Tesa Tape

  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/30/2018 10:23 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Senior Financial Analyst will review and analyze business results of the North American region, which includes the three organizations, US (tti), Mexico (ttM) and the plant in Sparta, Michigan. He/she will also support other functions and the supervisor with information and analysis to build and successfully execute company strategy. Assists supervisor with developing both the annual plans and the long term plans. Provides support in analysing and steering the business to achieve the developed financial and operational plans. Provides support in the process of developing appropriate KPI’s to enable the above.




    Strategy and Financial Planning & Forecasting (ttNA)


    • As a member of the controlling team, the position supports the Director of Finance, Controlling & IT with the Strategic Planning process. Supports in the process of developing relevant KPI’s to enable strategy execution of company business for the region. Supports in the process of developing mid and long term financial plans based on the strategic plans and initiatives.
    • Is a key member of the ttNA planning process, including the coordination with all headquarters activities in Hamburg, Germany.
    • Assists in ensuring that plans are financially viable, assists profitable sales growth, assists in developing internal policies and procedures and contributes to and supports in implementation of strategies.
    • Support the coordination of annual business operational plan preparation, monthly forecasting process, as well as report preparations to both global and regional management teams.
    • Coordinate and prepare the monthly cost center report for the business and provide associated commentary and analysis.
    • Contribute to and coordinate the development of the monthly business performance metrics report.
    • Proactively monitor business performance at both topline and cost positions, identifying topics requiring management attention.
    • Perform ad-hoc financial alternative studies including capital investment evaluation, as well as short-term decision-making support.


    Finance and Credit (tti, ttM and TTM including plant & warehouse facilities

    • Thorough analysis of the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial results. Clearly outlines deviations of results from plan and proposes corrective actions on relevant deviations. Assures the data integrity of the financial reporting systems. Assists in the communication of monthly financial statements to various functions. Shares KPI’s and analysis with relevant stake holders. Assists in the process of quarterly / annual financial reporting to parent company including all required supporting schedules for world-wide consolidations.
    • Assist in the administration of internal and external audits, statutory reporting, consolidated reporting, tax reporting, cash management, general accounting, accounts payable, fixed assets, accounts receivable, legal, and risk management.
    • Assists in the analysis of all plant/production related accounting and controlling activities. This includes the analysis of production and product costs including intercompany pricing & decision support for plant related investment activities.
    • Assists in ensuring appropriate financial information systems are in place and continually seeks greater efficiencies within the Finance and Controlling function.


    Financial Analysis, Business and decision support (ttNA)

    • Assists supervisor for the approval of all relevant business decisions by providing necessary financial information and appropriate business recommendations. Ensure that all business decisions are appropriately analysed before execution.
    • Proactively conduct and elaborate on financial analyses and commentary reporting of new market opportunities, existing defined business fields (e.g. regions, market teams, product families, or applications) and existing or proposed business processes.
    • Support in the process of strategy development and corporate target development (e.g. corporate bonus systems). Support the Controlling team with the implementation of appropriate measurement systems for all company performance.
    • Assist the controlling department in the maintenance of all necessary tools, systems and processes for above mentioned tasks


    Internal and External Audits (tti, ttM and TTM)

    • Support with external audits in order to substantiate the company’s high quality internal control systems and accuracy of financial reporting; while maintaining low costs and exposure.
    • Facilitates internal auditing against established policies and procedures in order to focus on cost savings, process improvements and reduction of financial exposures.
    • Guarantees adequate internal controls are in place for every aspect / department of the company.


    Cash Management (tti, ttM and TTM)

    • Reviews financial statements in conjunction with the annual plan / forecasts to evaluate the company’s cash needs


    • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related technical business field. Advanced degree preferred preferably MBA in finance and or marketing.
    • A minimum of 8 years of financial or business analysis experience, ideally in a global, process-driven manufacturing company.
    • Experience providing value-added analysis to customer facing roles will be a significant advantage.
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, logistics, and communication skills.
    • Excellent with MS Office software is essential, including significant experience using Excel pivot tables and MS Access. Preference will also be given to candidates with significant SAP experience.
    • Some travel is required.


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