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Senior Financial Analyst (Remote) Job

Company: Acuity Brands
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

We Light the Way!Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls ("ABL") and the Intelligent Spaces Group ("ISG"), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.About This OpportunityProvide day-to-day and monthly reporting and analysis, participate in the closing process by ensuring financial statements are complete and accurate, and lead the financial planning processes for Sourcing and Transportation.How You Will Contribute

  • Partner with business leaders to help drive initiatives and profitability of the business
  • Prepare and review key performance indicators with business leaders
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Drive the planning and forecasting process
  • Develop monthly analysis of performance
  • Present results to business leaders, identifying key trends in performance
  • Improve reporting and analysis processes and initiate corrective actions
  • Review and approve AEs (spend requests) to assist with budget control and internal control compliance.
  • Create ROIs and other analysis to support capital budgeting process
  • Review cost allocations and prepare journal entries to ensure accurate and complete P&Ls
  • Perform maintenance of system hierarchy structures to enable accurate reporting What We Are Looking For In You
    • Financial Knowledge: Understands and can analyze income statements and balance sheets; experience processing journal entries and analyzing month-end results is always a plus
    • Analytical Skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it; exhibits a curious mind and provides actionable insights
    • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project
    • System Proficiency: Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and familiarity with ERP and Query Tools (Power BI, Hyperion, OneStream, and Oracle).
    • Collaboration: Ability to work with cross-functional teams throughout the business
    • Problem Solving: Provides practical solutions to problems, participates in product group and matrix partner kaizen events
    • Communication: Ability to communicate clearly across multiple channels of communication (verbal, email, PowerPoint).
    • Superior Customer Experience: Inherent desire to proactively enhance the customer's experience
    • Motivation: Self-starter and strong desire to achieve results; Passionate about quality, results and progress
    • Proactivity: Proactive, self-driven, curious, loves learning.
    • Adaptability: Adaptive and open to change/flexibility within job
    • Persistence: Follows through on items without being managed. Resourceful, has grit, and a positive can-do attitude. What You Should Have
      • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar area of study
      • 2-5 years of financial analysis experience
      • Conceptual understanding of US GAAP
      • Advanced Technical Skills (E xcel, PPT, Power BI, OneStream) Physical Requirements
        • Sedentary Work We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands.We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.Please click here and here for more information. Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities: As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000. Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition.Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

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