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Senior Financial Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

Job Snapshot

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!

We are looking for an Senior Financial Analyst who will join our Finance team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

We have roles available in the following areas of our finance team:

Brand Finance
Supply Chain Finance
Financial Planning & Analysis

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with Finance, Operations & Executive Leadership;
  • Gather and analyze financial data to develop fact-based, actionable conclusions provided to management to make long-term strategic decisions;
  • Key role in critical finance processes, including budget, forecast, financial statement close, and account reconciliations and analysis;
  • Provide variance analysis for business partners to help prioritize risks and opportunities to manage against the annual operating plan;
  • Interact with executive leadership and other finance functions to develop annual operating plan;
  • Complete reconciliations and analysis, ensuring compliance with our close practices (SOX), and quarterly detailed review of key reserves and balance sheet fluctuations;
  • Provide "ground level" business knowledge and insights to enhance effectiveness of business plans being developed;
  • Proactively find ways to streamline business processes and improve efficiency;
  • Provide analytics, both quantitative & qualitative, to support various business decisions and business development opportunities.

Key requirements for the perfect candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting;
  • Minimum of 3 years in finance, accounting or analytics;
  • Exhibit intellectual curiosity and ability to problem solve;
  • Financial and accounting aptitude, to analyze financial information;
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines; strong organizational skills;
  • Possess strong communication skills both internally and externally;
  • Operate with a sense of ownership;
  • Feel comfortable with ambiguity.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • CPA and/or MBA are a plus;
  • Experience with SAP R/3 & Business Warehouse preferred.

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

Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens 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

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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.