Sr Financial Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/25/2021

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 Senior Financial Analyst who will join our Finance team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/

The Senior Financial Analyst provides direct support to respective business partners, is responsible for tracking and reporting of key metrics (e.g., weekly POS, monthly financial results), and leads the execution of critical financial processes (e.g., budget, monthly financial statement close, forecast). Other responsibilities may include monitoring and taking action on operational effectiveness, financial analysis for potential product launches, SKU rationalization, process improvement, cost savings initiatives and other ad hoc analyses and reports for the benefit of various businesses and finance leaders. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Build and leverage strong relationships with Operations, Finance & Executive Leadership;

  • Analyze and provide financial data, both quantitative & qualitative, 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;

  • 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 the effectiveness of business plans being developed;

  • Proactively find ways to streamline business processes and improve efficiency.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting;

  • Minimum of 3 years in finance, accounting or analytics;

  • Excel proficiency required;

  • 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 and Tableau preferred.

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)

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • 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.

  • 12 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.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu 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.