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Finance Analyst

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Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

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POSITION TITLE

Advanced Financial Analyst, Specialty Interiors

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position is in Spartanburg, SC and is responsible for all aspects of Finance for the Specialty Interiors business.  The job will report to the Director, Finance & Strategy for EPP, Nonwovens, and Specialty Interiors with a strong dotted line to the Vice President Specialty Interiors.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support closing activities & preparation of standard reports each financial period, including the division period financial report.
  • Ownership of the current year forecast and analysis vs. prior year and plan for Revenue, Margins, SG&A, Cost Reduction projects, and Working Capital
  • Ownership of the annual budget process
  • Support long-term strategic planning process
  • Support Specialty Interiors team with various requests for financial modeling and analysis (commercial/pricing, cost reduction, capital spend justification, etc.)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS – REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Strong understanding of finance/accounting principles and concepts
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (spreadsheets, charting) and Power Point skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS – PREFERRED

  • Experience with the financial modules of SAP or a similar software system
  • MBA or CPA
  • 4+ Years of experience in Finance or Accounting roles
  • Experience using data query tools such as SAP Business Objects or Microsoft Business Intelligence
  • Manufacturing/Plant Finance experience

 

 

The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize own tasks
  • Initiative and interest in learning and solving problems
  • Able to identify opportunities and make process improvements
  • Ability to communicate and present financial issues and recommendations effectively to all levels of management, including outside of the finance function
  • The capability to multi-task in a demanding environment
  • Work to a high level of accuracy and professionalism
  • Judgment and discretion
  • Communicate effectively across all areas of the business unit

 

 

Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.