Adv Financial Analyst

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Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US, 29303

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

ADVANCED FINANCIAL ANALYST – Division Support

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Division Controller for the Textile Division. The position is primarily responsible for supporting the Sourcing and SIOP teams, but also a key participant in the Textile Division FP&A Team.  A successful job candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and exhibit strong initiative and problem-solving skills. Being adept at identifying opportunities for process improvements and effectively communicating and presenting financial issues and recommendations to all levels of management, including those outside of the finance function is highly desired. The ability of multi-tasking in a demanding environment, maintaining a high level of accuracy and professionalism, exercising strong judgment and discretion, and performing duties in a timely and punctual manner is critical. Additionally, you should communicate effectively across all areas of the business unit and possess the ability to influence cross-functional teams to drive progress on key initiatives.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support closing activities on a 4-week cadence, including analyzing financial results compared to forecast.
  • Responsible for Finance activities related to SIOP function (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning), including coordinating, and providing insights on revenue and inventory forecasts.
  • Partner with the Sourcing team to analyze trends in raw material costs, including a detailed analysis to update the annual standard cost for all raw materials.
  • Provide support to strategic planning process, including multi-year forecasts and the annual financial plan.
  • Assist in efforts to make continued progress on standardizing and automating various financial tasks.
  • Provide financial support for Director of Strategy, including analyzing market trends, financial modeling, and other various activities.
  • Other ad hoc financial support as part of the Division FP&A team

 

QUALIFICATIONS – REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or related fields
  • 5-10 years of related work experience
  • Strong understanding of finance/accounting principles and concepts
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (spreadsheets, charting) and PowerPoint skills

QUALIFICATIONS – PREFERRED

  • Experience with the financial modules of SAP
  • Experience with analytical and dashboard tools, such as SAC, PowerBI, PowerPivot, MSBI, etc.
  • Manufacturing/Plant Finance experience

 

Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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