Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Purpose

  • Support the financial planning, analysis, and financial reporting for Fenner Dunlop Americas

Responsibilities

  • Act as a key resource in the finance function, responsible for a variety of tasks under the direction of the Finance Director.
  • Assist in the monthly / ad hoc closing, reporting and analysis of the consolidated divisional businesses. Complete financial journal entries as required.
  • Assist in the monthly forecasting / budgeting process. Work with other members of the finance team to coordinate / consolidate information in regards to forecast, budget, and actuals.
  • Assist in other regular reporting, including sales / product backlog reporting, volume/rate/mix reporting, variance tracking, KPI reporting, and other analysis as required.
  • Assist in the monthly consolidation and data submission into Cognos as required.
  • Prepare executive reporting as needed, including financial review packages for the monthly Management team meeting
  • Manage the corporate balance sheet, evaluating key provisions and liabilities. Prepare and post journal entries as needed. Own the Corporate Departmental Expense Reporting and distribute to department heads on a monthly basis
  • Help to monitor working capital, ensuring an optimized balance sheet. Assist in the generation of working capital and cash forecasting. Investigate and implement opportunities to drive working capital improvements.
  • Help drive special projects and improvements as needed, with a focus on process automation.
  • Liaise with external partners, such as audit, tax, and consulting, as needed.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to streamline and automate various aspects of the company's finance function, such as the monthly reporting, and financial forecasting process.
  • Drive enhanced financial reporting with a focus on delivering value-added executive reporting.

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • 3 years minimum experience in a financial role
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines during the monthly close, budget, and forecast cycles.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • 2 years minimum experience working in an ERP

Preferred Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • 10 years experience in a financial role, with prior manufacturing experience
  • 5 years experience working in an ERP

Other Position Requirements

  • Analytical Skills
  • Budget Development & Management
  • Change Agent
  • Internal Customer Support
  • Decision-Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Project Management
  • Strategy Development
  • Time Management
  • Verbal Communications
  • Work Independently
  • Written Communications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule from time to time, when necessary
  • Travel of ~10-25% to different company sites
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must possess a valid passport. If candidate does not currently have a passport, employment will be contingent on attaining a valid passport with no travel restrictions to Canada.

Benefits

  • Competitive Benefits Package offered to all employees (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Competitive vacation package
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • 401k match of $1 for $1 up to 6% of salary
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Education Reimbursement

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