Sr Financial Analyst, McFONA Plant - Geneva IL

Geneva, IL, US, 60134

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Sr Financial Analyst, FONA. This new hire will work at the FONA Plant, located in Geneva, IL. The Sr Financial Analyst, FONA will report to a Senior Manager, Finance.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 170 countries and territories, we manufacture, market and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce channels, grocery, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands with trademark registrations include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.


Founded in 1889 and headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland USA, McCormick is guided by our principles and committed to our Purpose – To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor. McCormick envisions A World United by Flavor where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand. To learn more, visit or follow McCormick & Company on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.



Under the general supervision of the Plant Controller and partnering with the Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, this position supports various plant related cost activities and partners with the Operations teams to provide financial reporting, analysis, and guidance.   Additionally, this role will include special costing projects inside and outside of the plants, participation on cross-functional projects, and optimization of selected Operations Finance processes. 



  • Lead and support FONA Plant activities involving product costing, month-end close, forecast, budgeting processes, and special operations projects as assigned. 
  • Partner with and provide financial support to Plant Operations teams, including Technicians, to drive results in plant initiatives. 
  • Represent operations finance on cross-functional projects and provide financial analysis, as applicable.  Lead financial discussion with diverse audiences including non-financial and financial audiences to explain the story behind the numbers.
  • Provide financial support for the evaluation of identified opportunities or issues at the FONA Plant (e.g.  CCI initiative, investment return, balancing cost with performance and impact of operational decisions).  Assist developing Loss Analysis for the site.
  • Identify and implement optimization and harmonization opportunities across the Supply Chain Finance network and eliminate non-value-added activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business.
  • 3-5+ years in Financial Analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions and cultures and interact with all levels of the organization.  Able to appropriately challenge the status quo.
  • Self-starter with ability to influence decisions and make financially justified recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to resolve issues, handle multiple projects at once, work under pressure, apply judgment, and ask for aid in prioritizing as applicable.
  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Experience in manufacturing environment or other supply chain function.
  • Experience with financial systems (SAP, A4O, TM1), Microsoft Office, and ABC costing.
  • Experience participating on projects, supporting finance initiatives with the business.





McCormick and Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

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