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Position: Regional Sr. Financial Analyst

The Sr. FP&A Analyst, Midwest Region is responsible for developing and performing regional financial reporting and analysis, economic modeling, and other ad-hoc financial analyses as assigned.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Develop and perform regional financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of financial plans and budgets
  • Assist individual divisions within region on financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist making reporting consistent and timely
  • Improve sales and margin reporting
  • Research financial discrepancies on monthly basis
  • Travel as needed to sites (with and without members of regional team)
  • Analyze projects utilizing Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Payback and other methods, as applicable
  • Analyze working capital and identify areas of improvement
  • Create and maintain financial models, including long range projections   
  • Create and maintain monthly/periodic regional financial reporting package for Senior Management distribution
  • Evaluate current capital expenditures
  • Communicate/provide commentary regarding financial reporting and analyses
  • Develop a set of standard dashboard metrics/benchmarks as part of financial analyses and a cadence for communication and review
  • Verify cost allocations according to company procedures
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodology and visual management a plus
  • Communicate with Managers and accounting personnel relating to financial close, issues, and deliverables
  • Foster/build positive relationships with company personnel
  • Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline
  • Provide strategic financial input to leadership on decisions impacting the Company
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization
  • Protect Company’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
 Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent math skills including arithmetic, statistics and their applications
  • Superior Working knowledge and understanding of economic accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis of financial data
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Working knowledge of business and management principles
  • Understanding of databases and queries
  • Easily learn and adapt to new accounting software
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • MBA, CPA, preferred
  • 5+ years accounting experience
  • 1-3 years financial analysis experience
  • Working in a sales and distribution environment
  • Previous experience with JD Edwards or similar enterprise resource planning tool  Power BI preferred.  

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