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Sr Analyst, Finance in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

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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!

We are looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst who will grow at our Marysville, OH location.

One a day-to-day basis this person will assist with month-end close processes; maintaining and develop key operational metrics according to company requirements; and responding quickly and accurately to ad-hoc management requests.

In this role you will:

  • Develop, interpret, and implement financial reporting, forecasting, and budget content.

  • Develop, prepare, analyze, and distribute daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management reports.

  • Assist in preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts.

  • Provide analysis of actual versus budget amounts.

  • Assist in month-end close process including but not limited to preparing detailed account analysis, preparing reports necessary for validating general ledger balances, preparing journal entries, ensuring data is properly recorded to provide accurate costing of departmental activities, performing analytical activities to ensure accurate financial reporting.

  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure proper valuation of assets and liabilities.

  • Review coding of accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of actual expenses versus planned expenditures.

  • Review general ledger activity to ensure activity is properly recorded and reflected in general ledger.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of accounting and finance policies and procedures.

  • Assist with related special projects as needed.

  • Assist with development and evaluation of standard cost

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

The perfect person will have:

  • B.S. degree in accounting or finance in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a financial analysis or accounting function

  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and Access: and other reporting tools

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

  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Strong General Ledger skills

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects

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

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Minimum 3 years SAP experience or similar ERP system

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Generous vacation day policy.


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.