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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: BlueTriton Brands
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

This position can be located in Guelph, Canada, Stanwood, MI, or Indianapolis, IN.
As the nation's leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, BlueTriton Corporate is a vital element of our success. Whether you're based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you'll be a force for good - someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization.Job DescriptionWe are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for either Guelph, Canada, Stanwood, MI or Indianapolis, IN.Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Controllers in financial controllership of the Northwest Region which includes 11 factory locations.
  • Fiduciary responsibility for financial reporting, controls and analysis.
  • Manage Period End Close process including developing accurate financial statements, journal entry preparation, detailed analysis of all Fixed Factory Overhead (FFOH) and variable P&L line items, and regular reporting for both the local operation, national operations, and corporate finance.
  • Analyze material forecast and plan P&L variances, then partner with operational leaders to define drivers and initiate action plans for improvement.
  • Monitor operations labor and operational spend with effective measuring tools and schedules.
  • Support Controllers in the annual budget process (OPL) by partnering with operations and creating a bottoms-up plan with a very high level of detail including the NWNA business strategies and continuous excellence.
  • Own aspects of the monthly dynamic forecasts for the balance of year within Variable and Fixed P&L line items. Be able to articulate, with sound support, the drivers of forecast changes within the regional leadership team. Must understand production trends and supply expectations, inventory obsolescence, labor productivity, and the strategic network.
  • Leadership skills and ability to influence with integrity are a must. Be a confident, value-added Co-Pilot of the operational business with very strong interpersonal skills. Own education and training for operations regarding the cost structure and the key drivers guiding proper, data-driven business decisions.
  • Must add strategic thinking value as a member of the overall leadership team in the region by working together in driving key business decisions. Provide a continuous improvement mindset with results orientation.
  • Partner with the Controllers to maintain internal controls and develop any necessary new requirements to meet organizational compliance standards.
  • Assist in managing local slow-moving inventory by identifying aging inventory risks, monitoring "hold" inventory status, and ensuring inventory write-offs are properly accounted for, and forecasting bad goods.
  • Monitor general accounting functions such as A/P, payroll, fixed asset management and general ledger maintenance as it relates to the production environment. This includes indirect oversight of invoicing related to 3rd parties.
  • Calculate, review and report on various daily, weekly and monthly KPI's which summarize performance in various key areas of the business along with forward-thinking leading measures to improve results.
  • Ability to use problem-solving tools from Six-Sigma concepts and lead workshops to drive focused improvement and continuous improvement projects.QualificationsQualifications include:
    • Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, accounting, or other similar fields
    • Minimum 4 years of Operations or Manufacturing finance experience
    • Proven ability to partner with operational leaders to drive business results
    • Ability to work in a complex, changing environment
    • Strong systems skills (i.e. Microsoft office, Excel, ERP Systems)
    • Excellent Analytical ability required. Ability to analyze large data sets and handle high volume of transactional data.
    • Experience in period end close and variance analysis preferred.
    • Strong cost accounting background preferred.
    • SAP experience preferred.
    • Mobility a plus for future career opportunities.BlueTriton Brands is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills, Ice Mountain and Pure Life. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at BlueTriton Brands?Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.BlueTriton Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Disabled/Veteran.

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