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Sysco Senior Financial Planning Analyst - Hybrid in Somerset, New Jersey


US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Master’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

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Who We Are

Guest Worldwide is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing products to over 25,000 hotels in 109 countries. We manufacture personal care amenities and a full range of textiles, and, we distribute nearly everything else you find in the hotel public guest areas in the hotel room. Guest Worldwide is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 54 billion dollar, industry leading, global food and beverage distribution company, employing thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world. For more information, visit

Position Purpose:

The Senior Financial Planning Analyst (FPA) provides analytical support for day-to-day business and new strategic business opportunities by collecting, reviewing, analyzing and reporting financial information to understand and drive the Company’s profitability, efficiency and growth. The Senior FPA will work closely with Logistics, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance and executive management to gather information, summarize the data to formulate a clear picture, make data driven recommendations, and help implement solutions. Requirements include development of analytical tools, profitability analyses, business cases, market research, sales account and program recommendations, support for sales forecasts, and collaborative solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and maintain reporting tools that leverage existing data in PeopleSoft to provide key indicators of profitability.

  • Provide regular reports at determined frequency to influence business processes. Identify opportunities to streamline, strengthen, and improve quality and clarity of current reporting.

  • Lead point of contact during the budget Planning and Forecasting for Supply Chain and Procurement teams, including cost center budgets, invest plan and headcount. Help with preparation and consolidation of working documents and financial statements.

  • Prepare and update monthly Key Figure Reports.

  • Review select monthly financial results, analyze variances, investigate causes of key variances, and prepare summary reports.

  • Review sales, cost and spending trends for the channels and identify variances or changes that require management attention. Make recommendations accordingly.

  • Proactively propose, design, create, and deliver statistical and expense modeling to support the operations team in managing expenses.

  • Assess the impact of operational changes and model the impact it will have to the business.

  • Regularly monitor expense lines to quickly identify changes in trends to alert management

  • Prepare weekly and monthly standardized reporting packages.

  • Establish and maintain KPIs/ scorecard for businesses and present to cross functional partners.

  • Support the Procurement team by evaluating key financial projects that drive the businesses including but not limited to SKU rationalization, inventory strategy and strategic pricing.

  • Assist in the development of market research and analysis, financial models, business cases and white papers for key sales and strategic growth projects.

  • Participate in the key decision-making processes as it relates to contribution margin.

  • Perform other analysis as requested by executive management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.

  • MBA a plus.


  • Minimum of 3 years financial reporting experience, preferably in an integrated ERP environment.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in performing financial analysis to include modeling, channel / account analysis, and profitability analysis.


  • High business acumen with strong finance background and strong collaboration with Corporate Operations function

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and professional interactive skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from suppliers, customers, management and inter-department staff. Capable of working with internal staff from other departments in a proactive and constructive manner.

  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills.

  • Ability to see the big picture but also work at a detailed level.

  • Strong and self-confident personality with the ability to challenge assumptions and ideas and influence without authority.

  • Team player who is willing to dive into challenges.

  • Ability to synthesize information into recommendations and use those recommendations to drive change.

  • Determination to find information and develop hypotheses with limited concrete data.

  • Customer Service – Respond promptly to requests for service and assistance as needed. Follow up as needed.

  • Planning / Organization - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities/deadlines and shift priorities as necessary. Uses time effectively.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions.

  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Makes timely decisions.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Follows through on commitments.

  • Team player attitude with the ability to work independently.

  • Detail Oriented – Attention to details and accuracy.

  • Advanced computer skills (spreadsheet, database and graphics) and proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.

  • Significant experience with financial modeling and valuation best practices

  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft.


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.