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Senior Financial Analyst

Req. ID 34704
Primary Location: 

Tucker, GA, US, 30084

Secondary Location:  Not Applicable

Senior Financial Analyst, Commercial Finance

 

Brill, Inc., a CSM Bakery Solutions Company, is a leader in bakery ingredients and products serving retail bakeries and foodservice operators across North America. We have been inspiring creativity and defining special occasions since 1928 with ready-to-use icings, glazes, toppings, cakes, cookies and muffins. No matter how our business grows, one thing remains the same: a deep commitment to customer care, exceptional technical expertise and rigours standards of excellence. Our promise is to deliver fresh ideas and superior formulations that help our customers create a one-of-a-kind bakery experience.

 

Now it’s your turn. Go on… Be Brilliant.

 

Summary

 

The Senior Financial Analyst supports the organization as a consultative partner, providing key financial insights and recommendations through development of actionable analysis to drive profitable growth and achieve organization goals.

 

This role is required to improve reporting and processes, drive creation and understanding of key metrics and help the organization make key decisions related to the financial performance.

 

In performing these roles, the Senior Financial Analyst will be expected to interact with numerous functional departments and management levels within the company, requiring well-developed interpersonal skills.

 

Success in this role requires a commercial mindset and ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills, develop fact-based recommendations, influence customers and present financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner

 

The Fine Details

 

  • Standardize and automate internal reports and tools to support the Commercial Finance team
  • Quantify the impact of pricing changes and align on pricing realization assumptions
  • Assist in the maintenance of SAP pricing, develop tools and process to forecast/track impact of pricing changes
  • Perform post evaluation exercises making recommendation on necessary corrective actions
  • Develop and utilize financial models to quantify benefits and drive sound economic trade-off decisions related to alternative commercial strategies, prepare price and profit analysis for new business opportunities
  • Provide strategic and analytical support to cross-functional business partners through designing and producing value-added analysis and reporting tools to understand key business drivers of sales & profitability
  • Create financial reporting models with metrics to influence and improve decision making through dashboards with dynamic functionality, providing direction and making recommendations for improvement opportunities
  • Assist in development of Finance peers through guidance and training
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key business partners
  • Support the organization annual planning process

 

The Secret Ingredients

 

  • Finance / Accounting background with sound business acumen, thorough knowledge of financial statements and understanding implications beyond the numbers. Able to present financial information to a non-financial audience.
  • Proven commercial insight and judgment with ability to influence through strong persuasion and negotiation skills. Experienced in effective partnering with finance peers and the business to drive financial enhancements.
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and autonomous problem-solving skills, passion for improvement and desire to build new tools and processes. Innate intellectual curiosity and creative thinker.
  • Independent quick learner with aptitude for systems and processes, advanced Excel expertise.
  • Effective oral, written and presentation skills, ability to communicate effectively and build working relationships at all organization levels. Customer focus and strong business partner experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Detail oriented and high attention to accuracy, flexible and able to adapt quickly to new projects or goals. Proactive leader with a positive attitude and demonstrated history of being an agent of change.
  • Team player with can-do mentality to deliver results, works well in a cross-functional collaborative environment.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working with a high degree of autonomy as part of a small team and performing at a high level in a demanding and fast paced environment with effective time management skills.
  • Organized self-starter with demonstrated ability to utilize leadership and planning skills to complete complex tasks on schedule. Driven and able to balance multiple priorities under pressure to meet competing deadlines.
  • Proven ability to develop new strategic processes and be creative and innovative in approach. Growth mindset and able to execute opportunities and leverage technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Strong analytical skills with work style focusing on accountability, understanding multiple operational dimensions and drawing inferences by connecting various inputs.
  • Expertise in building financial models, dashboards and BI tools to improve results visibility. Ability to analyze, evaluate, interpret and summarize actionable data in an easily digestible way for cross-functional partners.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Financial/Business Analyst.

 

The BRILLiant Recipe

 

  • 5+ years of experience in a multinational/international company or strategy consulting practice.
  • Required:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related field
  • Preferred:  MBA


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