Hormel Foods Corporation Finance Associate in Austin, Minnesota

Finance Associate

Company Description: Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose:

Provide accounting & finance support to many different departments and help them carry out their business transactions and projects.


  • Participate in management decisions that will affect the short and long term goals of the company

  • Establish and measure product costs to determine the profitability of a product and establish selling prices

  • Prepare financial reports, administer financial software, and records and reviews financial records for accuracy


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and/or Accounting with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and a major GPA of 3.3

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States

  • Applicants must not now, or any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa


  • After training, Finance Associates may start in Business Unit Finance, Financial Analysis, or Cost Accounting, at the Corporate Office in Austin, Minnesota or in the Cost Accounting Department of a production facility


  • Comprehensive training program consists of gaining exposure to a number of different aspects of the business and shows how the accounting & finance function relates to other areas of the Company's operations

  • Seminars at our corporate headquarters in Austin, Minnesota will include presentations by all of our different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills

  • All new hires participate in the "Inspired Hires" orientation program in their first week with the company. This provides a high-level company overview and presentations from different functional areas within Hormel. Part of this program includes online trainings within the first 18 months of employment.


  • Finance Associates will have exposure to many different internal departments, which give them a broad base of knowledge to advance in accounting or other areas of the company

  • Additional opportunities may exist in different departments, facilities, or subsidiaries

  • Hormel Foods' "promote-from-within" philosophy rewards outstanding performance


Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, relocation assistance, and paid vacation.

Application Instructions:

Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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