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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - KanPak - Wichita

Company: Quality Custom Distribution
Location: Wichita
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


KanPak is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of the very best beverage, yogurt and dessert solutions. Aseptic technology is at the heart of many products we create, allowing all KanPak products to ship and store without refrigeration for up to 12 months, but it's our state-of-the-art beverage manufacturing capabilities and exceptional customer service that really set us apart from competitors. Coffee beverages, creamers, yogurt, frozen desserts, and specialty beverages - no matter what kind of product you're looking for, we can deliver. Our aseptic processing and packaging makes our solutions more convenient, efficient and environmentally friendly. We are seeking an energetic, skilled Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for an opening in Wichita, KS.


Manages the financial planning and analysis functions for KanPak business unit. Responsible for financial leadership elements including operational analysis, budgeting and planning, and accounting/reporting.

Manages the process of the development of annual operating, latest estimate and long-term strategic plans and monitor the progress of those plans.

The manager will have frequent contact with senior management (both Corporate and KanPak teams), plant controllers and plant operations, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills.


Prepare, review and present financial reporting and analysis for Monthly and Quarterly Business Reviews, Strategic Plan and annual Budget review (40%)

2. Compiles, monitors, and analyzes cost changes and related reports (monthly/quarterly pricing, pricing schedules, cost savings projects) in products, raw materials, freight, and overhead.

Maintain standard cost system to ensure accuracy of inventory valuation and lead standard cost updates, including analysis of purchase price variances to standards. Perform month end duties such as, inventory subledger reconciliation, reporting monthly on adjustments, variances and book to physical activities and reporting on inventory value and location. Compiles and develops reporting and analysis for the Company's freight expense on a monthly basis. Publishes a freight pricing as needed Evaluates special projects and feasibility studies (new products, customers, methods or services) to determine impact on costs and revenues. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.



Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited university or college, CPA preferred.


At least 8+ years of relevant work experience in business group / operational accounting functions, preferably within direct, adjacent or transferrable industries.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

* Generally accepted accounting principles (E)
* Consolidation of multiple entity financial statements, including foreign entity translation (E)
* Internal control processes (E)
* Balance sheet and cash flow analysis (E)
* Business planning and forecasting concepts and techniques (E)
* Financial software (E)
* Company computer systems (E)
* Management/supervisory concepts and techniques (E)

Skill and ability to:

* Manage and motivate employees in a team-based environment
* Analyze and resolve complex problems
* Identify accounting problems or anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
* Identify planning or forecasting problems or anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
* Identify control problems or anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
* Prepare a variety of comprehensive administrative and technical documents
* Prepare and deliver presentations to Corporate and Divisional management
* Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality
* Travel via airplane and drive an automobile
* Act in accordance with GSF's Values and Creed


Able to effectively collaborate and work across functional areas and matrix organization


* Productivity/quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
* Productivity/quality standards: financial reports
* Budget
* Cost containment
* Teamwork within the department and across departments
* Project management
* Customer satisfaction


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may frequently be required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

KanPak, LLC encourages diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Applicants only; No Recruiters please.KanPak, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. KanPak will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

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