- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- Fort Worth
Department: MFG Management
Post End Date: 04/19/2019
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Plant Site Leader
Position Supervises: Administrative Support (Accounting, Payroll), Plant Assistant Financial Manager
Pay Level: 8 - 9
FLSA Status: Exempt
Responsible for managing plant assets through the coordination and development of annual budgets, and analyzing performance against established budgets. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Be a financial leader at the plant for the site leader and staff.
Act as the primary point of contact for the Regional Account Service Center (RASC), General Office (G.O.) and plant personnel on all financial matters.
Review company financial records and ensure they are accurate and within policy.
Perform period, quarterly, and yearly closing functions, including journal approvals and reviews to ensure accuracy and conduct financial analyses, including a period recap to G.O.
Prepare reports on a period, quarterly and annual basis for the group controller and federal, state, and local agencies.
Prepare period profit estimates and annual budgets for departments and analyze business activity.
Develop necessary financial analyses, including trends, discrepancies and opportunities.
Prepare various cost estimates on new products or package changes and continually analyze pricing and price quotes for outside sales.
Investigate and determine whether new business is financially beneficial and is consistent with the company strategy.
Analyze capital projects to assure they meet company requirements.
Control company’s physical and liquid assets, review and approve expenditures, and install safeguards to prevent excessive spending or waste.
Understand multiple accounting systems/interfaces and investigate related issues.
Supervise office staff, including the schedule of work, review of work performed, and investigation and resolution of problems and questions.
Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.
Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems.
Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles.
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with 5+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience
Thorough knowledge of accounting practices
Strong attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy and precision
Strong analytical skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to comprehend complex oral and written instructions
Able to foster collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
Pay level based on plant complexity, including number of production departments and number of division customers supported (pay level 9)
Desired Previous Job Experience:
Experience in manufacturing and/or union environment
Experience working in cost accounting, budgeting and forecasting
Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel and Hyperion Essbase
Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
About the company
Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.
Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit Kroger.com.