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Senior Analyst, FP&A N.A. Mtkg Commercialization

Chicago, Illinois Job ID 10721
This position reports to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, NA Mktg Commercialization and works very closely with Marketing and Customer Marketing teams in providing business decision support, general financial analysis and control to the Air Care business. The successful candidate will bring a broad business perspective to the position, act as a sounding board and liaison to business support groups, and participate directly in the formulation of business plans.

Job Details:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with brand management to prepare budgets and forecasts that achieve sales, share and profit targets. Anticipate problems and develop contingency plans, including identifying risks/opportunities and recommending changes in support or strategy.
  • Perform complex finance activities, including monthly and ad hoc financial statement analysis and commentary, pricing analytics, and scenario modeling. Ensure accuracy of monthly and year-end financial statements.
  • Proficient in ROI analytics and trade-off analysis of marketing spend. Provide financial counsel to cross-functional teams, improving decision making and developing solutions to address business issues.
  • Serve as a key business advisor to brand management, providing timely and in-depth analyses of planned and executed marketing programs.
  • Manage net working capital by facilitating S&OP process with inventory and business planning teams to ensure that optimal supply and demand decisions are made. Leads S&OP Step 4 (Integrated Reconciliation) and drives SKU optimization efforts.
  • Drive Delivered Profit improvement by working cross-functionally to identify and implement cost savings projects.
  • Lead special projects across NA that support corporate initiatives/objectives; identify and implement best practices across NA finance; develop processes to improve efficiency or increase analytical capabilities.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • BBA Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience in cost management, sales finance, exposure to marketing/strategic business issues, significant analytical projects, and fundamental accounting.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Quick adaptability to multiple computer systems.
  • Proven, successful track record showing steady increase in responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated analytical skillset (i.e., complex financial analysis, discounted cash flow/project valuation) and financial statement management (P&L analysis and modeling).
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally and make meaningful contributions to a team. Ability to influence, lead projects and effectively collaborate to achieve objectives and produce results.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization.
  • Familiarity with BPC and SAP.
  • Ability to implement and monitor internal controls and develop process improvements.

Job Requirements:

  • Full time position based in the Chicago office.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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