Senior Analyst, Finance Brand - Columbus, Ohio in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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    Columbus, OH
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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty?  If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!  

 We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst supporting our Brand Finance Team who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio.

 The Senior Financial Analyst will support the Controls Brand Finance Team. Primary responsibilities will include development of analysis to support respective business partners, tracking and reporting of key metrics (e.g., weekly POS, monthly financial results), and execution of critical financial processes (e.g., budget, monthly financial statement close, forecast). Other responsibilities include monitoring provision for inventory expense and business actions to minimize this expense, financial analysis for potential product launches, SKU rationalization, and other ad hoc analyses and reports for the benefit of various marketing and finance leaders.

 The person in this role will need to be flexible and prioritize effectively, and will need to work effectively in teams and also independently. This role will be instrumental in enhancing the ability of Brand Finance to improve its business partnership with the operators we support.

In this role you will:

  • Development of analysis utilized for business decisions;
  • Key metric reporting;
  • Key role in critical finance processes, including budget, forecast, financial statement close, and account reconciliations and analysis;
  • Ad hoc financial analysis;
  • Product lifecycle management: E&O analysis, SKU rationalization.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting;
  • Three to five years of professional accounting or finance experience;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and consistently meet established deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality and accuracy;
  • Ability to manage projects effectively and work cross-functionally with various departments;
  • Strong initiative and leadership;
  • Feels comfortable with ambiguity;
  • Passionate problem solver and exhibits boundaryless thinking;
  • Operates with a sense of ownership;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Experience with SAP R/3;
  • CPA and/or MBA.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

 Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

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.