Financial Analyst at Beyond Meat

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February 23, 2023

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At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.

Beyond Meat is focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.  The Finance Team is a matrix organization within Beyond Meat that is dedicated to creating food products that are leading the gold standard in plant-based proteins. They are looking for an outstanding individual to join the team located in DEPA (Malvern, PA) location as a Financial Analyst.

This position will support all manufacturing locations within area to meet financial targets and strengthen controls within the NetSuite ERP environment. This position will also be a key support to the operations team to improve plant performance. The position requires a broad business perspective and fundamental skills to manage financial reporting, budgeting, product costing, fixed assets, and inventory.TASKS, DUTIES, & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIESMonitor, audit, and reconcile inventory at all manufacturing sites, internal warehouses, and third party storage facilities, within local areaValidate manufacturing production, material consumption, and yieldSOX compliance: implement and or create controls as directed by the internal controls team GL accounting and audit of expenses for multiple locationsIdentify and implement process improvements or standard creationValidate Bills of Material for production stock keeping unitsSupport Supply Chain in cycle counts and run analytic reports for adjustmentsStrong understanding of manufacturing accounting and strong operational knowledgeAbility to develop and or maintain financial models Track production of products at multiple manufacturing facilitiesFrequent communications with employees on the production floorsCreate and/or develop reports for operational metric tracking and leadership reviewAssist in creating financial forecasting for business needsAdhere to all facility policies concerning safety, security, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely mannerQualificationsB.S. in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred2 years minimum of manufacturing or related accounting experience requiredNetSuite experience is preferred, comparable ERP system experience is vital for success in this positionStrong computer skills (Advanced Excel and PowerPoint)Good communication and team leadership skills, ability to work with and/or supervise a variety of people. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and corporate financial policiesStrong cost, managerial accounting exposureStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsSelf-drive and a continuous improvement mindsetAbility to multi-task within a fast-paced businessWork EnvironmentWarehouse and production manufacturing environment that includes both tempered and ambient areas.  The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Position requires the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods, step, balance, crouch, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, must be able to lift minimal 50 lbs. consistently, reach above shoulders, or as needed to complete tasks.Must be able to occasionally climb stairs or a ladder to complete tasks.Position located in a mix of office, production, and warehouse environments and requires a tolerance for cold work environments (-10-40˚ F), high worker traffic, loud noises, odors, dust, and varying room temperatures.This position will be required to visit the production floor, refrigerated and frozen storage, and warehouses.Work flexible shifts as required.Understand that overtime and occasional weekends and/or worked holidays will be required based on company needs.The starting annual base pay for this role is between USD 65,000 and 75,000.  The actual base is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands.  The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. The role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits. 

Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.Apply for this job

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