• FP&A Analyst

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • It's way more fun to support financials on a healthy business than a struggling one....


    and our family owned company has been generating healthy finances for 5 generations!  But we're not complacent -- we're constantly looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our customers.  That doesn't end with the products and services we bring to restaurants, hospitals, and educational systems. It carries to the way we manage our business transactions in the short-term and our strategy for the long-term.   


    Our Accounting and Finance teams play an important role in keeping Gordon Food Service operating effectively and efficiently. From strategic work in the development of annual and long-range operating plans to establishing infrastructure that keeps financial transactions flowing efficiently (our employees and vendors like that!), to credit operations that recognize the unique positions of our customers large and small.....we are reliant on this group of professionals and the work they do each week, each month, each quarter.  

    As an FP&A Analyst for the Stores Business Unit, you will support the Gordon Food Service Stores financials forecasting, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance and analysis and special projects.  This person will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, and other projects requested by senior management.  They will also act as the analytical engine of the team to provide insights and support optimal business decision making.


    What you will do:

    • Analyze current and past trends in Stores key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, capital expenditures, sales, product and customer trends, and working capital.
    • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
    • Assist with the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan, long range plans, and Modeling tools
    • Perform Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis, utilizing PC and or mainframe based systems and software, compiles and prepares reports, graphs and charges of data developed.
    • Prepare Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports
    • Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports
    • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects
    • Prepare financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives, assist with special financial business related studies and cooperates with other departments in preparing analyses.
    • Analyze financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
    • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis
    • Prepare presentations to Directors and Senior Management Teams

    Our ideal candidate will have:

    • 3 years experience in Financial Planning and Analysis.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Strong experience and knowledge in building Financial models
    • Advanced MS Excel skills (experience with VBA and Macros a plus)
    • Knowledge of Google Sheets
    • Retail experience


    In lieu of the specified education and experience requirements, a proven capability to perform the essential functions of the job, as demonstrated by an equivalent combination of education, training and/or relevant work experience may be considered.


    Click Here to get a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.  
    There's a seat at our table for you!


    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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