The Watts Water Technologies family of companies designs and manufactures valves and related products that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial, and municipal applications. Everything we design is made to keep the Earth’s most precious resource safer, cleaner, and more useful for our customers.
Seeking high potential Senior Finance Analyst or Finance Manager to join Watts Water Technologies and act as the primary finance partner for the America’s Drains business team and VP GM. Reporting to the Sr. Finance Manager for the Fluid Solutions and Drains platforms, this individual will be responsible for performance in the key areas of commercial excellence, operational effectiveness and operating profit. Core competencies for this position will include, but are not limited to, servicing internal customers with Monthly Operating Reviews, Forecasting, Budgeting, Strategic Planning and New Product Development, all of which, requires an ability to navigate complex datasets to prepare meaningful information that will drive informed decision making, respond to finance deliverables and establish business performance metrics that accurately measure the health of the Drains business. This individually will also be expected to work cross-functionally in an effort to identify areas of improvement in processes, influence change, identify waste and implement best practice.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Monitor, analyze, investigate, and report variances to budget, forecast and prior periods.
Provide meaningful, timely financial analysis of business performance and opportunities.
Coordinate the development of annual operating plan and multi-year strategic plans.
Prepare monthly and quarterly financial forecast updates.
Compile and maintain operational metrics (KPI’s).
Perform financial analysis as needed in support of business decision making (i.e., NPD, CAPEX, etc.)
Assure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, GAAP and Watts Accounting Policies and Procedures.
Act as the go-to person for finance understanding or insight into defined projects (i.e. Stage Gate / NPD).
Interact with project leaders and support / guide decision making on the basis of pro-forma analysis.
Proactively seek out continuous improvements in existing processes to drive productivity/ efficiencies.
Participate in ad-hoc projects and prepares various ad-hoc reports.
BS/BA in Accounting / Finance or related BS/BA degree with equivalent experience. MBA/CMA a plus
3+ years of Experience in a similar role within finance or accounting for a manufacturing company.
Demonstrated ability in analyzing, interpreting and communicating financial information to various levels of management.
Capable of effectively manipulating and organizing large amounts of data.
Self-motivated, problem solver with a strong attention to detail.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Superior organizational skills, ability to multi-task and rearrange priorities as needed
Must be flexible and able to accurately work under time constraints and deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of the financial statements with strong business acumen.
Strong analytical / modeling skills a plus. Advanced Excel skills a plus.
Experience with Hyperion Financial Management, QAD, PowerBi or Tableau preferred.
Strong communicator with an ability to interact with all levels of the Watts organization
Travel requirements are minimal
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work in office environment.
May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.
As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)
EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:
1. Collaborate Across Workgroup
2. Initiate Positive Change
3. Deliver High Quality Results
4. Focus on the Customer
5. Develops Self & Others
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