Senior Business Analyst

Electrolux   •  

Charlotte, NC

8 - 10 years

Posted 239 days ago

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Senior Business Analyst

The Senior Business Analyst has overall financial responsibility and accountability for the Ownership Solutions business units of Direct toConsumer, Consumer Engagement Center and Extended Service Agreements.  This position will serve as a credible, knowledgeable and trusted resource to the Senior Director of the business units and the SVP Ownership Solutions.   He/she is expected to actively engage with and support the Directors and extended team in execution of the business strategy and attainment of financial goals for the business unit.  The Senior Business Analyst will provide sound financial leadership through data-driven business insight, collaborative working relationships, and proven business acumen.


  • Ensure financial plans are consistent with organizational short to mid-term goals and long term strategy
  • Communicate effectively with senior management and influence decision making
  • Contribute effectively to team efforts
  • Develop strong working relationships with business partners, peers, sector management, and global support staff

Monitor & Manage Day to Day Financial Activities

  • Apply Continuous Improvement focused approach (Plan, Do, Check, Act Cycle)
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions
  • Establish and monitor metrics for assessing business unit’s performance relative to strategic objectives and goals
  • Achieve objectives by analyzing and understanding variances and initiating corrective actions
  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls to protect and efficiently manage assets
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures
  • Support cost out initiatives with analysis and recommendations
  • Develop price strategies for products and channels and control process for execution

Management Reporting and KPIs

  • Provide status of financial condition and implications of ongoing business decisions by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
  • Prepare and publish accurate and timely periodic financial statements, management reports, and KPI dashboards
  • Create special reports as needed by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Budget & Forecasting

  • Develop budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans
  • Produce monthly forecasts and weekly Risk & Opportunity updates
  • Prepare Pro-formas and What If scenario analysis

Product Development, Project Controlling & Investment Management

  • Lead and ensure successful completion of all financial deliverables pertaining to product development and project controlling work streams
  • Evaluate (ROI, Payback Period, IRR, NPV) and prioritize capital projects; allocate and manage resources 
    Prepare Investment Requests and required follow-ups


  • Manage and execute special projects
  • Additional Controller responsibilities as necessary

Minimum Qualification

  • BA in Finance or related field of study required; MBA a plus
  • 7+ years of progressive accounting/financial analysis experience required, including minimum 2 years of leadership experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation preferred
  • Prior Financial Controller and Project Management experience a plus


  • Highly performance orientated, recognizing what is achievable and which factors inhibit
  • Innovative mindset with ability to execute strategic initiatives and drive performance
  • Exceptional technical and analytical skills with ability to translate data from multiple sources into meaningful information and business insight
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast paced financial environment
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills for negotiating, presenting, and resolving complex issues
  • Strong executive presence and a positive cultural leader, champion, and motivator
  • Outstanding expertise and leadership across all aspects of the finance function.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability, drive and curiosity to quickly and fully understand the Accessories & D2C business
  • Demonstrated process improvement experience and work ethic
  • Impeccable financial and commercial judgment, able to navigate in the Company’s competitive marketplace, make/contribute to timely decisions
  • A well-developed strategic perspective on business decisions and able tomaintain a big picture view while also paying attention to detail
  • Provide insightful analysis, perspectives, and constructive challenge toenable informed decision-making and proactively drive performance
  • Assesses and manages risk


  • Highest ethical standards, impeccable character, integrity and seasoned judgment 
  • Visible passion for the business and capability to motivate and have a broad sphere of influence on the overall business
  • A hardworking, high-energy individual with a significant amount of stamina and drive
  • A hands-on leader, who can roll-up his/her sleeves and get involved in running the business in a dynamic manner
  • Respects company culture