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Financial Analyst

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 
 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 

 

 

This Financial Analyst role provides reporting and analysis. Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems and general support for the accounting and financial reporting requirements for all US Operations and Supply Chain functions. This role will be responsible for delivering accurate and timely reporting and analysis utilizing the Company's systems. This position reports to the Manager of Finance - SCO.

 

Duties include:

 

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Generate and monitor periodic OPEX performance reports
  • Analyze monthly financial results
  • Provide valuable insights and analysis to guide SCO leaders
  • Develop and maintain benchmark reporting of vital metrics that will allow SCO Leadership Team to compare all internal branches.
  • Support reporting & analysis for all Financial metrics
  • Coordinate proper coding of all operations related expenses.

 

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Assist in the preparation of the SCO AOP and monthly forecasts
  • Coordinate with Operations Management on proposed AOP requirements, challenge a submission that greatly deviates from actual trend and recommend alternatives to meet overall performance targets and strategic goals
  • Prepare periodic scenario and sensitivity analyses with financial models
  • Facilitate clear, accurate, and timely communication of information to SCO Finance

 

Supports USA Accounting to ensure the financials properly reflect the actual business activity. Examples are proper statement of Accruals.

Assists with special projects and preparation of reports as requested by management

Performs other related duties as required or requested

 

Requirements are:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Computer Programming from fully accredited four year institution is required
  • 0-3 years of relevant Finance, Accounting, Analytics and/or Computer Programming experience
  • Great communication skills regarding data results.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office with strong Excel skills; Strong writing/communication skills
  • Experience with SAP preferred but not required

 

 

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

 

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Company
Univar
Posted
04/06/2021
Salary Range
$47,000.00 - 82,000.00
per Year
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Location
Downers Grove, IL 60515, US