Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

Your Role:

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Supply Chain Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain will be responsible for analyzing financial data related to our supply chain operations, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to optimize financial performance. This role requires a strong understanding of finance principles, supply chain management, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive results.

What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of financial data pertaining to farm operations, including egg pay, inventory management, supplier performance, and overheads.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to farm operations finance, identifying trends, variances, and areas of concern. Develop reports and dashboards to communicate findings to stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of farm operations financial forecasts and budgets. Collaborate with farm and finance teams to ensure alignment of financial goals with operational strategies.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs within farm operations while maintaining quality and efficiency. Recommend and implement process improvements. Assess financial risks within the supply chain and develop mitigation strategies to minimize exposure.
  • Continuously evaluate and streamline financial processes within the supply chain. Identify areas for automation, standardization, and efficiency gains to enhance overall financial performance for all stakeholders.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including supply chain, procurement, operations, and finance, to achieve common goals and objectives. Communicate financial insights and recommendations to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 4+ in financial analysis, preferably within the supply chain or manufacturing industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, including cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial modeling.
  • Proficiency in financial analysis tools and software
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management principles and practices is preferred.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and supply chain finance software is a plus.
  • MS Office skills with Advanced Excel skills
  • Passion for ethical and nutritious food and purpose-driven brands
  • High tolerance for monthly deadlines
  • Ability to travel 15-25% travel for company and team meetings, offsites, onboarding trips and other business needs
  • You are flexible, adaptable, and bring an appropriate sense of urgency to your work.
  • You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own.
  • You give a sh*t – You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of.
  • You raise the standards – You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day.
  • You can walk in someone else’s boots – You seek to understand other’s viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table.
  • You don’t walk on eggshells – You’re not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.

What We Bring to the Table:

  • A fast-paced, energetic, remote environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table.
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Parental Leave, just to name a few).
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day 1.
  • Free eggs and butter, along with friends and family discounts.
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town.
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at .