BaltimoreRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Baltimore jobs

Senior Financial Analyst, Manufacturing/Operations

Company: FMC Corporation
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: October 19, 2019

Job Description:

OVERVIEW

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster The Right Chemistry in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

OVERVIEW

*

RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary purpose of this position is to provide Operations Finance support to Agricultural Solutions North America Regional Operations. The support will include reviewing operating budgets and monthly forecasts at the site and regional level. Additionally, the position will include preparing materials for Regional cost reviews and providing explanations as necessary. As a senior analyst you will be the direct contact for complex F/P (Formulation & Packaging) sites as well as oversee the work of fellow analysts.



* Foster a strong business partner relationship and good communication with Operations Management (Site and Regional level)

* Act as key Operations Finance point of contact for NA F/P manufacturing sites and tollers

* Collaborate with Procurement team to review and validate raw material purchase prices

* Support standard cost setting process at NA F/P site / tollers

* Provide analysis and explanation of financial results. Qualified candidate should have the ability to: 1) provide in-depth explanation of results, 2) synthesize data to identify key business drivers and 3) coordinate analysis across different locations. Assess the quality of inputs, generate insightful outputs and communicate effectively to decision makers

* Monitor and report financial performance, explain variances to budgets, forecasts and prior year. Prepare and present consolidated reports to management as appropriate. Understand root causes cause of variances, work proactively with the different locations to institutionalize improvements and remedy unfavorable performance. This includes creating and maintaining spreadsheets to manage data and consolidation

* Prepare consolidated monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages as well as prepare presentations for budgets and forecasts

* Seek opportunities to improve the analysis of monthly financial and operational results

* Provide business data and analysis to Global Operations Management Te

* Monitor performance against SLAs and escalate identified issues (as needed

* Support ad hoc projects

* Support SOX and internal audit as needed

* Participate in and / or review the following:

* Request costing master data change

* Develop operating budget (site-level)

* *Develop standard cost for products

* *Run standard cost reports and perform cost analysis

* *Collaborate with local site personnel to understand costs and determine variances explanations

* Develop and update the rolling forecast

* *Prepare materials for site-level cost reviews

* *Support OF close activities (e.g., reserve/obsolete inventory capital projects, physical inventory counts)

* Identify and drive reporting and process improvements/automation

* Ability to travel regularly to manufacturing locations

* *Ability to work in a matrix finance organization, working closely with plant cost accountants, material leger accountants, GL accounting team as well as other areas in finance where appropriate (tax, treasury, ap)

REQUIRED EDUCATION

* Bachelor s degree in Accounting/Finance/business required.

* MBA is desired

* CPA is desired

QUALIFICATIONS

* Minimum of 5+ years diversified experience in financial planning and analysis, product costing, and/or operations finance, within manufacturing (preferably the chemicals industry).

* Strong financial acumen and analytics skills.

* Ability to build effective business relationships.

* Above average ERP (SAP preferred), Excel and BI and analytics tools experience required.

* Experience with all aspects of financial reporting cycle including development of annual business plan / budget, financial projections / recurring forecasts and operations cost management required.

* Demonstrated ability or aptitude for computer systems, database management and data assimilation, SAP experience mainly in COPA (profitability analysis) module.



Competencies:

Excellent business partnering skills required.

Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with executives and management is required.

Ability to influence outcomes and set overall performance expectations.

Strong analytical skills; with an ability to ask challenging questions and get to the underlying issues.

Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and organizational savvy.

Ability to work in a matrix organization.

Strong written and oral presentations skills.

Proficient in the Microsoft office suite to include Excel and Power Point.

EEO STATEMENT

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

Keywords: FMC Corporation, Baltimore , Senior Financial Analyst, Manufacturing/Operations, Accounting, Auditing , Philadelphia, Maryland

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Accounting, Auditing Jobs


Tax Manager
Description: Tax Manager br If you are a Tax Professional with Public Accounting experience, please read on br br Top Reasons to Work with Us br We have a drive to provide excellence. Our work is focused (more...)
Company: CyberCoders
Location: Columbia
Posted on: 11/14/2019

IT Manager, Internal Audit
Description: Job Summary ul li Overall responsibility for the execution of IT audits, diverse operational integrated audits and other projects as assigned by the Vice President of Internal Audit. The Senior IT (more...)
Company: MedStar Health
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Financial Associate
Description: Summary Our Growth is Your Opportunity - Work with Purpose br br Envision a career that empowers you to use all of your unique talents to help others lead more confident, content and generous (more...)
Company: Thrivent Financial
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: 11/14/2019


Financial Controller
Description: Background in or knowledgeable
Company: Neocera
Location: Beltsville
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Financial Services
Description: The Agent Opportunity br br We look for people who: br br Want to make a positive difference in people's lives and in their community br Want a career that is both personally and financially (more...)
Company: State Farm
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Sr. Accountant
Description: Job Description At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy
Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Entry Level Financial Advisor
Description: We're More Than Insurance At Mutual of Omaha, we're not afraid to step outside the box and release the potential for ultimate success. We are a Fortune 500 company that allows you to carve your own professional (more...)
Company: Mutual of Omaha
Location: Millersville
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Tax Professional (CPA/EA)
Description: Established Certified Public Accounting firm providing accounting, tax and business consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic Region with offices in Fallston and North East Maryland. We are seeking a full (more...)
Company: Foucault & Associates, P.C.
Location: Fallston
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Financial Clearance Specialist
Description: Financial Clearance Specialist Requisition : 197693 br Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044 br Category: Finance br Work Shift: Day Shift br Work Week: Full Time 40 hours (more...)
Company: Howard County General Hospital
Location: Columbia
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Investment Banking Analyst
Description: Evergreen Advisors seeks an experienced Investment Banking Analyst for their wholly-owned broker-dealer subsidiary Evergreen Advisors Capital. This position is located in their Columbia, Maryland office. (more...)
Company: Evergreen Advisors
Location: Fork
Posted on: 11/14/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Maryland jobs by following @recnetMD on Twitter!

Baltimore RSS job feeds