Financial Analyst- Financial Planning Job at Sherwin-Williams – 3.9 in Cleveland, OH
Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.
- Preferred candidate identified*
The GSC International Planning and Reporting team is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial reporting including flash, forecast, and the annual budget for GSC manufacturing and distribution sites.
The analyst works closely with regional contacts in one of our GSC International Operations Regions through:
The annual budgeting process
The review of SG&A spending trends, headcount data, special project spending, etc.
Forecasting working capital, calculating and booking corporate charge expenses
Monthly reporting and analysis of forecast, flash and financial results
Preparing and loading financial restatements
In addition to the tasks listed above, the analyst will gain exposure reporting and hierarchy changes related to our global system integration projects and will help to drive continuous improvement by employing transactional lean tools to improve upon our hierarchy reporting structure and processes.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced work environment. Attention to detail, as well as a desire and ability to problem solve through complex financial situations is a must.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related field
Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance or an MBA with a focus in Accounting, Finance or related field, CPA or CMA Certification
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
1+ years financial experience in financial planning & analytics or supply chain accounting
An understanding of GSC division and entity reporting structure,
Experience with international ledgers and a multi-organization structure,
International Accounting experience
Experience with the operating plan process, understanding of the GSC division memo reporting model
Understanding of Valspar accounting and/or Oracle 11i to Oracle R12 account mapping
Exposure to and understanding of the principles of Transactional Lean and Six Sigma
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
A working knowledge of Oracle Essbase and Excel Smartview tool
Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive
consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration
prohibited by law or by contract.
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment
services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.
About the Company
Company: Sherwin-Williams – 3.9
Company Location: Cleveland, OH