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Finance Analyst (Remote)

Wilbur-Ellis Company
United States, Colorado
June 23, 2022

Description

Do you have a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Economics? Do you have 1-3 years of business analytics or relevant finance experience using financial and data visualization tools or systems? Do you have strong analytical skills, problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectively? If you said yes to these questions and you have strong verbal and written communication skills, we want to hear from YOU!

For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

The Financial Analyst role will lead the administration and growth of our primary budgeting and forecasting tool, Planful (Previously Host Analytics). This incredible opportunity will place you at the forefront of predictive financial analytics as you maintain, scale, and enhance the software. This role has great executive exposure on a very fun team that will challenge you to think outside the box and grow the tool. Annual, semi-annual and monthly financial reporting will build your financial analysis skills while unique and challenging projects hone your strategic business analytics expertise.

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

  • Administration of the financial software, Planful (Previously Host Analytics)

    • Facilitate the budget process to ensure a smooth rollout and successful data load

      • Ensure all users have access and correct permissions/roles
      • Annual budgeting process coordination, custom management report creation and template development, review and launch
      • Monitor deadline adherence and messaging

    • Provide financial and analytical support to managers, FP&A and, where necessary, to field management including, but not limited to:

      • Financial Forecasts - template development & review
      • Operations modeling and analysis
      • Microstrategy reporting - Drive strategic analytics by building custom dashboards, KPIs, metrics, and alerts
      • Review and analyze location, district, and regional financial trends and performance
      • Varying other tasks in support of FP&A initiatives

    • Data Projects - Future proof Wilbur-Ellis by challenging inefficient processes, learning and scaling new tools, and upskilling your peers

      • This role has high touch points with the entire organization so cross-functional work and a drive to succeed are essential

Requirements:

  • Education/Certification:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, Economics, and/or Information Systems)

  • Experience:

    • 1-3 years of business analytics or relevant finance experience using financial and data visualization tools or systems

  • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving, and the ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectively
    • Highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player
    • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks at once
    • Exceptional Excel skills required
    • Ability to quickly learn new software and scale / teach it's use
    • Experience with JD Edwards, Planful, database tools, visualization tools, VBA and/or SQL a plus
    • Ability to work virtually and sometimes independently with a diverse team across the country

  • Light travel required for team meetings (less than 5%)

If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!

COMPANY CULTURE

Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-five years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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