Senior Financial Business Analyst
Finance
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2018-06-30

Electrolux North America, Inc., a $5 billion manufacturing and sales subsidiary of AB Electrolux, is seeking a Product Line Senior Business Analyst. This position has overall responsibility and accountability for understanding and communicating the Food Preparation Product Line’s financial position.

It is also responsible for providing financial support to the Product Line Team by creating and maintaining periodic reports that analyze and communicate actual performance and the implications of ongoing business decisions as well as forecasting future performance. The Senior Business Analyst position is a critical link between the sales and marketing, operations and product line groups, and provides valuable insight on a daily basis to the financial performance through its analysis and reporting. The Senior Business Analyst position will take day-to-day direction from the Product Line Team and Finance Manager for the Food Preparation Product Line, and will funnel information through the various departments in the finance organization as needed, ensuring one consistent approach/method is used across the Sector.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Preparation of timely and accurate financial reports to management
  • Interpretation and communication of financial performance, implications, recommendations
  • Project cash flow analysis – line extensions, new products, etc.
  • Pricing and cost analysis – impact on volumes and margins
  • Profitability analysis of specific products and programs
  • Various ad hoc analysis including reviewing proposals for major capital expenditures relative to their  conformity with corporate planning and economic justification, finished goods sourcing economic/financial analysis, resource allocation recommendation
  • Work closely with the Finance Teams within the Sector, R&D, Marketing, Sales and Pricing to ensure information flow and delivery of targets for the Product Line P&L
  • Provide annual projections, periodic forecasts, and business architecture (profitability per channel/platform/market) analyses as required
  • Investment request analysis
  • “Closing the Gap” activities regarding the business financial targets – exploring all alternatives
  • Understanding Electrolux accounting policies and procedures and making informed business decisions according to policy is an underlying responsibility of all Electrolux financial personnel.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • Robust business understanding
  • 5-7 years of financial analysis experience including 
    • sales trends analysis
    • customer and consumer marketing analysis
    • resource allocation analysis
    • capital investment analysis

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Experience working with and advising senior management of financial and business strategies
  • Highly motivated / Driven / Proactive approach to business needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to thrive in a ‘matrix’ organization
  • Ability to adjust/react quickly to changes and changing priorities
  • Ability to drive change
  • Unquestionable business ethics and integrity
  • Structured, operative, pragmatic attitude and approach to tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP preferred, and JD Edwards knowledge a plus