Wonderful Citrus

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

3 weeks ago
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Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Financial Planning & Analysis Director for our Delano, CA facility. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis has the responsibility for a finance team providing all aspects of finance support for the Wonderful Citrus enterprise. This position has overall responsibility for financial management and control processes including financial planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and business decision support.


Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.


To learn more about Wonderful citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.



  • Create financial tools, reporting mechanisms, business modeling and financial planning processes that will effectively scale with the company's growth
  • Lead strategic business decisions through ad-hoc financial analysis, interpret financial data and recommend changes to achieve strategic goals
  • Ensure that weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting is timely, relevant and accurate
  • Lead the preparation of the annual plan and the monthly & quarterly forecasts
  • Provide decision support for and timely financial analysis to department heads and the appropriate business owners
  • Identify areas of risk, via discussion and financial data, and communicate those to stakeholders and company leadership
  • Implement quality control procedures and continuously look to improve business processes related to the financials and cost containment
  • Produce executive level reporting utilizing operating performance measures and metrics to analyze business performance
  • Evaluate and monitor capital project financial expenditures
  • Identify, implement and track key KPIs and continuously perform industry benchmarking



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance required, MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in forecasting and planning, business analytics, valuation modeling or decision support required.
  • Experience managing people and demonstrated ability to deliver results by establishing high standards of excellence and personal drive to accomplish goals.
  • Excellent analytical, financial modeling (Excel) skills – demonstrate critical thinking, ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Possess a high level of intellectual curiosity and exceptionally strong problem solving skills.
  • Must be innovative, self-starter, proven performer with a history of delivering results.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively in a matrix organization.
  • Able to deliver results under tight deadlines and at times with minimum direct supervision.
  • Strong computer skills to include Excel and other Microsoft Office products. Previous Oracle experience preferred.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, growing, entrepreneurial environment.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 7,300 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling luxury Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.


The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $100 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, nearly $50 million in charitable giving and education initiatives in 2015 alone, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs.


The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law. 





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