Sr. Lead Analyst, Department Finance – Supply Chain

Job Function
Accounting/Financial Services
Position Type
Experienced Professionals
City
Atlanta
Requisition ID
2020-8309

Overview

The Sr. Lead Analyst is primarily responsible for providing financial support for the Upstream / Offsite Thawing projects within Supply Chain. This individual will have experience communicating complex financial concepts to cross-functional team members and partnering closely with them to drive improved return on investment. They will be comfortable operating within a new / undefined business framework and initiating action where they see opportunities for innovation and improvement. This individual will also be comfortable communicating to numerous levels of the organization and providing thought leadership related to the financial impact of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Leads specific financial elements related to the Upstream / Offsite Thawing project, including:
    • Acting as a liaison between teams within Financial Services to ensure alignment between Supply Chain and Financial Services
    • Lead financial execution of Offsite Thawing Pilot
    • Influencing strategic direction by providing financial perspective to Supply Chain stakeholders
    • Evaluation of the operational and financial feasibility of the proposed initiatives
    • Advising on the scale recommendation to the Executive Committee
    • Identifying operational complexities and related cost impacts
    • Recommending implementation strategies for those opportunities
    • Advising on the price to charge restaurants for goods and services
    • Defining financial processes to support the Offsite Thawing Pilot in collaboration with Chick-fil-A Supply
    • Partner with DTT to design certain ERP modules in Oracle Cloud environment
  • Provide support to the Supply Chain project leaders in their development and implementation of strategic vision, goals, and objectives
  • Report on key operational and supply chain finance metrics related to the project
  • Provide support to multiple layers of management with ad hoc reporting
  • As business need grows, facilitate financial “pod” team execution of Supply Chain Development support
  • As time allows, and as needed, provide financial consultation on additional Supply Chain business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-8 years experience
  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Finance/Accounting or related field)
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical agility
  • Experience managing multiple deadlines and business partners
  • Self-starter that demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Superior teamwork skills
  • Strong process orientation
  • Strong Excel skillset

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or MBA
  • Working knowledge of Chick-fil-A restaurant operations and financials
  • Finance experience within Supply Chain
  • Experience in financial systems and reporting (e.g. Oracle)
  • Knowledge of SQL, Alteryx and/or Tableau

Minimum Years of Experience

5

Travel Requirements

10%

Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Masters Degree

Major/Concentration

Accounting/Finance or related field

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