SpartanNash Finance Analyst - Operations Finance in Grand Rapids, Michigan

At SpartanNash, relationships matter, and our Corporate team takes that sentiment to heart in the way we work as one totally aligned team, support and respect each other and share the highest standards of excellence. We’re always looking for the next great idea or a new way to approach a challenge, and we collaborate and innovate to achieve our goals.

Position Summary

Responsible for performing financial and operational analysis within assigned business area(s). Make recommendations to management based on findings. Partners with cross-functional departments as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

Degrees

Bachelor's Degree (Required) Accounting

Finance or related field.

Job Experience

Two years accounting and/or financial analysis experience.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Participate in business decisions through operating and trend analysis, value-added assessments, and risk/opportunity analysis.

Assist in the preparation of financial analysis and reporting including but not limited to monthly variance analysis and explanation, profitability and cost analysis, etc. for the assigned business area. Evaluate operations to assist with operational management decision making.

Consult and educate associates and management on financial analysis and reports to assist with solving business issues.

Participate in special projects and strategic initiatives; provide ad hoc financial analysis as requested.

Assist with the preparation of the quarterly board package.

Maintain current knowledge of regulations and best accounting/finance practices; make recommendations on current processes to ensure that company programs and processes are in compliance with GAAP and SOX.

Support the annual budget development, quarterly and period forecasting.

Assist in weekly P&L forecast development and monitoring.

Assist in period / quarter end closing process, reconciles balance sheet accounts assigned to area.

Develop tools for reporting at the appropriate level of detail or summarization in order for information to be actionable.

Assist in the overview and analysis of supply chain performance.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work cross functionally and with all levels in the organization. Strong analytical and effective decision-making skills, organizational and planning skills, attention to detail, strong initiative, and ability to prioritize multiple priorities. Excellent financial/spreadsheet skills. Systems knowledge or the ability to adapt quickly to different systems is important. Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Equipment

General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)