Sr. Financial Analyst - Global Supply Chain Management


Waterbury, CT

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 41 days ago

  by    John Melillo

Sr. Financial Analyst - Global Supply Chain Management

Position Summary:

The Integration & Transportation role will be primarily responsible for supporting the Global Supply Management (GSM) Organization Integration and Global Transportation ($500M Spend)through a wide array of analytics and reporting activities. The GSM Organization is roughly 350 people world-wide and manages $7B in overall company spend.

This role will play a key role as the Project Management/Finance Support for all integrations and will be the primary point of contact for the various transportation procurement Directors. They will work closely to ensure finance integration activity is being achieves, manage project productivity and working capital results, refine reporting metrics and rhythms, bring visibility into the transportationcategory spend, and help identify opportunities for future initiatives via deep data analytics.

The individual must be capable of leading change, building productive relationships across business units and functions, and must have a strong appetite for challenge and growth. Being able to bring enthusiasm, responsiveness, vision and solutions to the team is a key aspect of this role.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with large amounts of data to standardize reporting and consolidate views in order to facilitate speed in decision making and actions
  • Analyze available data and work to bring increased visibility into current gaps
  • Understand the core functions of Integration and Transportation spend categories and provide guidance and partnership to sourcing teams
  • The sole owner of standard & concise reporting, detailed analysis, and tracking for various GSM leaders and Transportation leads
  • Recommend & drive improvement opportunities across the GSM organization
  • Assess financial impacts of external drivers such as currency changes, commodity inflation, unit volumes & estimate the actual and forecasted impacts to the cost base
  • Assist with linking the performance of the GSM team to the financial statements (P&L | Balance Sheet)
  • Embrace a mentality of driving out process waste and making continual improvements
  • Support development of supplier strategies by understanding financial positions of suppliers & the leveraging points
  • Create presentations in support of budgets, strategic plans, quarterly reviews, monthly results etc.
  • Provide the financial perspective & input to key initiatives & partners on internal improvement plans


  • Bachelors Degree In Finance
  • Masters in Finance or MBA preferred
  • Participation in a formal Financial Leadership Program a plus
  • Analytical skills | Be able to quickly identify key messages & set leadership on an efficient path for action
  • Communication | Clear & engaging, needs level of comfort operating in a heavily matrixed organization
  • Project Management | effectively manage multiple deliverables and priorities across teams
  • Knowledge of Hyperion, SAP, Business Objects and key procurement solutions such as Ariba
  • Mastery of Excel & PowerPoint as two heavily used tools
  • Knowledge of procurement and key performance factors is helpful
  • Process implementation experience
  • Energy, vision and a dependability are three necessary strengths
  • Can work without constant instruction with a high level of self-confidence and produce results quickly


$80K - $100K
$80K - $100K base, +Other bonus