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Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Hilliard, OH 43026
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Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has an open position on the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Team for a Senior Financial Analyst!



Here's a look into what you will be doing in this role:
  • Provide broad analytical support to the team, which may include efforts related to Monthly Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting, Mergers & Acquisition support / integration, Program Management, Strategic Planning, Pricing analysis, and Business Intelligence
  • Act as a liaison across several business functions including Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Sales, Operations, IT, HR, and Investor Relations providing support with adhoc analysis, forecasts, analysis, and working through impromptu projects and requests from the senior leadership team as required
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile inconsistencies, and distill details into key insights
  • Implement processes to streamline, improve, and automate recurring reporting deliverables
  • Drive through challenges to effectively deliver on commitments and timeframes
  • Provide support to challenge key assumptions and preliminary conclusions based on quantitative analysis
  • Drive ongoing efforts focused on streamlining and improving recurring reporting, including adding more insights related to trends, exceptions, and clear dashboards / visualizations
  • Manage the development and ongoing preparation of assorted decks (senior leadership presentations, board material, forecast alignment meetings, operational planning meetings, sales & ops planning, etc.)


Qualified applicants should possess the following characteristics:

  • Solid analytical skills including demonstrated aptitude for solving complex challenges, preparing analyses, building schedules, and a strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Specifically, candidates should possess a strong comfort level with advanced MS Excel functions combined with an awareness of the 'art of the possible' in terms of realizing the potential of Excel (e.g. constructing models, efficiently compiling data, doing analysis, building well-designed charts, incorporating analytics into presentations, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills; Converting conclusions derived through analytics into supporting narratives via PowerPoint
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of associates ranging from Clevel leadership to entrylevel associate across the entire enterprise
  • Proven ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and manage and prioritize work accordingly
  • Proficient with the entire suite of Microsoft Office products; namely Excel and PowerPoint. (Familiarization with ThinkCell software is an added plus, but not required).
  • Demonstrated track record of increased responsibility and influence
  • Possesses genuine 'intellectual curiosity' (seeks to understand) and has a strong interest in continuous learning & professional development
  • Demonstrated experience converting analysis into narratives through the creation of compelling, crisp, and well-designed presentations is a strong plus
  • Ambitious, motivated, and intellectually sharp
  • Some familiarization with pricing (e.g. design, strategy, and change mgmt.) is preferred, but not required
  • College degree required (Typical candidates have an educational background focused on business, finance, accounting, economics or other analytical disciplines, but exceptions will be made for the right candidate, skillset, and level of experience)
  • 3 to 5+ years of progressive FP&A experience is typical
  • Familiarity with Oracle and Hyperion Planning (EPBCS: Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service) is preferred, but not required
  • MBA and/or CPA is preferred, but not required



Posted: 2020-07-15 Expires: 2020-08-15

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Hilliard, OH 43026

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