Business Operations Analyst

Coastal Sunbelt Produce, LLC

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$28.85-31.25 /h
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Laurel, MD
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    East Coast Fresh LLC - Laurel, MD
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    Bachelor's Degree
Salary Range:    $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Travel Percentage:    Up to 25%
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Finance


Founded in 1992, The Coastal Companies has emerged as the leading supplier of produce and dairy in the Mid-Atlantic and a leading regional processor of fruits and vegetables. The company and its subsidiaries – Coastal Sunbelt Produce, East Coast Fresh, Hearn Kirkwood, and Lancaster Foods - operate facilities in Baltimore/Washington and greater Richmond. Through a fleet of over 300 trucks, The Coastal Companies delivers daily to foodservice customers and major retailers along the East Coast. With a commitment to food safety, quality, service, sustainability, and staff development, The Coastal Companies has established itself as an industry leader. In February of 2022, The Coastal Companies became a part of FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce business. This enables FreshPoint to enhance its service to the important Mid-Atlantic region, strategically diversify its portfolio by adding retail and ready-to-eat capabilities and adds state-of-the-art facilities with capacity for growth.


This position is responsible for:

  • Generating and running regular departmental reports and analytics across multiple companies 
  • Providing trend analysis on company results, market, production and financial data
  • Comparing and analyzing actual results vs. budget and forecast
  • Maintaining database by entering and verifying data 
  • Using charts and graphs to illustrate technical reports
  • Informing investment decisions by analyzing financial information to forecast business, industry and economic conditions
  • Interpreting data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic influences and other factors affecting investment programs
  • Monitoring fundamental economic, industrial and corporate developments by analyzing information from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources or personal interviews
  • Preparing plans of action for investment through financial analyses
  • Presenting oral or written reports on general economic trends, individual corporations and entire industries 
  • Other duties as assigned

This position is also expected to:

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures
  • Independently identify issues and create solutions
  • Maintain a positive, professional demeanor at all times
  • Work safely at all times and comply with all safety policies and procedures

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting 
  • Some professional experience in finance or accounting preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and high-level organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Advance Level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and manage competing priorities

Job Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with exceptional follow-up skills 
  • Able to function at a high level in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

Must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Able to successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Able to work a flexible schedule