Finance Analyst - Plano, TX
What's the role?
The Finance Analyst is the analytical and reporting expert for the Hub Operations and Support functions for all of Hilti North America (HNA). This position is responsible to work directly with the Finance Business Partner (FBP) and provide efficient and timely financial reporting. The Finance Analyst II is responsible for the design, implementation, tracking, reporting, and communication of the budgeting and steering; and providing overall analytical support to the business functions ensuring the best possible financial information for business decisions to support sustainable, profitable growth. The Finance Analyst II may also contribute in developing and advancing the regional Finance strategy and related roadmap. This role requires deep dive analysis into topics of strategic importance with the objective of operationalizing the findings.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Develop and execute the OPEX forecasting, reporting, and budgeting strategies for Hub Operations and Support functions
Challenge and improve current financial analytical processes and models
Support the Finance Business Partner (FBP) in shaping and executing the performance management cycle, including Rolling Forecast, Latest Estimate, target setting and restatement process. Be the owner and champion for the tools supporting these processes in close collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.
Effectively communicate among the Market Organization (MOs) and Functional FBPs, functional departments, and Finance/ Accounting; gain the trust of the units as a competent business partner to MO and Functional FBPs and Channels Directors
Create and implement relevant measurements and key metrics for business results and processes (Key Performance Indicators (KPIs))
Track, analyze, and interpret business results and provide ad hoc financial reporting and analysis as required
Explore deviations to the forecast by creating transparency on cause and effect and make recommendations on corrective actions, maintaining the respective tracking
Lead or participate in department projects or tasks on an ongoing and/or as-needed basis
Accountable for effectively defining, planning, and implementing projects that achieve company objectives, productivity standards, and cost controls by understanding and defining cross functional requirements, documenting processes, training others, and being responsible for functional expertise, coaching, and mentoring
Additional duties, as assigned
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities domestically and internationally.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability.
What you need is:
- Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, preferred
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in financial analyses and modeling, with one (1) year in a Market Organization related finance role, required
- Advanced analytical and financial modeling skills, required
- Advanced level knowledge in financial accounting topics including month end closing, Profit & Loss Statement (P&L), Balance Sheet, and Accounting, required
- Advanced level knowledge in SAP/BI or equivalent, preferred
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office, required
- Demonstrated leadership in defining cross functional requirements and leading projects
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, required
- Demonstrated coaching/training and change management skills
- Lean/Six Sigma experience highly preferred
- International professional experience preferred
- Bilingual preferred
- International mobility preferred
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
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