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Senior Finance Analyst, FP&A

Location: 

Shelton, CT, US

Req ID:  2673
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

  • Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A will support the financial processes, systems and studies that support planning and forecasting for North America including operational planning, quarterly forecasting, monthly outlooks, monthly reporting business reviews.
  • This role will provide brand and sales support for the Grooming BU providing inputs to help drive decision making across the P&L.  The FP&A Analyst will partner with the BU Finance Lead to support Brand A&P spend along with providing financial insights to support Sales Strategy and Innovation across the BU.
  • This role will also support the NA overhead analysis and management across all BUs. Strong cross-functional partnering across 15+ cost center owners to further manage SGA targets and identify areas of stronger ROI opportunities.
  • In this role you will be expected to deliver timely, relevant, and accurate analysis that leads to efficient and effective commercial processes. Championing day to day process simplification efforts is also a critical expectation for this role.  

 

Accountabilities:

  • Provides financial support on the planning, reporting, and analysis of financial results vs PY, ABP and latest forecast down to segment profit and Operating profit
  • Provides support to the FP&A Manager and other functional and operational leaders by providing Ad-Hoc analysis that can help drive forward looking decision making to ensure the successful delivery of Edgewell financial results 
  • Co-manages SG&A planning and forecast process across the US market
  • Provide financial planning and analysis support to commercial team leaders 
  • Partner with Marketing and Sales Strategy to manage Advertising and Promotional spend and Sales forecast
  • Support Annual Business Plan and quarterly financial forecasts development and submission
  • Analyze actual P&L operating results and provides variance analysis and reporting to department heads and Finance Management  
  • Requires strong technical and analytical skills, self-motivation, and ability to interact with diverse business managers and leaders at varying levels of the company  

 

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance  
  • 5-6 years of financial analytical experience   
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external business partners 
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment  
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritize based on business strategies and objectives 

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Hyperion Planning and SAP (or other ERP) experience
  • Experience in the CPG industry preferred
  • Additional degrees of certifications preferred e.g. MBA, CPA, CMA

 

Edgewell Values and Behaviors

Values/Behaviors

What does this look like for the role?

People First

  • Build relationships
  • Invest in our people
  • Celebrate and include
  • Contribute to our communities
  • Builds authentic working relationship with Brand and Sales managers/analyst
  • Celebrates and include others
  • Contributes to creating a positive team environment

Move Forward

  • Try, create and learn
  • Be decisive
  • Bounces back and learns from mistakes made
  • Takes responsibility and accountability for making timely decisions
  • Fosters an environment where their team feels comfortable taking risks, even if they fail

Listen up, Speak up

  • Say it straight
  • Listen to understand
  • Gives honest and open feedback
  • Encourages others to openly share and strive to fully understand what others are saying

 

Own it, together

  • Get it done
  • Do it together
  • Being self-motivated to get things done
  • Holds self-accountable for personal, team and organizational performance goals

 

Work Environment

  • Closely collaborates with a cross functional commercial team which requires some work hour flexibility
  • Hybrid work environment aligned with function guidelines
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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