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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Finance
Financial Analyst
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Springs Window Fashions | Middleton, WI
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Job Description

Description

JOB PURPOSE:

The primary function of this position is to support the operations team with analysis of facility performance, understand and communicate profitability of key manufacturing initiatives, and to work collaboratively on budgeting & forecasting. In addition, this position will assist the financial analysis on capital expenditure projects, track and monitor the performance of cost savings initiatives and ad hoc analysis as required.

JOB DUTIES:

* Understand and explain facility performance on a weekly and monthly basis. Assist in the preparation of documents for facility reviews and provide insights to key leaders during monthly updates.
* Partner with operations leaders on projects as requested. This may involve cost analysis, tracking cost reduction efforts, generating proformas for changes to production, etc.
* Assist and support the manufacturing leaders/Finance with the annual budgeting monthly rolling forecast process
* Support the financial modeling of capital expense requests. Must be able to explain the model assumptions, risks, upside, etc. and present information to others as requested
* Develop and implement continuous process improvements
* Create analysis and presentations to communicate
* Support operation/manufacturing facilities and large projects as necessary
* Be proficient in financial systems and effectively utilize tools
* Utilizes quality/process tools and methodologies
* Define and document department processes and procedures
* Presentations and deliverables are prepared with high level of attention to detail and professionalism
* Identifies waste, rework and other process inefficiencies and proactively works to improve/solve
* Periodically interview customers to determine level of satisfaction and strives to exceed expectations
* Prepare unbiased, data-driven analysis useful for decision making
* Utilize effective communication strategies to ensure collective understanding and alignment
* 10-20% Travel Requirement

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Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
* 3-5 years related experience with sufficient business acumen to understand variances and escalate as necessary
* The preferred candidate is a professional with an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business with 3-5 years of experience in finance or accounting field. Cost accounting/manufacturing experience a plus but not necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

* Requires knowledge of financial modeling including make/buy analysis, IRR as well as financial statement analysis
* Ability to apply analytical tools and present findings using effective communication strategies
* Strong business acumen with the drive to dig into issues and ability to create ad hoc analysis
* Ability to work directly with senior management
* Clearly defines and utilizes processes in daily work; looks for innovative ways to streamline work processes and involves stakeholders
* Problem identification and problem solving skills are critical
* Knowledge and ability to drive projects and assignments to completion
* Organizational skills and effective time management are essential

About Springs Window Fashions

Springs Window Fashions has a long, successful heritage in the manufacturing of innovative blinds, shades and drapery hardware for the consumer's home under the brand names of Bali®, Graber® and Nanik® and for many private label accounts. Springs Window Fashions' mission is to be the leading provider of fashionable and functional high-quality window treatments that represent value to our customers. We set the standard for total quality and superior products through fashion leadership and continuous availability of fresh, new products. Springs Window Fashions has sales, marketing and manufacturing expertise at its facilities located in: Middleton, WI - Corporate Headquarters Montgomery, PA - Customer Service Williamsport, PA - Customer Service Groveport, OH - Distribution Center Grayling, MI Reno, NV Reynosa, Mexico Tijuana, Mexico Victoria, Mexico Green By Nature At Springs Window Fashions, being "green" isn't just a fad or a label on a product. It's deeply embedded in both the nature of our company and our window treatments. This commitment to respecting the earth is a long-term part of our philosophy that guides us as we conduct business. As a socially-responsible company, we're constantly searching for ways to reduce waste, save energy, eliminate hazardous materials and improve indoor air quality to lessen our impact on the environment. Our people, processes and window treatments are all key components of this commitment. We vow that our environmental initiatives will always be connected back to a real consumer need or benefit and that our eco-friendly claims will be supported by solid statistics. While we realize that being "green" is a journey with no end-point, Springs Window Fashions is continuing along the path that we began paving nearly a decade ago. As an industry leader in environmentally-sound window coverings, Springs Window Fashions truly is "green by nature.