Senior Financial Analyst

Whirlpool Benton Harbor , MI 49022

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID: 30006

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Senior Financial Analyst

Function Overview

You will lead and manage critical business and financial initiatives throughout the company. You will also influence business decisions through the analysis of major investments, drive meaningful reporting, and lead forecasting and analysis of the business. While doing so, you will have the opportunity to apply finance skills, strengthen business acumen, and accelerate your professional career in a Fortune 200 consumer products company with a global presence. You will have an opportunity to work in treasury, corporate accounting, control functions or/and to supporting regional businesses in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Product Development, and Procurement.

Job Responsibilities

Forecasting and Planning

  • Provide near and long-range forecasting to enhance strategic decision making (strategy planning, annual profit plan, and monthly outlook)
  • Review financial results in Annual Profit Plan to ensure reasonability and consistency with overall financial objectives

Manage and drive process efficiency

  • Deliver continuous improvements in the Annual Profit Planning and monthly outlook processes to drive simplification and overall reduction to the processing and cycle time of the planning process

  • Utilize knowledge of processes and systems to advise cross-functional teams on appropriate data sources for analysis

  • Drive improvements in key financial processes to optimize efficiency and quality of data

Drive Analytical Insights for Process partner

  • Deliver analytical insights and influence decision-making by influencing category and channel finance leaders

  • Establish relationships with process partners in the finance organization that facilitate effective collaboration and drive positive change in our processes

Influence and lead key business decisions

  • Collaborate with individuals across North America finance organization to ensure effective and accurate financial reporting processes and internal controls

  • Serve as a leader within the supported operational team to ensure effective and timely decisions

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional presence and proven ability to lead teams and influence others

  • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of the organization as well as cross-functionally

  • Achievement oriented with the ability to work independently

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines

  • Preferred System proficiency: SAP, BPC, Access, Business Objects, ERP system

  • Required System proficiency: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and google tools (sheets & slides)

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About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Nearest Major Market: Niles

Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

Job Segment: ERP, Procurement, SAP, Technology, Operations


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