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Senior Financial Analyst in San Luis Obispo, CA at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Senior Financial Analyst

Job Summary:

Reports to:

Accounting Manager

Direct Reports:



San Luis Obispo, CA




The 80:

-          Review sales/cost data for market/trend analysis and update monthly sales plans with sales directors.

-          Provide commentary related to monthly sales trends to Platform leadership.

-          Compare price-cost trends to prior periods for pricing efficiencies and implement corrective actions if necessary

-          Manage Month-end Process: Review and validate journal entries, Prepare financial statements and account reconciliations.

-          Review variances vs Outlook and provide commentary to senior divisional management

-          Ensure compliance to ITW policies on T&E/P-card expenses

The 20:

-          Manage/process check/ACH payments and outstanding checks.

-          Sales and Use Tax filing and registrations.

-          Support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable function as per requirements.

Key Deliverables to Demonstrate Success in 12 mos:

-          Successful implementation and understanding of GAAP and ITW accounting processes: CapEx Policy, EAP Policy, Reconciliations, Journal Entries, etc.

-          Contributing key business and financial insights, analysis, and actionable data to support the organization in understanding and utilizing growth levers.

Skills and Experience Needed

-          Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or related advanced degree preferred.

-          At least 4yrs experience in Accounting, Inventory Analysis or Finance required.

-          Manufacturing experience strongly preferred.

-          Demonstrates analytical skills and strong business communication skills.

-          Proficiency in Excel.

-          Possess excellent follow up skills and attention to detail.

-          Minimal travel required.

Core Competencies:

Segment & Product Knowledge

•          Market Trends, Customer Impact

•          Value Prop knowledge

Resource Management

•          Utilization of ITW Tools, Resources

•          Business Acumen (P&L)

People Management

•          Coaching and Influencing

•          Talent Management, Team Development

Strategic Account Planning

•          Understanding/utilization of growth levers


•          Objectives, Active Listening, Influencing

Decision Making

ITW Global Tire Repair is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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