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Senior Financial Analyst with The Scotts Miracle Gro Company in North America,–Ohio

Type of position Permanent
Employer The Scotts Miracle Gro Company
Location North America,–Ohio
Salary DOE
Closing date of competition 11/24/2019
Date position available 10/25/2019
Description of duties

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst who will join our Finance team.

This position can be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/ . Also open to someone based in Ft Madison, IA with eventual relocation to Marysville, OH.

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible to assist multiple facilities (manufacturing and distribution) (local and non-local) in financial performance tracking and reporting. This role supports the Controller by assisting in the monthly close process, forecasting and budgeting. The Senior Financial Analyst may be asked to identify and/or assist in the implementation of cost savings opportunities, process and procedure improvements, and other special projects. They work with plant management to ensure forecast and budget compliance.

What you’ll do in this role:
* Assist in the monthly close process, including general ledger accounting, account reconciliation, variance analysis and plant reporting.
* Assist in monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process.
* Work with plant cost center owners in compliance with forecast and budget spending.
* Individual must be capable of assisting in identifying, creating and implementing solutions to procedure issues and enhance financial reporting.
* Must be able to identify and articulate process issues and attempt to formulate solutions.
* Must be able to work on accounting and operational issues that require communicating with various levels of the organization (production associates to Corporate finance).
* Responsible for interacting with a wide variety of people and functions.
* Special projects.

What you’ll need to be successful:
* 2-7 years of professional Accounting or Finance experience.
* Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
* High degree of financial analysis to help interpret financial data.
* Demonstrates passion for customers, consumers, and associates.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
* Strong and effective communicator internally and externally.
* Operates with a sense of ownership.

Some other nice to have’s:
* Cost Accounting experience preferred.
* Manufacturing accounting/finance experience.
* SAP / R3 experience.
* Business warehouse skills.
* CPA, CMA, MBA or other professional designation.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):
* Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
* Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
* Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
* Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
* Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
* Generous vacation day policy.
* Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

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