Financial Analyst III - Jackson, MI in Jackson MI

Dawn Foods logo
Dawn Foods
Financial Analyst III - Jackson, MI
Job ID: 
Jackson MI
Not Specified
Not Specified
Job Types:
Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Management
  • Routinely analyzes freight data, investigates issues, identifies solutions, and recommends actions to enhance and improve freight and lane costs.
  • Responsible for all aspects of complex freight projects that are broad in nature and require originality and/or ingenuity.
  • Has significant role in designing, implementing, and administering financial systems and procedures.
  • Conducts analyses and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, cost per pound, utilization, and other financial related matters.
  • Prepares forecasts and analyzes trends in 3rd party freight, distribution, and other related areas.
  • Gathers data and prepares reports to present data to multi-functional teams for the establishment and analysis of standard freight rates.
  • Performs a variety of necessary tasks for all assignments including preparing work plan and schedule, completing detailed analysis and research, identifying options, preparing reports for management, and recommending action or change based on findings.
  • Provides assistance to all departments in the formulation of their budgets, forecasts.
  • Reviews departmental actual expenses versus budgeted expenses and issues monthly variance statements.
  • Assists in the development of business policies and performance measures.
  • Conducts special financial and business related studies as requested by management.
  • Performs analyses that are complex and varied in nature.
  • Duties require significant evaluation, originality or ingenuity.
  • Mentors Financial Analyst I and II and provides assistance as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Demonstrates the "Dawn Values" of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence.
  • Will provide support as back up for DC Costing as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor&##39;s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required. Master&##39;s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years financial experience required.

Here at Dawn, our crisis management team is meeting regularly to assess our response to COVID-19. As part of this, we are looking at potential changes in our interview and onboarding process, as your health and safety is of the utmost importance to us. We encourage you to check back frequently and know that recruiters will be in touch with candidates as needed. We appreciate your interest in becoming part of the Dawn Family and will continue to make updates as new information becomes available.

Thank you,
Dawn Recruitment Team

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Apply Now
Name and email are optional and not part of your application. It will be used solely by to send you new job alerts.
By continuing you agree to's Terms of Service
Red Alert COVID-19 resources.