Exide Technologies

  • Sr. Financial Analyst - Supply Chain

    Job Locations US-GA-Milton
    Requisition ID
    2018-1687
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible to lead and perform cost and financial analysis on freight and COGS spends across all Exide facilities.  You’ll provide the critical analysis and develop the tools and processes which will support the organizational goals and objectives. You will work with cross-departmental partners and gain exposure to executive leaders.

    Responsibilities

    • Position will be indirectly responsible for the timely and accurate processing of $80-$100 million in freight spending per year
    • Creation and driving the tracking of the freight and production volume pieces of the planning and forecasting process
    • Work with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team to achieve planning and forecasting goals, primarily focused on Freight & Other COGS areas
    • Provide modeling structure and support to better understand drivers of cost in all freight items that impact the company’s cost structure
    • Provide financial and project management support for the achievement of total company goal of delivering cost savings and efficiency improvements to Delivered Gross Margin. Validate approved savings.
    • Deliver assigned weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on time and accurately
    • Provide leadership the overall assessment of the report and insight in trending as needed
    • Seek out innovative solutions to existing processes and to improve efficiency of the assigned tasks
    • Contributing to preparation of financial planning/forecasting presentations for Senior Management
    • Serve as primary representative for data related processes for reporting
    • Requires knowledge of tables for data mining and ensure accuracy of data and outputs
    • Providing ad hoc analysis upon request

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree in finance or accounting, economics, or mathematics preferred
    • At least 5-8 years of demonstrated contributions to team efforts through strong financial modeling and analysis skills
    • Demonstrated ability to use advanced analytical competencies to analyze and leverage data from internal and external sources, and persuasively present findings
    • Experience in cost accounting, financial planning and forecasting, statistical modeling, and an ability to understand and analyze cost metrics
    • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to successfully influence cross-functionally
    • High sense of urgency and the ability to handle numerous requests simultaneously
    • Strong time management and project management skills are necessary
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
    • TMS experience preferred
    • Must be proficient working in SAP (or similar system)
    • Consumer products, manufacturing or logistics experience preferred
    • Strong compliance to company values & ethics

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    EEO Statement

    Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    About Exide

    Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

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