At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you'd fit in great with us!
We are looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst who will grow at our Marysville, OH location.
One a day-to-day basis this person will assist with month-end close processes; maintaining key business metrics according to company requirements; and responding quickly and accurately to ad-hoc management requests.
In this role you will:
Gather and analyze financial data to develop fact-based, actionable conclusions provided to executive management to make long-term strategic decisions
Develop, interpret, and implement financial reporting, forecasting, and budget content.
Develop, prepare, analyze, and distribute daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management reports.
Assist in preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts.
Provide analysis of actual versus budget amounts.
Assist in month-end close process including but not limited to preparing detailed account analysis, preparing reports necessary for validating general ledger balances, preparing journal entries, ensuring data is properly recorded to provide accurate costing of departmental activities, performing analytical activities to ensure accurate financial reporting.
Reconcile all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure proper valuation of assets and liabilities.
Review coding of accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of actual expenses versus planned expenditures.
Review general ledger activity to ensure activity is properly recorded and reflected in general ledger.
Assist with the development and implementation of accounting and finance policies and procedures.
Assist with related special projects as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
The perfect person will have:
B.S. degree in accounting or finance
Minimum 3 years experience in a financial analysis or accounting function
Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and Access: and other reporting tools
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages
Ability to work with all levels of management
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Strong General Ledger skills
Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
Some other nice to have's:
Minimum 3 years SAP experience or similar ERP system
Experience in manufacturing environment
This is what we will bring to the table:
Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.
A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company.
Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
Generous vacation day policy.
Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it's like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network
The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.
The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.
Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.
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Notification to Agencies:
Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.