Senior Analyst, Finance
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Marysville, Ohio

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Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today's gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analystwho will join our corporate Finance team.

TheSenior Financial Analyst provides direct support to respective business partners, is responsible for tracking and reporting of key metrics (e.g., weekly POS, monthly financial results), and leads the execution of critical financial processes (e.g., budget, monthly financial statement close, forecast). Other responsibilities may include monitoring and taking action on operational effectiveness, financial analysis for potential product launches, SKU rationalization, process improvement, cost savings initiatives and other ad hoc analyses and reports for the benefit of various businesses and finance leaders.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Build and leverage strong relationships with Operations, Finance & Executive Leadership;
  • Analyze and provide financial data, both quantitative & qualitative, to develop fact-based, actionable conclusions provided to management to make long-term strategic decisions;
  • Key role in critical finance processes, including budget, forecast, financial statement close, and account reconciliations and analysis;
  • Provide variance analysis for business partners to help prioritize risks and opportunities to manage against the annual operating plan;
  • Complete reconciliations and analysis, ensuring compliance with our close practices (SOX), and quarterly detailed review of key reserves and balance sheet fluctuations;
  • Provide "ground level" business knowledge and insights to enhance the effectiveness of business plans being developed;
  • Proactively find ways to streamline business processes and improve efficiency.

What you'll need to be successful:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting;
  • Minimum of 3 years in finance, accounting or analytics;
  • Excel proficiency required;
  • Exhibit intellectual curiosity and ability to problem solve;
  • Financial and accounting aptitude, to analyze financial information;
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines; strong organizational skills;
  • Possess strong communication skills both internally and externally;
  • Operate with a sense of ownership;
  • Feel comfortable with ambiguity.

Some other nice to have's:
  • CPA and/or MBA are a plus;
  • Experience with SAP R/3, Business Warehouse and Tableau preferred.

Here at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe providing an enriching and engaging employee experience is what sets us apart from other organizations. We recognize our employees are so much more than just their job title so we offer programs and benefits that support them in all aspects of their lives. Wondering how we do it? Below is a glimpse of our highlight reel...
  • Our Live Total Health program provides you with options to align to your personal needs. Selections range from medical, dental and visioncoverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and dependents to an outstanding wellness reimbursement program to an unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%)as well as a 15% discount on company stock and much more
  • We know ourtalent is our most precious asset and your unique development contributes to our organization's success now and in the future. Career growth at our company is not always a ladder. It's much more like a rock climbing adventure. Grow through exploration and experiences rather than a predictable linear path.
  • We value the importance of family. We provide access to Maven Family Planning and up to $30,000 to accommodate for adoption, fertility and surrogacy.
  • Be part of something bigger by joining one of our Employee Resource Groups focusing on diversity and inclusion, family, education and sustainability: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employees' Network, Scotts Veterans' Network, Scotts Young Professionals, Scotts Pride Network (GroPride), Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), Scotts Family TREE and our Associate Boards.
  • Join a company with a strong belief in giving back to the communities where we live and work. We have a shared passion for service and volunteerism and believe participating in community service benefits our communities and strengthens our team.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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