Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Jul 18, 2022

LOCATION: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Peli BioThermal LLC is a global leader in the design and manufacture of single use and reusable temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the highly regulated pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical trials industries.  Peli BioThermal is a great place to work and offers employees the opportunity to flourish and excel in a high-growth, fast-paced, creative, and exciting environment!  We currently have an opening for a Senior Financial Planner & Analyst based at our site in Maple Grove, MN.

 

The Senior Financial Planner & Analyst position assists in the development and implementation of goals, priorities, and procedures relating to financial planning. Specific responsibilities will include the financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning as well as the analysis of variances to budgets and forecasts. Additional responsibilities will include the financial impact and modeling aspects of various prospective financial initiatives and transactions including investments as well as the financial analysis of business trends and performance. ERP system enhancements relating to financial reporting and budgeting will also be included in this role.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Assists in the development and automation of financial reporting and analysis, including the financial budgets, forecasts, and long-term plans.
  • Performs analytical deep dives to investigate problems and identifies opportunities for efficiencies or growth and evaluates the ROI and new products.
  • Interprets, translates, and effectively communicates financial concepts and data analysis to the business stakeholders.
  • Provides financial modeling and analysis to identify changing trends in the business as well as the analysis of prospective financial initiatives and transactions. Maintains financial records for each project analysis in a manner that facilitates management reports.
  • Assists in establishing guidelines and templates for budget and forecast preparation both on a detailed and consolidated business unit basis.
  • Ensures that all budgets and forecasts are prepared in accordance with Corporate Finance guidelines. 
  • Oversees the month-end close for the business and ensures that the monthly financial results are in accordance with GAAP including proper revenue recognition and that adequate reserves are provided based upon the current and prospective trends.
  • Tracks and reports to management variances relating to the achieved performance against established plans or goals on financial and non-financial metrics.
  • Provides timely and accurate analysis of operating and financial performance to support management decision-making and ensures that the communications regarding business plans and budgets occur across all business unit functions and corporate groups.
  • Performs other financial analysis as compared to the budget, forecast and prior year relating to departmental expenses, divisional margins, etc.
  • Consolidates and reconciles global reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, often requiring currency translations and data validation.
  • Assists with the compilation of the discussion materials and presentation for the quarterly and other periodic Board related meetings.
  • Coordinates Capital Expenditure approvals maintains tracking schedule to ensure actuals do not exceed plan per project.
  • Provides accurate and timely reporting on the financial activity of individual projects and prepare a “post-mortem” review relating to the financial return for previously approved Capital Expenditure projects.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance with the job
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; CPA or MBA designation preferred
  • 5+ years of Finance/Accounting experience, preferably including forecasting, budgeting, analysis, and modeling experience.
  • Demonstrated high level of competency in the execution of a wide range of projects and deployment of best practices, competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management with customers, vendors, and employees at all levels.
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP requirements and accounting functions.
  • Must be an effective change agent with strong strategic vision and the interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Must have excellent analytical and math skills, in addition to written, negotiation, presentation & verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within time frame specified by the Divisional FP&A Manager and the Finance Director.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP ERP and BPC reporting software.

 

Additional Information:

  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.

 

Why Join Peli BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

Generous paid time off plans.

401k plan – with a competitive match.

Tuition Assistance Program.

Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!

Employee discount program on Pelican Products.

Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.

Wellness Discount Program.

Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.

And more…

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e., stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e., climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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