Group Senior Financial Analyst in Cranberry Township, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

This position is with the Transportation and Construction Solutions (TCS) group in Cranberry Township, PA. TCS is made up by Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products, the global leader of forged aluminum commercial vehicle wheels and Building and Construction Systems the North America market leader of architectural systems and aluminum composite products.

The Group Senior Financial Analyst role is a unique opportunity to work with a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals who are responsible for the financial reporting, compliance and business strategy support to our Group leadership. In this role you will have the opportunity to work directly with global business units and will act as business partner to our senior leaders. Our Group has a global presence, with 42 facilities in 16 countries.

The position will support key activities of the Transportation and Construction Solutions (TCS) HQ Finance team and will serve as a business partner to the BU Finance teams, Corporate FP&A, and the COE. This includes providing strategic and tactical financial analysis to key internal customers, support and analysis for the Board of Directors, and QBR meetings. This position will also support the TCS weekly/monthly forecasting and annual planning processes and perform financial analysis for the TCS Group.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Support accurate analysis and publishing of monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports ranging from consolidated financials, flash reports, closing summary, Cash from Operations analysis, Key Performance Indicators, Inventory/Working Capital analysis, and other reports necessary to help drive optimal decision making;
  • Be the SPA for the TCS weekly financial projection reporting process, directly coordinating with BU representatives the alignment and understanding of the financial projections;
  • Consolidate and understand preliminary monthly results to prepare communication and summary reports for TCS leadership and other stakeholders;
  • Work with BUs and Corporate FP&A group in coordinating activities related to preparation of monthly forecast, annual budgets, and quarterly earnings. Verify data and work with teams to rectify errors when needed;
  • Verify and consolidate financial data submitted by BUs. Analyze TCS performance drivers to support the Group, Corporate FP&A team, and other key stakeholders;
  • Analysis of market, competitors and external company performance as required by the senior leadership;
  • Work with TCS HQ Finance team on GASE analysis and control of the headquarter expenses;
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, multi-tasking work environment;
  • Drive improved linkage and standardization of financial processes globally;
  • Use and improve key financial reporting and analysis systems.

Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
  • Experience analyzing complex problems, working on ambiguous projects, making decisions and presenting results of analysis;
  • Experience diving into the details to understand issues, but can explain things in a concise manner;
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations;
  • Works well in a team environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a business analyst, financial reporting / analysis, shared serviced and /or financial auditing role;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a business analyst, financial reporting / analysis and /or financial auditing role;
  • Advanced user at Microsoft Excel (macros / VBA writing), and / or all Hyperion planning and reporting applications;
  • Experience with Oracle/Essbase querying.