El Segundo, CA
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.
The Beyond Meat finance team is looking to hire a highly driven Senior Financial Analyst to support the organization. As a key member of the Accounting & Finance team, the Senior Financial Analyst supports business units to drive strategic business decisions. Reporting to the Senior Manager of FP&A and Investor Relations, the role delivers strategic budgeting, links financial results to operational performance drivers, liaises with internal stakeholders and drives continuous improvement to deliverables. This position is expected to provide both financial and strategic business leadership and communicate effectively with senior management. Responsibilities include assisting with annual and quarterly P&L forecasts, preparing quarter end reports for senior leadership, compiling necessary materials for quarterly earnings calls and any ad-hoc requests.
Develops, interprets, and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control.
Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares, and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts.
Prepares annual and quarterly budgets.
Cost Accounting (20%)
Maintain and improve COGS model and assists in costing of new products
Prepares financial statements and variance reports as requested. Prepares special reports and ad hoc analysis
May interpret reports and records for managers
Investor Relations (10%)
Uses a formal process for appropriate data gathering, consolidation and analysis of financial data relative to the preparation of required regulatory filings for Vice President FP&A and Investor Relations
Ensures data integrity
Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
3-5 years of experience in public company corporate FP&A
CPG experience preferred
Excellent Excel skills (Pivot tables, Index Match, V-lookup)
Experience with utilizing and managing entire Adaptive Insights model
NetSuite ERP preferred
Data visualization experience (Tableau or comparable software)
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.