Business Partner Financial Planning and AnalysisAt NSF International, our mission is to protect and improve human health. We're a global leader in standards development, testing, auditing, certification and training. We provide these services for a diverse set of industries including food, water, health sciences, sustainability and management systems. We're passionate about the work we do, because together, we have a broad impact on our world.Our nearly 3,000 employees provide services in over 170 countries through our many global offices, at our client sites, from home offices and in state-of-the-art laboratories. We're growing fast, and that's where you come in. Come join our team.More information about NSF International can be found at nsf.org.
The Finance Strategic Business Partner acts as Finance lead within NSF Business Units. Partners provide financial and operational analysis, drive business strategy, deliver proactive information through analytics, and lead financial business processes. Partners work closely with the business to accurately forecast financial results, facilitate drive data-driven decisions, develop, and implement strategy, and work together as partners on proposals and special projects. Perform various financial reporting and forecasting analyses in the areas of profit planning, cost containment, capital expenditures, and other areas.
Drive and support the forecast, budget and business plan processes within the global business unit.
Leverage analytics to enable informed decision-making and increase operational effectiveness. Develop reports that provide key financial information to drive growth and profitability. Collaborate with the business / functions to establish common global KPI's
Develop financial models, business cases and pricing recommendations to meet financial targets within the business units.
Support the Senior Team in developing strategy to achieve financial targets, both short-term and long-term.
Perform monthly business unit P&L analysis and report to Senior Team. Conduct research on major variances, and work with business leaders as needed to implement financial strategies or stronger controls to improve financial performance.
Serve as a corporate financial liaison to Operations in Global offices, and coordinate budgeting and reporting with the regional offices.
Train and educate business and operations leaders on the financial aspects of their businesses, reading their profit and loss statement, interpreting financial and operational metrics, etc.
Participate in business unit and department strategy sessions and in core meetings to support assigned business areas.
Support and engage in continuous improvement efforts. Work with the Finance Team to develop value-add reports and templates.
Support month-end close with variance analysis and collaborate with general ledger team to improve month-end process.
Support the due diligence process and integration for new acquisitions.
Work with new business "start-ups" within NSF to develop financial modeling and ROI projections.
Bachelor's or master's degree in Finance or Accounting
Minimum five (5) years related finance experience including in-depth experience with financial statement analysis and a strong understanding of corporate finance concepts.
Excellent attention to detail, customer service orientation, and timely follow through.
Ability to interface with business leaders outside of accounting/finance and comfort presenting to senior leaders of the organization.
Strong analytical skills: ability to recognize and resolve issues.
Strategic thinking, leadership, and influencing abilities.
High energy and self-motivated person.
Strong computer skills (MS Office and PowerBI) and knowledge of accounting, ERP, and finance modeling systems.
MBA with a focus in finance
Experience with Oracle Financials
Experience with budget and reporting software (Hubble, Planful, Oracle, Tableau)
Advanced Excel skills (Dashboard, Modeling, Macros)
Job:Accounting and Finance
Primary Location:US-MI-Ann Arbor
Requisition Title:Business Partner Financial Planning and AnalysisJob Number:ACC1226
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