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Financial Analyst III, Systems and Processes


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Financial Analyst III, Systems and Processes. This new hire will work at the Global Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Financial Analyst III will report to a Finance Director - Financial Systems and Processes. 


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.


Position Overview

Support Company goals and objectives by developing and leveraging expertise with financial systems and processes. Develop an in-depth understanding of system configuration, including: data sources, data flows, calculations, etc. Understand system requirements and associated business processes, and administer the system to meet business needs. Serve as a contact point for users to answer questions, investigate and resolve issues, and drive improvements. May be assigned to projects in support of system enhancements, process improvement, or analysis of operations. Provides periodic reports and special analysis for management.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform system administration functions to ensure that TM1 is meeting business requirements. Examples include: forecast preparation; data validation; issue investigation and resolution; documentation.
  • Execute and manage the monthly Material Ledger close in SAP, as well as other Supply Chain Finance monthly jobs, ensuring the integrity results posted, independently resolving issues or elevating issues to key partners as needed while ensuring adherence to the specified month-end schedule.
  • Partner with global finance teams to maximize the benefits of McCormick's financial systems. As a subject matter expert, work closely with system users to answer questions, share knowledge, and proliferate best practices
  • Actively participate in initiatives to improve the systems or accompanying processes
  • Research new features and functionality
  • Assist with the creation and delivery of training programs and user groups
  • Research and respond to user questions and concerns about the system




  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, including Tax (Business or Accounting)
  • CPA Preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting, financial planning & analysis, or financial systems support roles desired
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of financial and analytical techniques and procedures. Basic to intermediate knowledge of professional accounting rules, standards and pronouncements
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to clearly articulate issues or requirements is critical
  • Ability to work across functions and cultures, particularly in training capacity and in project roles
  • Strong customer facing focus for internal customers due to shared service nature of the organization
  • Developed communication & diplomacy skills used to gather data and provide information / explanations on financial results
  • Demonstrated, advanced knowledge of the capabilities of transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to Hyperion, SAP, Business Warehouse, TM1 or other local systems
  • Understands available reporting, drill down capabilities, and able to organize data in a way that adds value to analysis
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and strong proficiency in Word and Power Point
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively at all levels




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. 


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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