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Supply Chain Finance Analyst


Location: Brea HQ 

Exemption: Exempt 



Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

Provide analysis of the supply chain network including procurement, transportation,  logistics analysis, distribution costs, forecasting and tracking of savings programs.  Establish metrics and gauge performance to industry standards.  Participate in the collaborative effort of all supply chain functions to deliver Operation's strategic plan.  


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational and financial/cost analysis support for Supply Chain.  Forecast annual spend based on market indicators and communicate to sales and cost accounting.  Coordinate annual operating budgets including COGS, Transportation and rebates.  Track performance against  budgets.
  • Perform accounting supervision for the Transportation department.   Review transaction performed in the field and oversee the month end close.  Review freight rates and compare against industry bench marks.  Provide freight cost  for quarterly standards changes.  Manage Transportation budget and track savings programs.
  • Provide support to Operation's business plan and Supply Chain's involvement such as plant expansion or contraction,  network optimization and SKU rationalization.  Work with Operations to track savings and performance to established programs.
  • Establish standard distribution goals and costs for Operations.  Use the Business Intelligence system to provide analysis and track performance of distribution departments.
  • Coordinate Supply Chain initiatives that require financial analysis.  Act as project manager to define objectives, set success criteria, and verify results.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting or Finance.   
  • 1-5 years of exp in accounting, financial analysis, modeling and reporting is required.
  • Advanced proficiency w/Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills required.                                                                                      

Knowledge and Skills:

  • High degree of accuracy with numerical transactions.
  • Strong attention to detail, superior organization skills, strong oral and written communication skill required.
  • Requires the ability to act independently with a wide variety of internal and external personnel. 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and tasks, and to meet critical deadlines is essential.                                                                                               Experience with ERP systems is desirable.
  • A strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point and other programs and data mining systems.


Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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