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Manager, Customer Finance


Van Nuys, CA, US, 91406

Job Type:  Accounting & Finance

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 14 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.




  • Responsibility of end-to-end Customer P&L
  • Customer-level EBITDA
  • Customer-Level Promotional Programs
  • Pricing and Trade Spend
  • Revenue / Net Sales
  • Operational cost inputs (standard costs, manufacturing variances, PPV), freight & warehousing costs, SG&A costs, and impact on overall customer profitability 
  • Support all aspects of the Customer P&L: budgeting, forecasting,  and helping Customer Development to achieve corporate strategy and annual targets
  • Prepare Week/Month/Quarter/Year End Customer Finance Reports
  • Provide active leadership in financial processes, and liaise with shared services and other departments to ensure process efficiencies, reporting accuracies, and timely issue resolution
  • Perform price change impact analysis, including profitability risk and assessments
  • Analyze new contract requests for alignment with pricing strategies and account growth objectives.
  • Analyze costs and market conditions to develop pricing for new food launches and product innovation with the customer 
  • Build strong relationships with the Sales and Marketing teams to drive the successful implementation of identified optimization opportunities.
  • Distressed Product Exposure Management – Accountable for managing exposure against forecast
  • Customer Business Reviews – Accountable for timely and accurate reviews
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analyses to drive business decisions



  • 5+ years of finance experience, preferably with a CPG company
  • 3+ years of pricing and trade management experience
  • Strong understanding of profitability analysis, food manufacturing, and distribution costs
  • University degree in Finance, preferably with a CPA designation
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across multiple functions and levels
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel


Salary Range: $78,000 - $115,000


Aspire Bakeries LLC values the contribution each Team Member brings to our organization. The final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, shift, education, skill, and experience within the job or the industry. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed In this specific job description. Additional pay may be determined for those candidates that exceed these specified qualifications and requirements. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.




Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.