The Hillman Group

  • Financial Analyst - Commercial

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2018 8:16 AM)
    Requisition ID
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    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Highly visible and key member of the Commercial Finance team focused on development of the company’s annual operating plan, forecasting, and financial analysis functions. Performs a variety of finance functions to support the maintenance of accurate financial records. Great opportunity for someone looking to grow career and progress into higher level financial roles.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    Key responsibilities include performing in-depth data analysis and communicating results and recommendations to Field Sales organization and cross-functional teams across the business.  


    • Continuous evaluation of financial feasibility of the business strategy
    • Identifying opportunities to increase profitability of existing accounts by; investigating sales and margin performance, risk evaluation, pricing parameters.
    • Provide expertise of the financial model; focusing on unleveraged, leveraged cost and margin analysis
    • Build annual Budgets and quarterly Forecast for Sales, RD&A, Operating Expenses
    • Understand the Sales relations to market factors; regression and correlation analysis
    • Analyze market, POS and monitor trends for monthly Sales forecast
    • Continuous support on pricing strategy for new/existing customers to balance competitiveness with profitability (PCRs)
    • Publish monthly reporting for Field Sales organization such as:
      • Territory/Region Sales Reporting
      • Territory/Region T&E Reporting



    • Personal Leadership - Takes initiative, and follows through on promises; accepts responsibility for mistakes; protects confidentiality; voices disagreement with tact; accepts & implements change.
    • Internal & External Customer Service - Exhibits cooperative behavior; anticipates customer needs & initiates service in a timely manner; exceeds service expectations at all times.
    • Communication - Communicates verbal & written information in a clear, concise manner; invites contact and listens with respect; responds to voice and email in a timely manner.
    • Teamwork - Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; interacts well with various personalities; shares resources; supports team decisions; contributes to team projects when asked.
    • Results Oriented - Possesses current industry & job knowledge; is organized & efficient; demonstrates effective time management & multi-tasking skills; makes decisions in a timely manner.



    Education & Experience:

    • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with concentration either in Accounting, Finance, and Economics.
    • 2 years+ accounting or finance required related experience.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

    • Above average computer skills, primarily Excel. Proficient in Word and PowerPoint.
    • Worked / Obtain knowledge on ERP systems; preferred E1 JDE
    • Experienced with Microsoft Analytical Systems or Hyperion (not required)
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Proven track record of challenging status quo and driving business performance through financial analytics


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