiatives
  • CPA, CMA, or CFA
  • Experience with the agriculture industry

Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

CHS offers a competitive total rewards package. Compensation includes base wage and, depending upon position, may include other earnings such as bonus, incentives and commissions. Actual pay offered will vary based on multiple factors which may include, without limitation, experience, education, training, specialized skills and certifications.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, wellness programs, life insurance, health and dependent care savings accounts, paid time off, 401(k), pension, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability, tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance, subject to the eligibility requirements for each benefit plan.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability.