Financial Analyst, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Jack Links

Position Financial Analyst

Industry: Fmcg

Employment type: Full Time

Experience:  1 plus year

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent

Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA

Company: Jack Links


Financial Analyst

Jack Links ·

When it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We’re not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It’s in our DNA. We’ve turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the #1 meat snack brand in America, that’s still proudly family owned and operated.

We’re a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey – whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It’s a journey we share with you. It’s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category…with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.

At Jack Link’s Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World’s #1 Protein Snacking Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack brand in America. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company’s house of brands is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link’s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link’s, Lorissa’s Kitchen, Wild River, Golden Island, Matador, BiFi and Peperami.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide accurate and timely management reporting to senior leaders, deliver information and insight about how operating expenses are being spent across the organization and help with other ad-hoc business requests.

The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Analyze operating expense spend and provide insight to finance leadership
  • Work with accounting and FP&A business partners to provide accurate management reporting to senior leadership and help in the preparation of monthly and quarterly leadership materials.
  • Assist in monthly forecast process inclusive of working cross functionally with business unit finance leads, accurately load information to reporting system, and provide insight in support of material forecast variances.
  • Provide critical financial support in completing the annual operating plan.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent.

Required Experience

  • 1+ year of experience in a related Financial/Accounting support role.
  • Advanced Excel skills with ability to maintain complex models and large sets of data.
  • Proven thorough understanding of financial concepts accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of management and Team Members.
  • Must demonstrate effective leadership, problem solving, presentation, and Team Member motivational skills.
  • Proficient in MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


  • Prior experience in CPG industry.
  • Experience using BPC/SAP or similar ERP system.
  • Jack Link’s Core Values
  • Company Values: Be Real, Speed Matters, Stewardship, Relationship Driven, Self-Discipline, and Show Awesome Character.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. Travel may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Jack Link’s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.