Financial Analyst

Confidential Company  •  Columbus, OH

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$80K - $90K
Posted on 12/19/17 by Greg Downs
Confidential Company
Columbus, OH
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$80K - $90K
Posted on 12/19/17 Greg Downs

We are seeking a high-potential FP&A Analyst for an industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions manufacturer. The FP&A Analyst provides analyses of plans and results, contributes to annual and monthly forecasting processes, models business outcomes, and provides critical business decision support as a business partner to operations. 

The ideal candidate is:

  • Dedicated to root cause analysis that delivers insight beyond the data
  • Inquisitive, and pursues continuous learning opportunities
  • A driver of continuous improvement
  • Seeking significant business exposure and career growth potential


  • Develop models that provide insight into future business performance and/or support decision-making by business leaders
  • Maximize use of existing tools and applications to review and analyze business results that provide insights to business leaders
  • Leverage business insights from analytics to improve business forecasting through increased accuracy
  • Participate in business plan development, including completion of budget models, based on market dynamics and strategic business plans
  • Contribute to financialreporting various stakeholders and internal customers
  • Ensure the integrity of financial information through vigilant accounting and reporting accuracy
  • Review functional activities to identify continuous improvements opportunities for the business
  • Support various areas of the finance and accounting function as needed
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses, reporting, and other tasks as needed


  • 4-yeardegree in related field with strong GPA required. Advanced degree/CPA or CMA certification(s) a plus.
  • 2+ years of related experiencerequired. Manufacturing sector corporate/operating unit experiencepreferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with peers of various functions and experience throughout the organization.
  • Self-motivated and inquisitive with the desire to consistently exceed expectations.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office tools; advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience with SAP, Oracle, or similar complex ERP system a plus. Experience with Hyperion Essbasse or Hyperion Financial Management preferred.

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