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Financial Analyst

Location: Bristol, VA, United States
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Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls and other extruded snacks, and corn chips, as well as cookies, crackers, and wafers.

Plant Finance Analyst

Location: Bristol Plant located in Bristol, Viriginia

This position supports the Sr. Supply Chain Finance Manager in various closing, reporting, inventory management, and business planning activities for our Waterford, PA plant. This includes daily, weekly, and monthly forecasting, budgeting, and reporting activities, as well as analysis of variances and their causes. Evaluations and recommendations are reported to the Sr. Supply Chain Finance Manager Plant Management Team, and corporate finance, as required. This individual will report to a Sr. Finance Manager, and will travel occasionally to our Waterford, PA plant.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analyzing manufacturing costs, including raw materials, labor and overhead.
  • Provide cost direction and support to other departments as required, including plant management, quality, purchasing, planning and inventory control.
  • Support capital process by monitoring capital spending vs. budget, review and analyze results
  • Assist in cost savings studies to support continuous improvement activities.
  • Assist Sr. Supply Chain Finance Manager in daily, weekly, and monthly financial accounting closing processes.
  • Produce monthly financial reports for Sr. Supply Chain Finance Manager, plant management, and meet corporate requirements.
  • Complete periodic audits and assist with year-end cycle counts to ensure proper adherence to financial policies.
  • Provide assistance in reviewing and analyzing weekly and monthly cost data.
  • Work independently to complete tasks and communicate results, as required.
  • Support Sr. Supply Chain Finance Manager and complete tasks in his/her absence.
  • Occasional travel to Waterford, PA plant.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance or Accounting
  • 1-3 Years' experience in Finance, manufacturing plant experience preferred
  • Desire to learn and develop skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment with internal deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally to Waterford, PA
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility to coordinate special projects, anticipate issues and take initiative to resolve them
  • Advanced Excel capabilities and proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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To all recruitment agencies: Shearer's Snacks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. Shearer's is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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