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Associate Financial Analyst

Salisbury, Maryland
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


The Associate Financial Analyst will support Perdue AgriBusiness' commercial and operations management teams as well as corporate finance by producing timely and accurate reports and analytics. These supportive activities can include providing detailed financial reports and reconciliations, forecasting and budgeting, conducting analytics from disparate sources, and performing ad hoc research as needed to support the business.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare supporting materials for reporting packages that summarize weekly/monthly/quarterly/year-end performance. Learn P&L details/drivers and how to explain key variances.
  • Provide timely and accurate support to the FP&A team for forecast, budget and 5 year planning activities. Learn the process for building budgets and how to reconcile to actuals.
  • Support the tracking of financial performance for key strategic initiatives and projects, utilizing existing tools and learning to develop new tools.
  • Compete ad hoc report generation and special projects as requested.
  • Develop skills and attributes necessary for future career development.
Minimum Education

Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline.

Experience Requirements
  • 1 - 3 years relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of financial and accounting principles
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail-oriented approach
Experience Preferred

Customer service mindset and ability to work with internal "clients" around the company. Ability to cope with pressure and changing priorities with a focus on delivering results. Strong Microsoft Office skills as well as the ability to learn software applications (i.e. SAP and Hyperion Essbase).

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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  • Job Reference: 702600332-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Perdue Farms, Inc.
  • Location: Salisbury, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent