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Financial Analyst

Company: Novolex
Location: Covington
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?
Novolex - is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

  • Expected Travel: Approximately 10%

    Our Sustainability Commitment
    The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.
    How You'll Perform the Role
    The Financial Analyst will assist with the implementation and maintaining responsibility for a reporting system that gives a detailed analysis of the division's sales results as compared to budgets, forecasts, and prior years. This role will assist the Commercial Finance Manager in partnering with the North American sales team in the development of the annual sales plan, as well as reforecasts. The Financial Analyst will report to the Commercial Finance Manager.
    • Assist with comparing and analyzing actual sales results with prior year, budget and forecasts.
    • Develop detailed monthly sales analyses by customer, channel and item.
    • Month end reporting for business unit internal reports, divisional and corporate requests.
    • Develop full understanding of customer programs and discounts.
    • Support Commercial Finance Manager in partnering with sales team to development the annual sales budget and reforecast.
    • Analyze a wide variety of data to identify opportunities to improve forecasting methods, including performance monitoring and reporting against expectations, trend analysis, and forecasts.
    • Ad hoc reporting for corporate.
    • Support Commercial Finance Manager in partnering with operations team to ensure demand and sales planning are in sync.
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Assist in the development of value-added financial analysis for use by the organization to improve overall results. This includes customer profitability, product profitability, and SKU profitability analyses.
    • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
    • Participate in cross-functional business improvement initiatives
    • Interface with senior leadership team
      What We Need From You
      • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related Business field.
      • At least 1 years of experience in a Finance or Accounting role
      • Experience in Manufacturing industry is a plus
      • CPA / CMA / MBA or advanced degree is a plus
      • Clearly understand integrated financial systems and the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
      • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
      • Proven analytical and financial skills, demonstrated strong economic thinking
      • Excellent business partnership skills
      • Must be flexible in a dynamic environment and have the ability to change priorities
      • Willing to lead change, improve processes, and solve problems
        What You'll Get From Us
        BenefitsWith safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.
        Community EngagementAt Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.
        Training and DevelopmentWe offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.
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        Job Reference: US01291

Keywords: Novolex, Covington , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Covington, Kentucky

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