Sr. Financial Analyst

US-CT-West Hartford
# Positions
1
Category
Accounting / Finance

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Financial Analyst to join the Legrand North America Team in West Hartford, CT. The individual in this role will support the Director of Financial Operations with a focus on logistics, sourcing and operations analysis. They will also perform monthly financial close process, develop business partner relationships with functional area leaders and be involved in the creation and tracking of budgets and forecasts. 

 

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

 

Employing more than 2,700 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Qualifications

 

Must be mobile - Willing to relocate for career growth opportunities

 

 

Education:

  • Required - Bachelor Degree in Finance or related subject matter combined with experience.  
  • MBA Preferred. 

 

Experience:  

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant Operations or Operations Finance experience. 

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.  Requires close attention to detail, ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes to prevent errors.
  • Exceptional computer skills. Company specific accounting and finance software and systems a plus (Infinium, RMKTG, Everest, Query, GCOVE)
  • Able to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation. Able to create effective reports, presentations and business correspondence.  Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
  • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required.

 

Position Attributes

Main Job Duties:

  • Assist in the financial management and reporting for Logistics, Sourcing and Operations functions
  • Act as financial liaison to support the Legrand finance and operational groups
  • Track and analyze purchasing performance for all LNA entities with key metrics such as price, volume and commodity inflation
  • Month end financial close including but not limited to: journal entries, consolidation reports, monthly account reconciliations
  • Performance monthly financial variance analysis
  • Develop financial models using excel and BPC financial reporting system to report and communicate trends on financial performance
  • Participate in the budget and forecast process and provide finance support to functional cost center leaders; oversee and manage the creation and completion of annual budgets
  • Manage fixed asset tracking and reporting of capital expenditures
  • Perform ad-hoc project analysis to support LHI finance function
  • Provide internal controls with entity level balance sheet reviews and documentation for selected financial control procedures.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.

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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 

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