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Financial Analysis Manager I

Company: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH
Location: Joliet
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJoin Ecolab in Joliet, IL as our Finance Manager, supporting our Joliet, IL site and Huntington, IN site, reporting to the Controller. This role involves accounting and financial analysis as it relates to annual budgeting, forecasting, month-end close activities, analysis of potential capital and TPM projects for viability purposes, analysis and explanation of monthly results, and possibly active participation in teams relating to TPM/productivity/loss improvements. The Finance Manager will be called upon for high levels of interaction with the Huntington Plant Leadership Team as it relates to reporting numbers, answering finance or accounting questions, forecasting, and generating useful financial analysis allowing for decision-making to drive the plant. The Finance Manager will also be called upon for high levels of interaction with the Joliet Plant Leadership Team as it relates to material loss: managing material loss analyses, key contributor to site material loss team, assisting in analyzing viability of potential projects, forecasting, analysis and explanation of monthly results, and E&O reporting.What You Will Do:

  • Prepare and distribute the daily and weekly material loss reporting and analyses.
  • Key contributor to the material loss team - assisting in understanding site losses, assisting in generating ideas for projects, and analyzing the viability of potential projects.
  • In partnership with plant leadership - report on weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting of material loss spend, including monthly forecasts and reconciliations of actual results to forecast.
  • In partnership with plant leadership - analyze, develop, and guide in E&O reporting and drive results in lowering the E&O reserve.
  • Coordinates preparation of annual budget with focus on reduction of year over year costs in line with communicated deadlines.
  • Ensure inventory is accurate and accounted for in accordance with all applicable guidelines (SOX, Internal Controls, inventory cycle counts, etc.) for both Joliet, IL and Huntington, IN sites.
    • Perform journal entries pertaining to material loss and other adhoc entries.
    • Manage annual internal SOX Audits/Reviews and work with external auditors to complete all requests in a timely basis with no major gaps or level 1 findings for the Joliet, IL site. As needed for the Huntington, IN site.
    • Investigate and resolve costing issues in a timely basis for the Joliet, IL and Huntington, IN site.
    • Work to strengthen the credibility of the Finance department in all aspects (expertise, accuracy, responsiveness, etc.)
    • Perform all activities keeping SOX/Internal Audit compliance forefront of mind.
    • Ad hoc reporting and data management. Support/lead ad hoc projects within our finance team.Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
      • Minimum 7 years of finance, accounting or related experience
      • High level of computer literacy, including experience in Microsoft Excel and SAP/Business Intelligence (BI)Preferred Qualifications:
        • CPA, MBA
        • Prior experience in Supply Chain or Manufacturing Operations
        • Proven financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills
        • Demonstrated ability to lead/drive financial performance and process improvement
        • Superior written and verbal communication skills including ability to interact across multiple levels of management
        • Detail-oriented; ability to work with multiple stakeholders and manage multiple priorities
        • Hyperion Financial Management (HFM/EPM) experience
        • Experience working in SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access#li-uscfBenefitsEcolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. to see our benefits.If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at Vaccine NoticeDue to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Ecolabwill provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) withourapplication process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and requireaccommodationassistance in this applicationprocess,pleasecall Ecolab Recruiting Supportat(866) 841-6682forassistance.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionAt Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH, Joliet , Financial Analysis Manager I, Accounting, Auditing , Joliet, Illinois

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