Senior Financial Analyst, Operations

Maryland Heights, MO

110,000 - 120,000



We are recruiting for a critical Senior Financial Analyst, Operations position for a world-class global manufacturer headquartered in St. Louis, MO. This company is a market leader with a strong capital backing, double-digit annual growth trajectory, and an elite leadership team. Culture of collaboration, respect, hard work, and setting and achieving high standards. The Senior Financial Analyst, Operations will report to the Director of Operations Finance and work closely with Plant Controllers and FP&A Directors, playing a key role add value by standardizing analytics, reporting and communication. This is an impactful role that will open the door to career opportunities as the company positions for global growth.


  • As the senior financial analyst supporting operations, you’ll have a crucial role in providing financial planning and analysis support while ensuring standardization across the organization
  • Leading and supporting vital projects such as standard costing, ERP implementation, and data analytics, you’ll act as a strategic partner, offering valuable insights and recommendations that are pivotal in shaping our financial direction
  • Your responsibilities will include close collaboration with site controllers and operations to assess profitability, assist in standard cost development and ERP integration, and utilize data analytics to uncover actionable insights
  • This role will be based at our global headquarters, as part of a high-performance team, reporting to the Director of Finance, Operations
  • Business partner to site controllers and operations to drive value creation
  • Assist with standard cost development and Oracle (ERP) system implementation
  • Provide support to build, analyze, and assess customer and product level profitability analysis to highlight and action margin improvement and growth strategies
  • Analyze the P&L and Balance Sheet and report the results through management discussion and analysis documentation, and monthly meetings
  • Update and maintain KPI’s and business metrics
  • Assist site controllers and FP&A leadership with forecasting and annual budgets
  • Identify business problems and opportunities, and potential solutions to action
  • Assist the team to find cost savings, efficiency improvements, and implement growth opportunities
  • Support preparation of capital and investment decision analysis to evaluate the ROI and payback
  • Help the business prepare and drive process improvement and efficiency initiatives in finance, including developing more effective ways to evaluate the business and results
  • Provide support to establish data mining and automation techniques and systems that enable more efficient analysis
  • Assist with financial modeling of scenarios to make data driven decisions
  • Participate in special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a similar financial degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis or cost analysis
  • Experience in Excel, Power BI or Tableau, to help analyze and assess the health of the business and to action financial results

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