WD-40 Company

Senior Financial Analyst, Americas

Category
Finance
Country
United States

Overview

We are looking for an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to join our small Americas FP&A Team. As a valued and highly intergrated FP&A partner this role will provide FP&A support to three key functional teams: Supply Chain, Latin America and Sales. The successful candidate will be business savvy and bring to the table 5 or more years full cycle finance experience with a proven record of providing detailed, timely and crucial financial reporting, analysis and recommendations to internal business partners to support management decision making and resource allocation.

 

In addition, this position champions and supports the annual planning and quarterly forecasting processes and adhoc reporting needs.

 

The ideal candidate for this role will strongly align with our Company value, “making it better than it is today” and enjoy identifying and implementing process and efficiency improvements.



Responsibilities

  

  1. Independently construct moderate to complex financial models to analyze the impact of current and proposed company initiatives. In addition, analyze, assess and report the overall impact of new and potential business initiatives.
  2. Lead the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes for assigned business and/or functional units. Develop and maintain forecast and budget as well as supports the identification and prioritization of capital asset requests. Frequently consults with members of the functional unit to gain information and insight, and influence results that maximize EBITDA.
  3. Develop and maintain reports to management that provide visibility to financial results and trends. Analyzes financial results, forecasts, and plans and prepares material for business reviews and results presentations to senior leadership.
  4. Drive continuous process improvements and best practices across the finance team and broader organization to enhance the effectiveness as well as efficiency of reporting and planning processes. Maximize productivity by automating reports, utilizing financial systems and processes, as appropriate.
  5. Develops effective business partnerships to support management decision making and resource allocation. Provides insightful business analysis by leveraging data and solid financial modeling skills.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years senior financial analysis experience in support of business unit (including cost of goods analysis).
  • Consumer product goods industry or similar experience preferred.
  • Ability to independently conceive and construct moderate to complex financial models.
  • Skilled in the identification and analysis of business trends.
  • 3+ years leading the forecasting process for assigned business units.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully acting as an internal consultant and educator, providing ongoing guidance and formal financial internal training to business partners.
  • Basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX regulations.
  • Advanced Excel, knowledge of Financial Reporting and BI systems, or similar financial reporting, forecasting and planning applications. Unicom Finance and Cognos BI experience a plus.
  • Bachelor Degree in business Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Economics. MBA, highly desirable

Benefits

 

Our benefits package is very competitive and comprehensive, providing you and your family with extensive protection and security, along with quality, life-enhancing programs to include; base salary, profit sharing, bonus potential, 401K match and much more. 

 

Company

 

We live under the sink, in the garage, and in the toolboxes of the world.  WD-40 Company has best-in-class products and we are seeking best-in-class talent.  Our tribe has a common passion, dedication, and commitment to excellence. Your creativity, agility, and talent will help keep us in the forefront of our industry.

 

We are a small company with gigantic brands and a global reach.  At WD-40 Company everyone is a key contributor.  We foster a strong culture of learning and accountability in a relaxed, team environment.  We seek people who share our values and strive to leave positive and lasting memories in all their interactions.  While the 64-year old formulation of WD-40 remains a secret, it is no secret that our passion for our people, culture, and products is what distinguishes us.

 

Before Applying

 

Please, only consider employment with WD-40 Company if you feel as strongly about our values as we do:  We live, breathe, and play by our values every day.

 

  • We value doing the right thing.
  • We value creating positive lasting memories in all our relationships.
  • We value making it better than it is today.
  • We value succeeding as a Tribe while excelling as individuals.
  • We value owning it and passionately acting on it.
  • We value sustaining the WD-40 Company economy.

Thank you for considering WD-40 Company in your career search.

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