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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 12/17/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONFood. Purpose. You.
We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$16.6 billion during fiscal 2016.
We seek out the best talent, provide them with rich development resources, support, and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who are leaders, innovators, and want to be part of a company that serves the world by making food people love.
Finance at General Mills
Finance is a strategic business partner at General Mills, leading the creation of strategies that drive shareholder value and stewarding strong fiduciary responsibility. Finance is integrated in all aspects of the General Mills business, and Finance leaders have the unique opportunity to build a career focused on either a technical, accounting-focused path or a broad, generalist finance path.
Finance Leadership Development Program
The General Mills Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is a great way to start your career. As part of the FLDP, you will have 3 roles in your first 3 years at General Mills, building broad experience in technical foundations, functional depth, and business basics. FLDP analysts receive training to help you get off to a fast start and quickly make an impact.
The FLDP allows candidates to demonstrate leadership, hone critical thinking skills, develop business context, and learn the General Mills and Finance culture.
FLDP analysts are typically based at General Mills' World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.
After completing the FLDP, you will continue to build your career and take on roles of increasing accountability as a Senior Financial Analyst. While the majority of the Finance roles are in Minneapolis, your post-FLDP career could take you to other General Mills facilities in North America or Worldwide.
FLDP Analyst Qualifications
We are looking for leaders who can drive results and make an impact. Candidates should have strong analytical skills, work well as part of a team, communicate effectively, demonstrate curiosity and a passion for learning, and be able to influence others.
Candidates typically have a BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics and have a strong academic record - a 3.30 GPA or higher.