Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist

Big Lake, Minnesota

Posted in Building and Construction

This job has expired.

Job Info

The Productivity Analyst will support the CFO. Candidate will work with the project controls team to provide an analysis of cost/expense issues in current business results and provide recommendations for profit improvement. Candidates in this position should be comfortable working with deadlines and have strong attention to detail.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare monthly cost reports and support monthly reviews with Parent Company
  • Analyze cost results against plan and historical to identify pressure or opportunity in financial results
  • Work closely with the procurement team to track execution and quantify companywide savings initiatives
  • Work closely with project controls team to forecast revenue and identify pressures on project budgets
  • Evaluate and quantify the monthly impact of inflation and other economic factors affecting our business results
  • Performs complex research by gathering data from a variety of sources, which may include operational data, metrics, competitor information, and feedback from business partners.
  • Conducts analyses based on operational, economic and/or financial data to quantify the competitive performance of business segments, evaluate potential operational changes, and/or design new approaches and methodologies.
  • Develops, modifies, and distributes standard and ad hoc reports/dashboards to better understand the overall business and/or unit.
  • Develops presentations and shares findings as well as recommendations.
  • Displays strong research, problem solving, analytical, critical thinking, influencing, relationship management, and presentation skills
Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibility. This job operates in a clerical office setting.

Physical Demands

This is a largely sedentary role; however, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, office equipment or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and lift more than 10 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is required to work in an indoor environment.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Evening and other weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Minimal travel, if any, is required for this role.

Required Education and Experience
  • 2+ years of FP&A, productivity, or business analysis experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field - Finance, accounting, business administration
  • MBA a plus
  • Enjoys a collaborative in-person work environment, work from home flexibility to be coordinated with broader team and manager
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Has experience working with large, complex data sets in large organizations
  • Has strong excel modelling skills
  • An understanding both the front-end report design in Power BI and basic understanding of database management is a plus
  • Knowledge of Oracle EPM and smartview experience a plus
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects combined with strong follow through skills
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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