Senior Financial Analyst

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

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Job Description

3M is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for the Industrial and Safety Market Center located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join the Industrial and Safety Market Center (ISMC). This market center focuses on driving over $4 Billion in Global sales across multiple divisions at 3M with a customer focused approach, and brings together sales and marketing programs aligned to the customer needs as well as the division strategies.

The person hired for this position will report to the ISMC Finance Manager and become a member of the Safety & Industrial Business Group Business Finance Team. They will also be a valued member of the ISMC cross functional team and responsible for providing financial analysis and counsel on the operational and strategic initiatives of the market center. This role offers development opportunities to lead cross functional and cross divisional projects and processes, work with the functional business leaders to achieve goals, and engage with senior level management across 3M.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Provide financial counsel to the organization leaders and teams (example: US Sales Director, Channel Director, Channel Operations Manager, International Manager)
Lead the monthly rolling estimate process and division alignment meetings
Coordinate with the International country business and finance teams on monthly reporting & analysis of results
Counsel on Customer Incentive Plans and improving distributor profitability
Provide financial analysis and ROI on channel marketing programs
Engage in identifying and driving Channel and End User initiatives
Provide analysis and counsel on department budgets and spending
Develop and drive the attainment of the annual operating plan
Proactively develop analysis and work with business to drive change and continue to transform the market center model to gain efficiencies
Articulate results of financial analysis, influence business thinking, and negotiate outcomes to ensure business results attainment
Engage/Partner with multiple division finance teams, Marketing Services Organization, and Global Service Center
Assure full compliance with U.S. GAAP and 3M financial standards

Required Skills

Basic Qualifications:

Possess a Bachelorís degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in Accounting and/or Finance in aprivate, public, government or military environment
Minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in financial statement preparation and/or execution of business queries in aprivate, public, government or military environment
Minimum of three (3) years of experience providing business counsel in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelorís degree or higher in Finance, Accounting and/or Economics from an accredited institution
MBA, CPA and/or CMA certification
SAP experience
Advanced knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint with strong attention to detail
Experience working on cross functional, cross business unit, and global teams
Sound analytical & critical thinking skills with a strategic mindset
Solid business acumen with ability to use internal and external data to provide counsel and influence decision making
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Self-starter with ability to identify problems and find solutions to reach objectives
Ability to drive, react to, and embrace change

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

Location: Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to 10% Domestic 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)