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Hostess Brands, Inc. Commercial Finance Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

Hostess Brands, LLC, is a leading sweet snacks company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing snacks in North America sold under the Hostess® and Voortman® brands. The company produces a variety of new and classic treats including iconic Hostess® Twinkies®, Cupcakes, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Zingers®, as well as a variety of Voortman® cookies and wafers.

The Commercial Finance Manager will partner with key commercial stakeholders and brand leaders to make recommendations that will drive revenue and profit for each brand. This position will work to achieve financial targets for each brand through analytics and commercial execution.

  • Collaborates with key cross-functional leads to create monthly and quarterly net revenue forecasts that align with Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) initiatives.

  • Manages monthly net revenue and gross profit variance analyses reporting in partnership with brand teams to report on brand P&L performance while measuring KPI reporting.

  • Works with Sales team leads to develop the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), leveraging key brand strategies to ensure customer strategic plans are executed in alignment with the company’s financial strategies.

  • Leads the financial commercialization and enterprise activation process ensuring all financial metrics are in line with company objectives.

  • Identifies, leads, and delivers meaningful and measurable ad hoc process improvements to deliver top line and profit growth targets.

  • Develops and leverages financial modeling to provide in-depth analysis in support of business strategy discussions.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in finance or accounting


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

  • Advanced Excel experience with the ability to work with complex spreadsheets and large data sets and build financial models.

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to translate findings into actionable solutions.

  • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders and business partners.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects within deadlines in a fast-paced organization.

  • Self-directed who also works well with teams

  • Detail-oriented focus to ensure accuracy

ID: 2022-2013

External Company Name: Hostess Brands, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.hostessbrands.com/

Street: 7905 Quivira RD