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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

The J. M. Smucker Company Orrville, OH

Orrville, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


For more than 115 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's , Folgers , Jif , Dunkin Donuts , Crisco , Pillsbury , R.W. Knudsen Family , Hungry Jack , Caf Bustelo , Martha White , truRoots , Sahale Snacks , Robin Hood , and Bick s . In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix , Milk- Bone , Kibbles 'n Bits , Natural Balance , and 9Lives . The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit


Manager, U.S. Business Finance


Orrville, Ohio


Vice President, U.S. Business Finance



Financial Management, Reporting and Analysis

* Partner with SBA Finance leadership team to develop a standardized approach to reporting and business reviews; incorporate key insights, external mindset and opportunity/risk profile

* Develop enterprise reporting and analytics across brands and customers which provides visibility to customer and brand level profitability across SBAs (strategic business areas)

* U.S. Business Finance partner for Innovation team, Marketing services and MDO/RGM (market development organization/revenue growth management)

* Drive process improvement and consistency across SBAs; Partner with Innovation, MDO and Marketing Services as needed and demonstrate enterprise financial and business perspective

* Deliver innovation pipeline reporting to provide multi-year financial outlook and enable prioritization and trade-offs across SBAs

* Partner with Revenue Growth Management team to deliver profitability modeling, reporting and opportunity assessment process

* Standardize long-range planning process, modeling and presentations within SBA finance teams; partner with corporate FP&A to ensure reporting needs are met

* SBA, Brand and Customer level consolidation reporting and analysis

* Leverage charts, graphs and tables to tell business story and drive financial insights to cross-functional partners and leadership team

* Special projects as needed

* Maintain focus on business and financial trends, CPG and competitive landscape to deliver short and long term objectives for the company; develop an understanding of categories, consumer and customer to drive decisions rooted in business strategy and long term value creation

Organizational Management and Development

* Functional partnership within SBA and Customer Finance and across Corporate Finance team

* Cross-functional partnerships and enterprise lens

* Enhance collaboration and teamwork to ensure optimal financial and strategic outcomes

* Manage and develop Financial Analyst

* Contribute to the development of the Finance org through identifying skills and knowledge gaps and partnering with broader team to build capabilities and bench strength

* Provide effective training and change management as needed

* Continuous improvement mindset



* Bachelor s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required

* MBA or CPA is preferred


* At least 6 years of financial planning, reporting and analysis experience is required

* SBA/Business Unit or Corporate FP&A experience is a plus

* CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) experience is preferred

The J. M. Smucker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.