Senior Financial Analyst
Westlake Chemical
Woodbridge, ON, CA
1d ago

Royal Building Products enables you to broaden your career experience as we continue to build on 40 years of commitment to quality and Vinyls product innovations.

We are seeking exceptional performers to continue to take exterior building materials to the next level.

SUMMARY

This position is primarily responsible for providing financial expertise, analysis and reporting support to the Exteriors Division.

Responsibilities include analysis of monthly results, annual budget and monthly forecast preparation, performance analysis and reporting, capital investment analysis and ad-

hoc business decision support.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Participate in the annual budget and monthly forecast preparation (coordinating sales forecast inputs, margin analysis, SG&A planning and cost sharing, consolidated analysis, etc.).
  • Review divisional consolidated and component results, and provide performance trend and variance analysis with a focus on issues and opportunities.
  • Maintain and promote standard reporting techniques and templates for use across the division.
  • Prepare monthly business performance reports and presentations for division and group management.
  • Provide analysis and modelling in support of incentive compensation plan target development and approval.
  • Monitor and report on business performance against incentive compensation plan targets.
  • Assist business management in the financial analysis of capital and business growth investment opportunities.
  • Assist with the monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close process by preparing and / or reviewing selected journal entry support schedules.
  • Assist in the interpretation and administration of transaction approvals in accordance with company policy, including maintaining approval automation tools and templates.
  • Provide independent review and validation of selected transactions in compliance with required management approvals.
  • Provide other financial analysis in support of business decisions as required from time to time.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as and when assigned.
  • EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a BA / BS in finance or accounting with a preference for a CPA.
  • Minimum of seven years of professional finance / accounting work experience
  • Budgeting and forecasting in a manufacturing environment
  • Cost accounting
  • Conceptual understanding of, and ability to apply key financial analysis techniques such as discounted cash flow, internal rate of return, break-
  • even and variable contribution, etc.

  • Superior data management and modeling skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Business modeling
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • JDE (ERP) experience
  • Royal Building Products, a Westlake Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation.

    If you are an active Westlake Chemical employee (or an employee of any Westlake Chemical affiliates), please do not apply here.

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