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Sr Financial Analyst, Global Commercial COE (Hybrid model)


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


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.


The Global Commercial COE Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for leading all Marketing spend COE activities for McCormick Canada brands, for both the Consumer and Food Away from Home businesses. This includes support of management reporting, annual strategic and operating plan, budget, monthly/quarterly forecast, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process, and explanation of actual monthly results, general ledger and balance sheet reconciliations, and SOX administration.   This position oversees the MDF, Slotting, and Retailer Search processes, 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 for the Marketing Excellence team to execute strategic initiatives and business planning
•    Managing the A&P and Coupon spend lines, providing monthly business reporting and analysis versus forecast, budget, and prior year
•    Summarizing and presenting of monthly Profit Day reports and quarterly S&OP forecast reporting for total Marketing spend
•    Acting as a strategic partner for incremental funding approvals for MDF & Slotting through CAC process and/or leadership approvals
•    Oversight of MDF, Slotting, and Retailer Search spend with support from a Finance Rotational Analyst
•    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 to ensure alignment for forecast and O&R process and presenting analysis and key findings 
•    Utilizing financial reporting best practices to meet the needs of functional leaders, external authorities, and the stakeholders of the Company
•    Ad-hoc projects as assigned 

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
•    A minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting, Financial, or equivalent business function analysis
•    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)
•    Interpersonal (written and verbal) communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions & cultures, and interact with all levels of the organization
•    Self-management of assigned workload – ability to plan and meet deadlines under pressure
•    Self-starter and proactive in initiating action steps




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