Analyst, Finance in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Finance Analyst who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio with Virtual capabilities.  

The Finance Analyst (FA) will provide financial & analytical support to the Finance team, and e-commerce Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain teams. They will be responsible for tracking and reporting on key metrics to help benefit the e-commerce and finance leaders. The FA will have a strong balance of quantitative analytical skills, creativity and business acumen. In addition, the FA will need to demonstrate initiative, time management skills, flexibility, creativity in an often ambiguous environment, and the ability to interact effectively with multiple business partners & functions.  They will be involved in building pricing and promotions, building sales forecasts, profit center management. Portfolio will include omni-channel retailers, emerging accounts, Next Gen Brands, Aerogarden, and Amazon.

In this role you will:

  • Utilize enterprise information systems (SAP/BW) for data analysis.

  • Work closely with finance & cross functional teams to create value-added reporting.

  • Assist in the monthly forecast process & annual budget.

  • Prepare Sales with pricing negotiations by quoting retailers using Price Fx tool.

  • Tracking trade spend across customer portfolio

  • Visualize data using Tableau and other software for sales metric reporting.

  • Analyze data for trends and insight on margin protection programs.

  • Participate in statistical analysis projects.

  • Present data-driven recommendations on retailer pricing agreements.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting or finance.

  • Internship or other relevant experience in finance, accounting and/or analytics.

  • Experience using SAP and BW preferred.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite due to the amount of time spent analyzing data.

  • Strong analytical and statistical skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

  • Able to work effectively cross-functionally within the organization.

  • Able to manage multiple tasks at the same time, often pivoting.

  • Strong initiative to work proactively and show a results-oriented mindset.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law

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