Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis


St. Louis, MO, US

Req ID:  4145
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

The Senior Analyst, Global FP&A will support the company’s key business processes including operational planning, quarterly forecasting, monthly outlooks, monthly reporting business reviews, and will support leadership with actionable and timely business insights.  This role will work collaboratively with the Director of FP&A & Cost Excellence and finance partners across the business (NA Finance, Int’l, Ecomm, Operations, Overheads) to coordinate our efforts in understanding key business drivers. This role will also provide end to end dedicated support for select global Overheads functions as well as support tracking of Global projects. This person will have strong business and financial acumen, and demonstrated capabilities to work collaboratively with others, and experience working in a complex and fast paced environment.


This position with have a hybrid schedule of two times per week in either our St. Louis, MO or Shelton, CT office


Universal Accountabilities

  • Maintain Global financial calendar inclusive of Board meetings, governance cadence, external reporting, ABP and forecast timelines
  • Report and Evaluate Business results (including Actuals and forecasts) across Total EPC; ensure  alignment across business area to understand results and drive performance
    • Ensure financial data is maintained in consistent formats and that business partners are trained in use and understanding of the reports and analysis to be able to take action upon financial results for their areas of the business
    • Provide detailed performance analytics to support:
      • Analysis of actual results against Budget, Forecast, and Prior Year, ensuring consistency of all reporting requirements from functions and operating units
      • Delivery of monthly performance report to CFO and ELT
      • Analysis of forecast and financial outlook results against Budget and Prior Year with delivery of synthesized materials identifying key issues
      • Review materials from Business units and synthesize the key messages
      • Summarize key findings (i) as basis for action plans to improve results, (ii) as input into next Forecast or Outlook
  • Partner with business and functional leads across select global OH functions to monitor, track, forecast and drive performance across operating cost areas
    • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the critical issues/business drivers and opportunities within all areas of the business
    • Provide visibility and understanding of 3rd party spending
    • Drive an environment of cost excellence by partnering with functional areas to identify opportunities, manage risks and track savings where applicable
  • Provide comprehensive analytics to support:
    • All aspects of quarterly earnings preparation, including aligning questions and analytics with the business (maintain earnings binder)
    • Delivery of all financial/business performance board materials
  • Provide ad hoc project support on global initiatives within the Global Finance team (including project spend tracking)
  • Support development of simplified and streamlined reporting and tracking across areas to drive efficiencies


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or other relevent degree 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of finance experience in Global Finance organization
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and effectively identify and synthesize key messages
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Analytical rigor
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience with SAP
  • Highly proficient in Excel and MS Office


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Direct and proven experience as a Financial Analyst
  • Essebase & Hyperion Planning experience preferred
  • Experience in the CPG industry preferred
  • MBA degree preferred


Work Environment

  • Reports to: Director, FP&A & Cost Excellence
  • Collaboration and interaction with the broader finance team across commercial areas and FP&A
  • Travel as needed (minimal)


The salary range for this position is $72,000 - 108,000. Actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance. 





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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