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Sr. Financial Analyst - Manufacturing and Logistics

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 233393
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

Financial Analyst – Level 4       


Provide financial and operational transparency and analysis to support business planning and performance management in a manufacturing and logistics environment.


Responsible for analyzing financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information. Lead the timely and accurate preparation of various financial reports; compiles and reviews financial plans and budgets. Performs financial analysis at an expert level.

Approve and present financial statements and analysis to executive management and provide recommendations for improvements, including P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, financial ratios and cost center(s). Ensures conformance to IFRS requirements. Lead, manage and /or monitor implementation of multiple project plans and handle obstacles effectively across the organization. Identify new and innovative ways to achieve required outputs of projects.

Challenges and makes fundamental changes to address root causes of management information and reporting quality/correctness issues. Apply advanced quantitative analysis to identify the business, commercial and financial impact on the organization of different courses of action; provide advice on actions or options to improve the modeled outcome.

Key Responsibilities

Independently performs full range of standard work for the professional field. Identifies issues and proposes solutions to problems encountered, and understands financial impacts of proposed solutions by applying problem-solving skills. Ability to create advanced presentations and reporting through data mining, and present them to higher levels.  Leads process improvement opportunities and implement recommended solutions. Identifies, creates, develops and improves standards conformance. Build behind-the-scene support for ideas and plans and solicit the involvement of others to build ownership and buy-in. Demonstrates capabilities to potentially influence and to work effectively with multiple and diverse organizations, including different cultures (global colleagues). Takes ownership of assigned work through to completion; take action before being asked. Understand the business needs and direction.


BS/BA in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree is a plus.


Demonstrates and applies a comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of complex assignments.

Ability to acquire system skills to perform daily role (e.g. SAP, Hyperion Essbase, ThinkCell, Smart Analysis Applications, Qlik). SAP and Hyperion Essbase preferred. Advanced knowledge of MS Office required. Identify opportunities to utilize the digital landscape and lead the successful implementation.


Typically 8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented

above. Experience in building dashboards using Power BI or Qlik. Experience in manufacturing. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.


Primarily intra-organizational contacts. Partner with key stakeholders and ability to drive business improvements and results with key stakeholders.

Direction of Others FLSA                                                                                  

Provide general guidance or train support and/or professional staff. Lead project/process in own area, guide and mentor interns and lower level FA`s.


Disclaimer:  We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, responsibilities associated with this job family will change from time to time in accordance with the Company's business needs.  

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