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Senior Financial Analyst, Sales


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


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands 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. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


As a company recognized for its 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.





The Sales Finance team is responsible for all key financial activities supporting the Sales field.  Including customer level financial analysis, trade analytical support, customer contracts, pricing and trade rate management, broker support, and customer annual planning and forecasting. 


The Senior Financial Analyst role will manage and provide financial expertise for the US Consumer Products Division Trade Discounts and participate in monthly closing and quarterly/annual forecasting activities. The analyst will act as key financial business partner to the Retail Operations team providing financial support on a weekly basis.  The analyst will also work cross functionally with the commercial finance and BP&I finance teams during monthly close, forecasts and S&OP activities.  In addition, the analyst will participate in various business and financial improvement projects. 



  • Manage trade discounts for the US Consumer Products Division including; forecasting, financial analysis, interpretations, key metric reporting, and month end close activities.

  • Communicate financial results and key insights to cross functional finance and business leaders.

  • Manage Retail Operations variable selling financials for the US Consumer Products Division including forecasting, financial analysis, interpretations, and act as key business partner to the Director of Retail Operations.

  • Participate in Retail Ops team meetings to align forecasts and provide insight on actual spending.

  • Develop and implement reporting and forecasting improvements to enable increased visibility and insights.

  • Partner closely with the Commercial Finance organization by providing trade related guidance and analytical support during financial forecasts and monthly close activities.

  • Manage Deal Escalation tracking and forecasting process.

  • Provide support for various pricing related activities.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business required, MBA/CPA preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis preferred.

  • 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.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities required.

  • Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of different financial and analytical techniques preferred and the capability to plan own work and respect deadlines required.

  • Demonstrated ability to make judgments based on analysis of fact-based information, practice and previous experience/reasonable assumptions required.                                                                    

  • Strong proven knowledge of financial accounting standards

  • Excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions & cultures and interact and in some cases present to multiple 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.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to resolve issues required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skills required.

  • Knowledge of SAP design, transactions, R3 and BW reporting capabilities highly preferred

  • Preferred experience with trade promotion planning and optimization.  Knowledge of CRM or TPM system highly desirable.




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.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore