Sr. Financial Analyst - Supply Chain

Patterson Companies   •  

Saint Paul, MN

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 169 days ago

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Data Strategy

  • Dig in to truly understand where data comes from across Patterson’s systems (both financial & operational) and the usefulness of that data in improving results for the company
  • Scrutinize the operational tools being used across Sourcing, Transportation & Supply Chain to find opportunities to improve how those tools are being used (ie, Demand Planning systems).   Work with business partners to implement those ideas.
  • Deliver any routine reporting required by the business on a weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis.

Financial Planning

  • Lead the annual planning process for Sourcing, Transportation & Supply Chain, building models that summarize the financial/budgetary needs of these organizations and advocating for changes needed in future years.
  • Load budgets and monitor results against budgets throughout the fiscal year

Analytics & Insight

  • Ensure your analysis is delivering insight to your partners, not just reporting & data.   Analysis should answer questions, drive action and lead to decision-making.      
  • Show an ability to ask the “next question” and anticipate the needs of business & financial leaders
  • Identify areas where decisions are not being made using the best data & information, and then build plans to close those gaps

Team Leadership

  • Act as an informal mentor to other finance employees
  • Stay connected with Finance peers throughout the organization, looking for opportunities for collaboration & career development


Minimum Qualifications (Below are examples):

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Finance roles with progressively challenging roles
  • Advanced Proficiency in Excel
  • Demonstrated experience managing massive data sets to deliver insight
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications (Below are examples):

  • Pursuit of an MBA (or intention to do so in the next 5 years) is desirable, but not required

Job ID 2018-7584