Senior Financial Analyst I - Global Analytics & Insights at Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI)

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Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for a supporting various planning, forecasting, causaling and reporting processes and analyses in support Rockwell's businesses and regions. The role reports to the Global Analytics and Insights organization and engages with other FP&A teams within the organization to develop financial plans, forecasts and analyze actual performance against those goals.

The mission of the Global Analytics and Insights organization is to provide business and functional partners with information to manage performance and support decision making, while driving operational excellence in the process. The Senior Financial Analyst will own the reporting and analytics for the business/function they support. The role utilizes global consolidation financial systems (Oracle EPM) and SAP to provide performance reporting and insight on a variety of key financial metrics including orders, sales, backlog and other key financial matrix. The Senior Analyst also works to automate processes and support simplification and standardization efforts.

Scope of duties may include:
  • Develop financial plans utilizing business partner input and leveraging standard tools and processes to enable clear explanations for financial performance in a particular region, function or business.
  • Maintain and enhance standard P&L reporting including regional and business unit performance, daily trends, and key variances to plan, forecast and prior period
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting & causals for all key financial metrics for the group
  • Present and explain financial performance and key variances and changes vs. forecast, plan and prior year
  • Developing the key drivers of the supported organization's Annual Operating Plan (AOP) by working with other financial teams and business partners
  • Ensure the predictability of results by driving standard and effective quarterly forecasts for supported areas as well as future outlooks as required by Corporate Finance
  • Assist in the transfer of workload between FP&A organizations within Rockwell to ensure continuity of business support and enabling use of standard tools and processes.
  • Developing and advocating for automation, simplification, and standardization in reporting
  • Create ad hoc analyses and respond to business inquiries to understand material drivers of financial performance
  • Closely align with the other teams in the Global Analytics and Insights organization to drive improved and standardized global processes.
  • Assist with team training efforts and help develop co-workers' FP&A skillsets and systems knowledge


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Typically requires 5 years of FP&A/ controlling experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Process improvement focus and proactive mindset with an eagerness to learn the business
  • Adept at leveraging financial systems and desktop apps to "drill down" to find answers
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret financial results and develop key takeaways and insights
  • Ability to work effectively across time zones, businesses, and functions to resolve issues
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and projects with varying deadlines
  • Proven business partner - results oriented, resourceful, service driven professional
  • Experience with Oracle EPM and SAP preferred
  • Minimal travel - less than 10%
  • Work independently with minimal supervision


This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation.

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More Information on Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI, Cleveland, OH, Chelmsford, MA and Bellevue, WA. Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903. It has 22000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 144 open jobs at Rockwell Automation, click here.
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