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

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

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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 Senior Financial Analyst in our TBD offices.

This person will assist the Finance Manager as the liaison for the Sales, Product Category and Marketing Teams with a focus on improving/sustaining portfolio profitability.

In this role you will:

  • Support the planning, budgeting and forecasting of net sales and related profitability; and media/marketing expenses

  • Articulate and understand current financial results and forecast results with a focus on net sales and related profitability; and media/marketing expenses

  • Financial analysis and business case support for new products working closely with the Product Category teams;

  • Pricing and Trade analysis and support, including working with the sales directors on customer programs;

  • Support the Marketing team on media/marketing spend

  • Ad hoc analyses and reports for the benefit of various sales, category, marketing and finance leaders;

  • This position will report to the Finance Manager.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting;

  • 3+ years of post-undergraduate work experience in public accounting or industry financial roles;

  • Operates with a sense of ownership and urgency;

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various cross functional teams

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are important, as this person will be interacting with all levels of management;

  • Ability to be creative and flexible, and should be a high achiever with the potential to move into positions of increasing responsibility.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • SAP experience or similar ERP system

  • Experience in BW / Tableau or similar analysis tool

  • CPA (active or inactive)

  • Knowledge of Hawthorne products and/or the consumer products industry

What we do for you:

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

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

  • Onsite fitness center

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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