Responsibilities / TasksPOSITION OVERVIEWGEA is seeking an experienced, data savvy Finance Professional to join our team as Financial Analyst for the North America Refrigeration Division. Based in York, PA, this person will be responsible for providing analytical support to the local management team, as well as the consolidation & submission of monthly financial reporting, including meeting corporate and regional deadlines. Previous experience with multinational organizations, financial analysis, strong analytical skills as well as solid written and verbal communication skills will be critical to this individual's success.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, performed under the direction of the Head of Finance, North America Refrigeration Division (RT) include the following, other duties may be assigned:Complete monthly closing and reporting activities, including:Organize and load month–end financial data into GEA's reporting tools (SAP–BCS/Business Warehouse) for RT US profit centerOrganize and load budgets and quarterly forecastsProvide ERP business support of processes, structure, & data to improve compliance, data integrity, and process efficiencyPrepare monthly sales and management reports, including variance analysis of actuals versus expected results, with meaningful explanations, trend analysis and recommended actionsDevelop, maintain and distribute financial models and ad hoc reporting tools to meet management reporting requirementsProvide operational support to Supply Chain and Production facility through analysis of freight, storage, inventory accounts, labor & overhead absorption, and other operational activitiesProvide operational support for Sales through commission calculations, accrual management and paymentComplete ad–hoc analysis of key business activities and general ledger accountsAssist with data gathering and analysis for strategic initiativesContinually improve close and financial reporting processes to increase efficiency, effectiveness and process sustainabilityReduce waste by automating repetitive tasks through the use of available systems and Office toolsEstablish constructive relationships with the Regional, Divisional and Corporate Finance & Accounting Leaders and Key Business PartnersProvide financial expertise to assist others in understanding financial informationContinually develop industry and company knowledge as well as project management skills and technical expertiseYour Profile / QualificationsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCETo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance discipline, with an accredited institution2+ years of progressive responsibility in any of the following functions: finance, accounting or audit, demonstrating the ability to execute complex analysis, prepare comprehensive, clear, concise and action–oriented reportingStrong data analysis experience, demonstrating the ability to understand business needs, obtain & validate data, interpret results, root cause anomalies and generate resultsSolid time/project management skills and demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasksEffective written and verbal communication skillsSolid overall understanding of financial business functions, including planning, budgeting, cost managementStrong working knowledge of ERP/Financial Systems & ApplicationsDemonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills requiredAccess or other multi–dimensional analysis experience preferred (able to build a relational database and queries)Microsoft Dynamics or SAP experience is a plusExperience with reporting tools such as Hyperion, Cognos, Tableau, Business Warehouse a plusManufacturing experience is a plusFinance or accounting professional certification or progress towards certification, such as a CPA is a plusTravel Required: <10%Did we spark your interest?Then please click apply above to access our guided application process.