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Senior Financial Analyst - Enterprise Transportation

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 12/01/2023 Job ID 13023
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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.


The Senior Financial Analyst reports directly to the FP&A Manager, Transportation and will partner closely with Transportation leadership to support the newly formed Enterprise Transportation organization. The Senior Financial Analyst must be an experienced analyst with strong financial budgeting, forecasting and analytical skills and possess a continuous improvement mindset with the desire to lead change initiatives.

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Strengthen Financial Forecasting & Analytical Capabilities

  • Partner with Enterprise Transportation leadership to enhance financial forecasting capabilities and increase forecast accuracy.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Transportation leadership to develop key performance indicators and reporting
  • Analyze market trends and industry benchmarks in order to gather findings and insights that can be leveraged to improve the Enterprise Transportation team’s decision making capabilities.
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends and areas of possible risk, savings, or opportunity; prepare these for communication to decision makers.

Support Annual Budget/LRP & Quarterly Forecast Process

  • Support the enterprise planning process, including the annual budget, long range plan and quarterly forecast.
  • Conduct long range plan and quarterly forecast analysis to identify historical trends, drivers of growth and track against enterprise strategic initiatives.
  • Support quarterly cost savings and expense management analysis to drive deeper understanding and management of spending across the enterprise.
  • Participate in the identification and management of process improvement projects that improve budgeting and long-range planning processes.

Provide Financial Decision Analysis & Support

  • Enable decision making via the delivery of high impact financial analyses to Enterprise Transportation and corporate leadership.
  • Work directly with senior leadership in support of ad hoc and special projects aligned with strategic objectives.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business, Business Administration, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Finance, Accounting, and/or Financial Planning and Analysis

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP and the BPC Planning Module
  • Experience with business and/or predictive analytics
  • In depth understanding of budgeting, long range planning and forecasting processes as well as various financial statements (Balance Sheet, P&L, Statement of Cash Flow).
  • Confirmed proficiency in financial analysis, modeling, and forecasting.
  • Demonstrated learning agility with the ability to understand complex business problems.
  • Experienced user of ERP systems and forecasting tools as well as strong experience working with various types of data and information.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor others and thrive in a team environment.
  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset with the desire to lead change initiatives.

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 compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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