Senior Financial Analyst, Americas FP&A


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


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:
The Americas Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) analyst provides reporting and analysis to further divisional leadership’s understanding of actual financial performance and support the annual planning processes (budget and long-term plan).  This position provides divisional reporting, financial analyses, interpretations, key metric reporting to management and ensures consistent financial controls across the Americas businesses.


•    Consolidate and analyze Americas region business results throughout forecast, budget, long term plan and Actuals cycles working closely with commercial finance business partners.
•    Assembling, analyzing, and presenting information as part of the business planning and analysis process to include month end profit reviews and quarterly forecast meetings.
•    Work closely with commercial finance team to understand business drivers for all forecasts, budget, long term plan and quarterly cycles.
•    Bridging of actual results to forecast, budget and prior year, as applicable, ensuring all major P&L components are properly recorded and adequately explained and communicated.
•    Participating actively in projects and ad-hoc analysis/questions related to divisional reporting, pricing, COGS, etc.
•    Continually standardizing and optimizing P&L processes/reporting across North America.
•    Develop slides for the Corporate Quarterly Business Review process, highlighting drivers of business results.
•    Compile, report, and analyze complex data streams throughout various business cycles.
•    Participate actively in projects and ad-hoc analyses.
•    5+ years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis required.
•    Experience participating on projects, supporting finance initiatives with the business, preferred.
•    Experience with transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to Hyperion, SAP, Business Warehouse, TM1 or other local systems preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skills required.
•    Proven knowledge of financial accounting standards and GAAP required.
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business or an MBA required.
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities required.
•    Demonstrated ability to make judgments based on analysis of factual information, practice and previous experience/reasonable assumptions required.                                                                    
•    Excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions & cultures and interact with all levels of the organization required.
•    Demonstrated ability of being a dynamic self-starter, to work independently and apply sound judgment to solve complex problems with incomplete and/or ambiguous information required and to proactively initiate action steps required.
•    Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at once, work under pressure, apply judgment and ask for aid in prioritizing as applicable required.
•    Experience working with Sarbanes Oxley Controls, preferred.
•    CPA preferred.




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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