Reference : 587892

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Finance
  • United States Malvern
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/26/2021

Position description

Why work for us?
At CertainTeed, Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while making the world a more beautiful and sustainable home.

What’s the Job?
The primary purpose of the Senior Financial Analyst is to provide financial analysis support to group management and financial reporting support to parent company. Primary responsibilities include corporate compliance reporting responsibilities, support in development and analysis of the annual budget, profitability forecasting, and business decision/performance analysis.

  • Support the Director of Financial Analysis in running month end close adjustment margin jobs (COPA Assessments and Distributions) to ensure variance application into support system.

  • Assist extensively in the annual preparation of the budget and rolling forecasts, working with business managers and department heads to ensure that all budgeting requirements are disseminated, understood, and completed as required, always seeking ways to maximize efficiencies.

  • Perform financial analyses and make recommendations to support strategic decision making as needed, developing financial/operational reports and models to support recommendations.

  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of month end financial close as well as the execution of all reporting requirements.  Support close for Roofing Products Group (RPG) through various journal entries and valuations, including but not limited to shipped not billed accrual, reclass entries to support accurate split of information for magnitude reporting and other general accrual/reclass entries. 

  • Learn and understand the various SAP modules and the connection between the system activities and the financials. Support Director of Financial analysis in SAP testing when IT is performing developments based on critical tickets. Backup admin for various financial/finance supported systems including CAPEX+, Tagetik, QlikView (adjusted margins), IA workflow, and GL Wands.

  • Primary responsibility for reporting results for the Roofing, Canada. 

  • Serve as the primary contact for external and internal auditors and supply/coordinate responses to their requests and/or questions.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, a MBA degree in Finance or CMA preferred or equivalent, complementary work experience.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years of related experience with strong emphasis on experience in these areas:  budgeting and forecasting in a manufacturing environment; analysis of operating results; product profitability evaluations; development of financial models to assess, among other things, cost/volume/profit relationships
  • Strong IT aptitude to deliver effective desktop reporting (paperless web-enabled environment), utilize GL Wands and MS Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentations as well as SAP ERP knowledge. 
  • Cost accounting/analysis experience is preferred.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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