Bosch is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst #AnalystJobs #FinancialAnalystJobs
Company Description The Communications Systems Division of Bosch Security Systems is headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota. Our product segments include Critical Communications Systems, Pro Sound, and Public Address & Conferencing. With our premium brands: Bosch, Dynacord, Electro-Voice, RTS and Telex, we provide solutions that reflect our brand values for audio quality, and innovation. The companys broad portfolio of products and systems are used by government agencies, hospitals, critical infrastructure facilities, broadcast TV stations, cable head end stations, electronic media campuses, mobile sports production truck companies and in many other commercial and industrial environments throughout the country. Job Description The Senior Financial Analyst will own responsibility for reviewing the P&L, with a strong focus on SG&A. This position will support the controlling function with management presentations, performance reports, and own responsibility for driving cost measures across the business. The Senior Financial Analyst will operate as an integral part of the business to ensure the achievement of financial results in a systematic and measure driven approach. Financial Analysis (50%) Review financial monthly results by evaluating financial statements and reviewing P&Ls. Conduct analysis all of cost positions and determine if the business is set to meet expected targets/goals. Translate and articulate business results with leaders and provide detailed summaries that support business gaps and/or outcomes. Conduct deep dives to identify gaps in financial KPIs & business results. Prepare a structured and formalized analysis & translate into meaningful reports and/or presentations. Participate in financial analysis and future financial analysis and forecasting and taking initiative to assess the businesss financial path and alignment to goals. Consistently contribute to a variety of projects, e.g., conduct forecasting and update forecasts on a quarterly basis, calculate, analyze, and partner with cross-functional international teams (cost planning, sales planning, travel, and budget planning). Participate and engage in annual business planning process, financial closing activities at year-end, and collaborate with auditors and accounting teams to finalize year-end results. Monitor, on a continuing basis, operating results, and spend against the Annual Business Plan. Identify, report, and manage risk issues, ensuring that appropriate actions are taken. Business Partnering (30%) Collaborate with business partners across various segments of the business and provide meaningful insights regarding the financial performance and support ideation of cost measures. Responsible for identifying and coordinating cost measures with each functional group and steering the achievement of results. Lead review meetings with Business Partners, articulate results by business segment, define action items to address deviations. Guide business partners in financial implications in decision making process and assist in forming decisions. Follow-up on open items regularly to ensure correction action from a financial perspective is implemented and executed. Participate in critical meetings, contribute to decision making process regarding general business decisions. Systems / Technology (20%) Engage, from a system perspective (SAP), and partner with cost accounting team to assess the system landscape and determine efficiencies in system fields e.g., cost centers and coming up with new concepts/structures. Identify and support implementation of automation projects and data analytics with BI tools in the finance area to optimize business processes and increase efficiencies. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Finance, Business Management, or equivalent field required. Masters degree or CPA equivalent preferred. 5+ years of related experience in financial analyst role, SG&A focus preferred. Experience in SAP FI/CO modules required. Expert level in MS Excel required. Working knowledge of Power BI and automation tools is a plus. Knowledgeable in Accounting is a plus. Willingness to take Initiative, with strong analysis and organizational skills. Must have excellent communication skills, both orally and verbally. Must be purposeful and have a structured approach to work. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce – EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled. BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives: FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and AWIM (A World In Motion) Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization is not available.