Senior Analyst, Finance - Brand in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/21/2021

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 Brand Finance Senior Analyst who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio with remote & virtual capabilities.  

The Brand Finance Senior Analyst plays a critical role in key finance processes specific to SMG’s brands such as forecasting, budgeting, variance and innovation analysis. This role is instrumental in providing the information and analysis necessary to determine key business decisions for the Brand. The ideal candidate will be flexible, able to prioritize and communicate effectively, and will exhibit strong accounting and finance skills.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Key metric reporting: Point-of-Sale (POS), Sales, key launches/initiatives, profitability

  • Monthly forecasting, annual budgeting; variance analysis

  • Product lifecycle management

  • Frequent ad-hoc analysis utilized for business decisions

  • Ensure a timely and accurate month-end close; balance sheet reconciliations

  • Innovation analysis

  • Collaborate with peers to complete management reporting, customer presentations

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines; strong organizational skills

  • Financial and accounting aptitude, to analyze financial information

  • Possess solid communication skills in both verbal and written aspects

  • Strong initiative and leadership, ability to work with minimal direction

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Key Work Performed (% of time)

  • 60% Operational analysis

  • 30% Reporting

  • 10% Accounting functions (balance sheet reconciliations, month-end close, etc.)


  • Four-year degree in finance or accounting is required

  • CPA, MBA or other professional designation a plus

  • Three to five years of professional finance or accounting experience

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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