R00975584 Business Accounting Analyst (Maplewood, MN)

Employer Name 3M   Address 3M CTR 0224-01-N-10
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2 3M CTR 0224-01-N-10
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 Business Accounting Analyst for the US Business Accounting Team located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Business Accounting Analyst will perform the responsibilities ensuring the P&L is closed for the US working with both the Global Service Center and Business Finance. This role will also include the responsibilities associated with the Area Process Leader (APL) for Record to Report for Business Accounting.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Perform the responsibilities of reviewing the accuracy of the P&L (SAP, interim state & legacy), including leading the Business Group Close meetings.
Collaborate with various organizations to understand how current business processes work to ensure the P&L is accurate and closed in a timely manner.
Optimize processes, interfacing between the US based Finance teams and the Global Service Center.
Partner with the business group, division and plant Finance teams to understand business events driving financial impacts, including leading regular connection points throughout the month and month end close meetings.
Provide change leadership through organizational, process and systems transitions.
Partner with Finance and Accounting organizations for US pre-deployment business readiness and post-deployment success for Accounting & Counsel Liaison activities, working with Finance teams who perform these activities, RTR Reporting & Analytics Super Users, and other partner organizations within and outside of Finance.
Partner with US APL Organization, defining and understanding performance metrics, monitoring KPIs, and identifying improvement and value realization opportunities for the Accounting & Counsel Liaison pillar.

Basic Qualifications:

Possess a Bachelorís degree or higher (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
Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience leading and/or participating on project teams in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelorís degree or higher in Accounting (ex. Master of Accountancy) or Finance
CPA and/or CMA certification
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Accounting processes
SAP experience, Lead SME experience
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to effectively influence and collaborate with partner organizations
Project leadership
Process improvement mindset, experience with Lean Six Sigma / LMS 2.0 methodology
Considers implications across Finance and functional teams
Demonstrates ability to think "outside of the box" and embrace change
Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
Highly proactive, self-starter with ability to drive change
Proven problem solver with success at implementing change
Sound analytical skills
Advanced user of Excel & experience with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word)
Experience running queries from a data warehouse

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% travel to the US
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.

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