Bakelite Job Banner

Senior Financial Analyst, Operations

Atlanta, GA, USA Req #106
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
We are charting the course for the next-generation chemical company. We may be a new company, but our roots are more than a century old, dating back to the creation of Bakelite. We saw then what we see now: The boundless possibilities of science and curiosity. Our innovations include Bakelite, Durite, Cellobond and Resonance. From trains to planes to everyday household items, we are improving thousands of products around the world today. Like the lightweight plastic, Bakelite is strong, durable, and its potential allows for its future to be molded into infinite shapes - and we're looking for talented and passionate people to help us create that future and the products that will change the world tomorrow.

ABOUT THE POSITION

As a primary business partner, this role creates value for the organization by providing financial and analytical support for several manufacturing facilities in North America. You will be an economic thinker and will provide actionable manufacturing analysis, cost analysis and benchmark reporting, and be able to identify and implement process improvements. As a visible member of our team, you will embrace our respectful challenge culture and collaboratively partner with key leaders and stakeholders throughout the business.  A strong candidate for this role is also expected to bring an aptitude and desire for problem solving, adopting and promoting the use of new technologies, learning new systems, creating tools, and transforming processes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Key business partner to Plant Manager and facility leadership teams
  • Report and analyze monthly results and trends
  • Provide analytical support on capital and major expense projects
  • KPI and cost benchmarking/bet tracking and analysis
  • Planning and forecasting ownership
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Consolidate and standardize reporting activities
  • Provide input and recommendations for process improvements
  • Cross-knowledge sharing and support for the Analyst team

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:

  • Previous experience in a role(s) with a focus on financial analysis, accounting, strategy and/or economic modeling
  • Understanding of key accounting and financial concepts, business drivers and key performance indicators 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business 
  • Experience with ERP and integrated accounting system experience
  • Advanced or higher-level MS Excel skills (pivot tables and reporting, working with macros, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation)
  • Experience with data analysis/visualization tools beyond Microsoft Excel (i.e., Power BI, Alteryx, Tableau)
  • Manufacturing industry experience (chemical products a plus)
  • Cost analytics experience and/or financial modeling experience
  • Familiarity with the use of NPV, IRR, ROI and other valuation metrics
  • Experience working with a large volume of data from multiple sources, performing analysis and presenting a point of view to key stakeholders
  • Process Improvement / Process Transformation / Process Implementation experience
  • Previous roles with heavy ad hoc analysis requirements
  • Ability to travel up to 20%, including overnight stays
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law. 

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years or age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies. Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. This company participates in E-Verify.  For additional details, click HERE.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have satisfactory work performance. Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to an employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Other details

  • Min Hiring Rate $73,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $121,600.00
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Atlanta, GA, USA