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FINANCE DIRECTOR, CORPORATE FP&A

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Finance Director, Corporate FP&A. This new hire will work at McCormick's Global Headquarters located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Finance Director, Corporate FP&A will report to a VP of Corporate Finance.  

With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer  “ To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor”.  Our Vision: A World United by Flavor-where healthy, sustainable, and delicious to hand in hand.

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of Corporate FP&A is responsible for managing and directing McCormick's Budget, Forecast and Long-Term Financial Plan processes.  This position is responsible for financial reporting and analysis in key areas such as cash flow, capital, acquisitions and incentive compensation. This role is a critical and highly visible role with the Management Committee and top finance executives in the Company. The successful candidate will have experience, and be comfortable interacting and presenting, to the highest levels of the organization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Works collaboratively with the Management Committee, Corporate Function heads, CFO Strategy Council, and business unit FP&A Directors to plan, execute and consolidate the corporate budget and forecast processes.
  • Leads global initiatives to advance and improve Forecasting and Planning processes through process redesign, technology improvements, and/or training of finance staff. This includes capital planning, developing the process and procedures for utilizing global financial tools, or changes in the way the planning or analytical processes are employed.
  • Responsible for working with Corporate Strategy and other functions to direct and manage the annual Long-Term Planning process. Works to consolidate and analyze all global regions (Americas, EMEA, China and APZ).  Supports financial reporting needs of McCormick’s Purpose-Led Performance initiatives.
  • Responsible for coordination and consolidation of the Corporation’s Capital Expenditure Process. Works closely with Executives and finance Leads who are responsible for managing capital expenditure projects to forecast cash needs, anticipated expenditures, and requirements over the strategic planning horizon. 
  • Works closely with Corporate HR and Corporate CFO to create financial models to calculate and measure Global incentive bonus programs. 
  • Global reporting, ad hoc analysis, and other duties as assigned. Responsible for aggregating global reports on key customers, brands, and other strategic areas of importance for delivery to the Management Committee and the Global Councils. Also, coordinates ad hoc global reporting depending on the needs of the Corporation in any given quarter.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting or other quantitative degree
  • 10 years + of broad professional financial/accounting experience required
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial statements and related funds flow concepts.
  • In-depth knowledge of the FP&A process.
  • Working knowledge of sub-functions across Finance Function (Shared Services, Commercial Finance in Units/Regions, Finance & Treasury, Tax, etc.)
  • 4 years’ experience managing people.
  • Experience and ability to interact with and present to the highest levels of the organization.  Adaptability - Work well under constant pressure and critical deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office with strong Excel and Power Point skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA
  • CPA
  • In-depth working knowledge of SAP Financial modules.
  • Experience with Hyperion Consolidation and Reporting software, specifically, Enterprise and Retrieve.

 

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McCormick & 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. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore