Global Financial Analyst at Dematic Corp in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.


Have you recently graduated with a Finance or Accounting degree?  Do you want to join a large global organizationa and move into Financial Planning, and Analysis?  Dematic is now hiring for a Global Financial Analyst (Global exposure and working with financial systems).  This role can be based at our North American HQ in Grand Rapids, MI or Global HQ in Atlanta, GA. We seek a self-starter to partner with our Director FP&A to support the global finance organization and serve as a finance business partner to the executive team.  This role gives one great exposure to working in a large global organization, highly matrix Finance team, and interaction at all levels in the organization.  The role will report to our Director of Global FP&A Systems & Processes.


This individual will be responsible to support our financial systems in Oracle EPM (Hyperion Planning), conducting financial analysis, reconciliation to multiple ERP’s, headcount and workforce planning, develop automated standard reporting, and delivering standardization across the global finance planning processes. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical and interpersonal with a mindset toward process improvements.  We seek a candidate to be highly motivated and possess strong communication and collaboration skills needed to operate in a complex global organization. This is a highly visible position and offers a great opportunity for growth.  


About Dematic:

Dematic is the Supply Chain Solutions segment of the KION Group, a global leader in material handling. The KION Group is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany and is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with revenues in excess of $8.0 billion in 2018. With a global knowledge network of over 8,000 talented professionals, Dematic is able to provide customers with a unique perspective in world-class material handling solution design. Our commitment to solution development, combined with engineering centers and manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost-effective solutions globally. Our successful track record has led to the development and implementation of more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors. Dematic generated global revenues of approximately $2.5 billion in 2018.


About the role:

  • Continually monitor global business performance, creating robust analytics, and processes which facilitate the understanding of business results to provide insight into new trends, opportunities, and risks

  • Provide financial support and assistance during month-end close process to the FP&A team and to other Finance and non-Finance teams

  • Automation of global financial reporting and KPI’s and ongoing maintenance

  • Support Oracle EPM (Hyperion Planning) enhancements through documentation of business requirements and project management

  • Partner with cross functional teams to develop, document, and standardized best in class processes

  • Complete reconciliations to multiple ERP’s to ensure quality inputs into planning tool

  • Assist with integration of acquired firms into Company’s financials including educating on company policies, controls, and procedures to ensure smooth transition

  • Play a key role in project rollouts including new development, enhancements, and upgrades

  • Fulfill complex ad-hoc queries, analysis, and reporting requests submitted by business users


Required Education, Experience, and Skillset:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance or Accounting

  • 0-5+ years of progressive financial accounting and analysis experience

  • KPI/Reporting, will learn Finance Dashboards working within PowerBI or Tableau

  • Proven quantitative and analytical abilities

  • Strong MS Excel skills are essential

  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, and attention to detail

  • Ability to build trusting relationships and partnerships throughout the organization acting as a team player

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate and build meaningful relationships to drive results across functional lines

  • Ability to define, implement, and adhere to processes, policies, and procedures

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and assist in enforcing compliance with deadlines

  • Strong business communication skills for writing and verbalizing financial commentaries, discussing financial performance in terms of key business drivers, and the ability to simplify complex ideas

  • High degree of motivation, intelligence, independent worker mindset with an orientation to detail

  • A sound level of knowledge in financial accounting and reporting of the controllership function, auditing and financial systems

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the ability to think independently

  • Experience working with SAP or a similar ERP system is a plus, but not required

  • Knowledge of reporting/consolidation tools is a plus (e.g. Hyperion)

  • Occasionally travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally


Job Family Responsibilities:

Assists in analyzing financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information. Assists in the preparation of various financial reports; compiles and reviews financial plans and budgets. Assists in ensuring compliance with budget allocations. Performs financial analysis at routine levels including rate of return, depreciation, working capital, investments, budgeting, and financial and expense performance comparisons.

Key Responsibilities:

Performs basic tasks and functions for professional field of work. Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from others. Identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is not difficult or complex.