Financial Analyst

Chicago, IL
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

company information

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.

With more than $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health; and fairlife® Light Ice Cream.

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.

The company is driven by its values of caring for the people, animals, and planet it touches across its business. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all. 

To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information: fairlife, LLC complies with the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination mandate, which requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, except for those with documented and approved medical or religious accommodations. Prior to starting with fairlife, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 and in the process of getting fully vaccinated; (ii) be able to provide fairlife with proof of vaccination, or (iii) have applied for and received a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

job purpose:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for working independently as well as with various team members to ensure compliance of processes and execution of the Capital Projects. As necessary, this position will provide analytical input, recommend process improvements, and ensure that capital project activity is progressing as planned for a rapidly growing company. The Financial Analyst will also play a critical role in our financial reporting process by efficiently tracking capital expenditure.

responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Capital Projects
    • Support the preparation and development of project master budgets
    • Manage financial models to support the management of project spend and project status.  Confirm data integrity of data being used in reports and ad hoc requests
    • Manage the change order process to ensure visibility and traceability of project master budget changes
    • Facilitate regular status meeting with essential parties to ensure transparency of project status and expectations
    • Prepare capital cash flow and interest forecast
    • Partner with internal engineering team to obtain certificate of insurance, lien waivers and other supporting documents from vendors to prepare bank draw package for capital projects
    • Prepare and consolidate supporting documents for bank draw package for large capital projects
    • Work with Account Payable to ensure payment of the approved invoices are charged to appropriate budget code
    • Update invoice and purchase order tracker weekly to track capital expenditure against budget code
  • Various projects and responsibilities as assigned

Other

  • Recommend process improvement and action plans
  • Support cross functional teams to ensure timely execution of the projects
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis as required
  • Perform other duties and participate in special projects as assigned

skills/qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA and/or MBA a plus
  • 1-3 years of general accounting or finance experience required
  • Foundational accounting knowledge and financial analysis
  • Proficient in Microsoft products, database software and other applicable accounting and financial software and systems
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced and high-growth environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly
  • Ability to build collaborative relationship with cross functional internal and external teams

position location: Chicago, IL

reports to: Sr Manager Treasury and Risk Management

travel requirements: 10% - 15%

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

 

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]