Financial Analyst - Remote in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Job Family: Finance
Req ID: 327827
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What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
The Siemens Smart Infrastructure, Energy Performance Services (EPS) business is seeking a Financial Analyst for all planning and reporting activities of the group. We're in an exciting time for the energy industry and the EPS business was recently formed to deliver sustainable, resilient and cost-effective energy solutions and lifecycle services to customers, both in front of and behind the meter
The financial analyst will report directly to the EPS Head of Finance and be a key advisor to the EPS Sr. leadership team. This position will be primarily responsible for preparing/consolidating/analyzing financial results, developing/analyzing budgets and forecasts, and reporting/analyzing key performance measures associated with the EPS business.
Specific responsibilities of the financial analyst include:
Complete and analyze key financial reports; interpret data and communicate results within the EPS business and to Sr. Management
Monitor and control operating expense and make recommendations to ensure achievement of cost-savings and continuous improvement measures
Manage the monthly financial forecasting process through coordination with the EPS leadership team and other finance departments. Analyze results to identify areas for management attention
Hold lead role in the annual budget process for EPS and assist in setting order intake, revenue and cost objectives for the business
Develop and maintain key metrics, scorecards, reporting packages and presentation materials as needed. Create and optimize reporting and analysis through Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, QlikView, and Qlik Sense
Leverage data from various internal and external sources such as SAP, Hyperion and other IT tools.
Monitors and analyzes productivity initiatives to further improve profitability and competitiveness of the EPS business
Supports portfolio activities within the overall business line including reporting, forecasting and planning, investments and business cases
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
5-7 years of progressive experience in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
Strong business user skills with SAP, Essbase, and Hyperion
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite, primarily Excel, ThinkCell, Power Point, as well as other PC applications
Excellent organization and communication skills
Strategic thinking, creative problem solving and ability to identify, develop, and drive operational improvements
Ability to successfully work in team environment
Effective communicator with team members and with Senior level management
Strong attention to detail and ability to convert large volumes of data into actionable information
Experience with performing complex financial and operational analysis to support short-term and long-range strategic plans
Flexibility to adjust and thrive in an environment with changing requirements, schedules and priorities for multiple projects or assignments while meeting deadlines
Flexibility and willingness for domestic travel of approximately 5%
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Advance degrees or certifications (MBA, CPA or CMA)
Experience with SAP/Business Warehouse and/or ESPRIT and Smart
Experience with Business Intelligence tools
Knowledge or experience with IFRS
Competitive salary + commission based on qualifications
Health, dental, and vision plans with options
Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
Paid parental leave
Extensive product training and professional career development
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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