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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:05 AM

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Company Name: Sovos Brands

Job Description
Sovos Brands is a new kind of food and beverage company with a mission to acquire and build one-of-a-kind brands. Its portfolio includes Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, a leading producer of premium, authentic frozen Italian entrées, and Rao’s Specialty Foods, a producer of super premium pasta sauce and other Italian specialty foods. Sovos Brands has the soul of a startup, the experience of an industry leader and the financial backing of Advent International, one of the world’s largest private equity firms.

Sovos Brands is seeking a Finance Manager, based in Berkeley, CA and reporting to the VP of Finance. Interested candidates may email their CV to Kathryn@sovosbrands.com

Responsibilities include:
→ Provide insightful management reporting, including understanding and explaining the difference between plan, actuals, and forecasts for Revenue, Gross Margin, G&A and EBITDA.
→ Provide actionable business analytics and fact-based recommendations delivering against the stated P&L objectives.
→ Develop and maintain the consolidated financial forecast models including all reporting and analysis.
→ Leverage understanding of S&OP process to lead monthly financial forecast process including assisting cross-functional forecast meetings
→ Participate in month-end/quarter-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues in a timely manner.
→ Prepare and analyze any special projects and participate on project teams. Includes providing financial guidance on incremental Trade investments and Marketing investments.
→ Assist with the preparation and compilation of the annual operating plan (AOP) and strategic plan for assigned component of the P&L.
→ Work with Innovation & Sales teams to create comprehensive pro-forma financials for New Item Launches including pricing recommendations, customer profitability, and Cost of Failure
→ Manage leading edge CPG modeling techniques, disciplines and processes to collect, interpret and derive insights from competitive intelligence.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

→ Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required – MBA/CPA preferred
→ Three to five years of experience in financial analysis and data management, preferably in CPG
→ P&L background / experience along with knowledge of financial systems and accounting concepts
→ Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, and financial business acumen
→ Strong computer skills in Excel and PowerPoint
→ Strong analytical skills
→ Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment
→ Strong attention to detail
→ Ability to work across functions and salary grades
→ Proactive and results-oriented in a time-sensitive environment

We maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace. All candidates offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. We participate in E-Verify. Sovos Brands is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Sovos Brands is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

• Location: Berkeley, San Francisco

• Post ID: 83239582 sfbay
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