R00974849 Financial Analyst External Reporting (Maplewood, MN)

Employer Name 3M   Address 3M Center
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City Maplewood
Education Bachelors Degree   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55144-0001

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Job Description

3M is seeking a Financial Analyst for the Global Financial Accounting Center (GFAC) External Reporting group located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst for External Reporting is a highly visible position within 3Mís Global Financial Accounting Center. The Financial Analyst serves as the external reporting resource for the Company in its SEC filings and works with both internal and external customers on most external communications to analysts and 3M investors.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Assist in the preparation of the quarterly 10-Q and annual 10-K regulatory filings.
Assist in the Companyís medical and retirement plan financial statement preparations.
Prepare, maintain and communicate support to internal and external clients on all regulatory filings.
Ensure compliance with SEC filing requirements, such as Regulation S-X and S-K.
Review and provide input and consultation to the Companyís Investor Relations organization on the Companyís earnings releases and associated presentations/speeches.
Primary responsibility for impairment testing, deferred revenue analysis, and 3M Foundation reporting.
Collaborating with internal and external reporting resources to drive continued enhancements in data automation, process improvements, and other reporting enhancements related to continued ERP deployment.
Provide assistance with special projects as needed, for example: providing technical accounting guidance to clients and reviewing externally reported financial information.
Interface with the Companyís SOX, Global Financial Standards, and Accounting Research groups as required concerning new accounting standards or periodic reviews of existing standards.

Basic Qualifications:

Possess a Bachelorís degree or higher in finance or accounting (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience in accounting and/or finance in a private, public, government or military environment
Experience with U.S. GAAP

Preferred Qualifications:

CPA certification.
Three (3) or more combined years of accounting and/or finance experience.
Experience with external reporting.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (at all levels in the organization).
Public accounting experience.
Strong organizational and prioritization skills, including attention to detail.
Demonstrated competencies in the use of SAP, GEDW and Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel and Word.
Team player with ability to work with a variety of internal and external clients in a consultative role. Able to establish and maintain productive relationships.

Location: Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic and/or international travel

Relocation: is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where youíll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

Required Skills

Possess a Bachelorís degree or higher in finance or accounting (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience in accounting and/or finance in a private, public, government or military environment
Experience with U.S. GAAP

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other