Global FP&A Analyst

ID
2020-14234
Job Locations
US-GA-Atlanta
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Type
Regular/Permanent
Job Time
Full-Time
Experience Level
Entry Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
5
Shift Schedule
Standard
Posting Date
2 weeks ago(11/20/2020 1:11 PM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
 
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic is now seeking a Financial Analyst for our Global Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. This critical role supports the global finance organization of Dematic Group and serves as the finance business partner to the executive team. This role will report to our Director of Global FP&A.

 

This individual will be responsible for conducting financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and delivering insightful recommendations to support the attainment of financial goals. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with a mindset towards process improvement and possess strong communication and collaboration skills needed to operate in a complex global organization. This is a highly visible position to senior leadership and has great opportunity for growth.

 

About the role:

  • Consolidation and review of monthly financial information including analysis of operational performance versus forecast, budget, and prior year
  • Support the development of monthly forecasts and annual corporate financial budget to track progress against company objectives
  • Continually monitor business performance, creating robust analytics, and processes which facilitate the understanding of business results to provide insight into new trends, opportunities, and risks
  • Analyze impact of company-wide initiatives to the P&L
  • Communicate and present monthly financial results to senior leadership
  • Provide financial support and assistance during month-end close process to the FP&A team and to other Finance and non-Finance teams
  • Assist with integration of acquired firms into Company’s financials including educating on company policies, controls, and procedures to ensure smooth transition
  • Provide support in the strategic planning process
  • Assist in development and standardization of key reports and financial processes including roll-out of changes globally

What We Are Looking For

Required Education, Experience, and Skillset:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 3-5+ years of progressive financial accounting and analysis experience
  • Proven quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable
  • Strong MS Excel and MS PowerPoint Skills are essential
  • Knowledge of planning/reporting/consolidation tools is a plus (especially Oracle EPM)
  • Strong organizational skills and multi-tasking ability
  • High level of attention to detail while also possessing the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to build trusting relationships and partnerships throughout the organization acting as a team player
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate and build meaningful relationships to drive results across functional lines
  • Ability to define, implement, and adhere to processes, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and assist in enforcing compliance with deadlines
  • Strong business communication skills for writing and verbalizing financial commentaries, discussing financial performance in terms of key business drivers, and the ability to simplify complex ideas
  • High degree of motivation, intelligence, independent worker mindset with an orientation to detail; ability to remain calm under pressure
  • A sound level of knowledge in financial accounting and reporting of the controllership function, auditing and financial systems
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the ability to think independently
  • Occasionally travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally

 

Scope of Responsibilities:

Performs basic tasks and functions for professional field of work. Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from others. Identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is not difficult or complex. Seeks out tasks and areas for improvement independently.

 

Key Working Relationships:

Primarily engages with immediate manager and direct team members. Frequent engagement with other regional and cross-functional counterparts globally.

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