Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

IT, Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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, FP&A, this role will support Vital Farms’ mission of bringing ethically produced food to the table by driving a disciplined forecasting process and driving ownership of the forecast throughout the organization. Critical to the role will be working with key stakeholders to astutely turn the various sources of internal & external inputs along with strong analytics into actionable insights.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist with monthly & quarterly internal and external reporting, including driving insightful analyses to explain trends and forecast variances
  • Own the consolidated SG&A roll up and monthly reporting.
  • Partner with department owners to review and discuss department results, trends, and forecast while also providing insights and recommendations.
  • Support the development of the company’s annual operation plan
  • Support development of Board presentations and supplement materials and analysis
  • Streamline and improve current annual planning, forecasting, and month-end close reporting processes
  • Maintain and enhance Anaplan/reporting administration for budgeting and forecasting
  • Maintain and drive accountability to the financial calendar timelines and milestones
  • Assist with longer-term strategic planning and modeling
  • Be a champion for leveraging our data visualization and analytics platform (PowerBI) to generate insights and robust performance reporting
  • Engage in ad-hoc analyses and reporting to provide transparency and tracking to management and senior leadership

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor’s in accounting, finance, or relevant field
  • 2-5 years of experience in a highly analytical, data intensive and/or strategic role.
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting techniques, and financial analysis methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to distill complex financial information into clear and concise insights for non-financial stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive and results-oriented mindset, able to anticipate business needs and drive actionable recommendations to support decision-making.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative and cross-functional team environment, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in financial analysis tools and software
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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 careers@vitalfarms.com .