Financial Analyst, FP&A

Bsn Medical
20 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

Financial Analyst, FP&A

The Essity North America Professional Hygiene Sales team is currently searching for a Financial Analyst, FP&A ( Business Controlling Analyst) This position can be based either at our headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, and will report to the Field Sales Controller.

The Financial Analyst, FP&A ( Business Controlling Analyst – Sales) will report to the Field Sales Controller, supporting the financial analyses & processes for the business in terms of performance tracking & reporting, as well as planning, budgeting and forecasting. This position focuses on the financial and overall performance of Field Sales and works in close collaboration with other members of the Finance team as well as cross functionally with Marketing, Sales, Product Supply and other functions to help ensure that performance results, budgets, forecasts, and outlooks are accurately and effectively presented and explained. Will ultimately take controllership of one or more Fields Sales Regions, leading monthly financial reviews with sales leaders to identify and follow–up on activities to help meet financial targets.

We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk.

What You Will Do

  • Ownership of timely, complete & accurate monthly/quarterly financial & performance reporting;
  • Supports the PH NA controllers in the development of presentations including financial plans, business plans, sales & marketing performance reports, campaigns, projects and initiatives;
  • Analyzes complex financial/business information to provide accurate and timely recommendations and reports to proactively adjust sales efforts and achieve financial targets;
  • Drives monthly cadence of financial reviews with identified Field Sales leadership; reports on historical performance and trends, identifying areas of opportunity along with action and follow–up plan;
  • Engages with sales leadership to ensure that gaps to budget/forecast are identified and addressed;
  • Collaborates with Field Sales leadership to improve forecast accuracy;
  • Partners with PH NA financial analyst counterparts to ensure streamlining of analyst processes and best practice implementation;
  • Strives for and drives continuous improvement in all areas including reporting, forecasting, budgeting, etc.;
  • Supports reporting & planning, budgeting & forecasting process, and operating plan variance analysis;
  • Collaborates closely with revenue management, field sales, product supply, and business development on opportunities, including planning and production, forecasting and analysis;
  • Develop and maintain various financial models and reporting systems;
  • Undertake special & ad hoc projects on an on–going basis;
  • Showcases Essity's core values in every day actions.
  • Who You Are

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Analytics, Finance, Accounting or relevant discipline;
  • Minimum Two (2) years of related experience (Internship and Co–Op Experience considered);
  • Experience in a fast–moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry or with Away–from–Home industry is an asset;
  • Experience in a manufacturing or similar environment strongly preferred;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required;
  • Experience with financial information and reporting systems, SAP experience preferred;
  • Previous experience supporting a Marketing and/or Sales function is preferred;
  • Capacity to analyze complex financial information and understand deviation;
  • Solid analytical and problem–solving skills;
  • Timely, complete and accurate preparation of financial & business performance results;
  • Solid, effective communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • Ability to present to senior leadership;
  • TRAVEL: Ability to travel to domestic and international locations (Up to 25%).
  • What We Can Offer You

    At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
    Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility | Innovation


    Additional Information

    Essity is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.

    Together, we are improving lives, every day.

    Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well–being.

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