Sr. Finance Analyst
Waddington North America
 Florence, KY

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Job Title:

Senior Business Analyst

Position Summary:

The Duro business segment is a market leader in paper packaging products with commercial and manufacturing operations in the U.S. and Mexico. The Senior Business Analyst plays a key role in financial reporting, analysis and an advisory role in the Duro manufacturing business segment. This position reports to the Manager of Financial Analysis & Planning for the Duro business segment.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • This position will primarily provide financial analyses support to the manufacturing business teams.
  • Lead financial advisor to plant manager and site leadership teams at assigned manufacturing sites, the successful candidate is viewed as a critical business partner in driving the success of manufacturing operations.
  • Takes a lead role and actively participates in the development and execution of manufacturing operations strategies and goals.
  • Responsible for financial reporting, planning and analysis for assigned manufacturing sites on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis; FP&A responsibilities encompass both financial and operations-focused (production, quality, productivity) key performance indicators.
  • Prepare monthly financial and operational forecasts including variance analyses.
  • Critical to success is the ability to interpret financial performance results and translate them into operational improvements.
  • Proactively identifies and takes a leadership role in driving productivity and profit improvement opportunities within manufacturing and for the company.
  • Prepare high quality capital investment requests to support productivity, growth and maintenance programs.
  • Takes a lead role for assigned plants in creating annual operating plans (budget) and then develops metrics and analytics to ensure plant operations are achieving plan targets.
  • While this position does not have specific general ledger or cost accounting responsibilities during month-end close, it does have responsibility to monitor financial results and estimates during closing and identifies issues or errors to assist corporate accounting team resource
  • All positions within the finance team have a clear, uncompromising responsibility to ensure internal controls and business policies are followed.
  • This position has responsibility for multiple manufacturing locations and may require 25%-40% travel; the successful candidate must be willing to travel.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA or CPA desired.
  • 5+ years financial experience in a manufacturing environment, required.
  • Previous role in a financial planning & analysis (FP&A) position, a must.

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