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Senior Financial Analyst

balchem
Layton, UT 84040
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  • Job Code
    120772712

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $640 million plus in revenue and north of $3 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of three business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; and Specialty Products and employs over 1,100 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit www.balchem.com.

ABILITY TO SIT IN ST.LOUIS MO, LAYTON UT OR MIDDLETOWN NY

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Financial Analyst, serves as an advisor and hands-on strategic business partner to the Business Unit Directors. This role is responsible for continuously challenging the businesses to drive strong financial performance in terms of both sales growth and profitability. The Senior Financial Analyst should have an eye towards continuous improvement and proactively lead efforts to identify opportunities and implement solutions to enhance the financial performance of the businesses. A strong candidate for this role will be able to move seamlessly between time-sensitive, tactical financial work (e.g. month end reporting and financial analysis, monthly forecasts, annual budget) and more high-level commercial support (e.g. annual strategic plans, pricing strategy, and acquisition analysis.)

This person should be a highly-skilled finance professional who has a solid foundation in standard accounting principles, and now wants to use that knowledge to go beyond processing transactions and move into influencing decisions. The individual must be highly motivated, have strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and to communicate timelines and progress. In this role, it is critical to establish good working relationships with the commercial business teams, supply chain colleagues, and the finance & accounting teams. The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills and possess strong attention to detail, while comprehending the bigger picture. The individual must be able to translate finance & accounting detail for different audiences, including Balchem's CEO, CFO, and Board of Directors. This role reports to the Commercial Finance Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead thoughtful, timely month-end reporting and financial analysis for Business Units each month. Be able to clearly tell the story of what happened, why it happened, and what we can expect going forward.
  • Lead monthly forecast and annual budget processes for Business Units, including measuring performance against the forecast and budget.
  • Help drive the organization to find ways to hit or improve on targets. Use insight, analysis and critical thinking to evaluate options and make recommendations.
  • Support the business in developing and executing on effective business strategies in preparation for the annual Strategic Reviews and throughout the year.
  • Perform routine and ad-hoc financial analysis utilizing financial modeling and business analysis techniques.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the Finance & Accounting function, including improving the quality and reliability of relevant reporting and analytics. Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and take the lead on implementing action plans.

REQUIRMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of financial analysis or relevant experience
  • Comprehensive financial analysis skills that enable development and evaluation of complex business transactions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills; results and detail oriented
  • Ownership and accountability and ability to influence others
  • Strong planning and organization skills, and proactiveness, with ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop solid working relationships across functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with numerous partners
  • Proven ability to translate requests into objectives, present clear and actionable findings, and communicate them both in writing and orally
  • Strong Excel Skills and experience in ERP systems; Power BI and Microsoft D365 is a plus
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA/CMA is a plus

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Posted: 2020-06-10 Expires: 2020-07-12

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