Advanced MS Excel skills required, including logical and reference formulas, financial functions, correlation through pivots and logic, best practice structure/design, assumption toggling, and formatting for executive presentations.
Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities; perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports.
Provide timely, insightful, and relevant analysis of financial results on a period and ad hoc basis. Assist in driving Division performance through proactively analyzing profitability and returns at the segment, product, and customer level.
Provides primary analytical support for a line of business and/or functional area, including the assimilation of financial information and metrics for monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts and executive management dashboard content.
The position reports to the Cloquet mill controller and is responsible for management cost accounting, variance analysis and financial reporting, period-end financial closings, preparation of annual budget and periodic forecasts and operational improvement projects.
This role will perform financial analyses related to promotional programs, investment opportunities, marketing campaigns, new product development, and other strategic initiatives as well as forecast/analyze P&L dynamics and growth/return increase scenarios.