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Financial Analyst II, Branded Food Service - Hunt Valley, MD



McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Senior Financial Analyst to join the Branded Food Service team. This new hire will work in our Global Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to a Commercial Finance Manager.


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 with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better


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.


The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for leading all key financial activities for McCormick Flavor Solution’s Branded Food Service (BFS) Business Segment.  This includes support of new product initiatives, Marketing category teams, management reporting, annual strategic and operating plan, budget, monthly forecast, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process, and explanation of actual monthly results, general ledger review and SOX administration.  This position is responsible for providing key financially driven insights to cross functional business partners, and actively participates in both short and long-term decision-making activities.



  • Serving as the primary business partner to support the commercial team’s strategic initiatives and business planning.
  • Managing the French’s Segment P&L, providing monthly business reporting and analysis versus forecast, budget and prior year.
  • Effectively creating, interpreting and communicating complex financial models for business team P&L’s, new product launches, pricing actions and ad hoc special projects.
  • Performing in depth commodity cost analysis to provide insight and determine profit impacts.
  • Provide analytics support and visibility to new product and commercialization process.
  • Using critical thinking in decision making process to draw upon professional experience, market and industry knowledge, data and intuition, then applying to make decisions.
  • Interacting with cross-functional teams and various management levels within McCormick and presenting to executive-level audience. 
  • Utilizing financial reporting best practices to meet the needs of the functional leaders, external authorities and the stakeholders of the Company.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the capabilities of transaction & reporting systems including, but not limited to Hyperion, TM1, SAP, Business Warehouse or other local systems. 
  • In-depth understanding of available reporting drill down capabilities, and ability to organize data in a way that adds value to analysis.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively at all levels.
  • Self-management of assigned workload – ability to plan and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Self-starter and proactive in initiating action steps.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience in manufacturing environment or other supply chain / costing area
  • Experience participating on projects, supporting sales and marketing initiatives
  • A minimum of +3 years of experience in Accounting, Financial, or equivalent business function analysis 



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