Financial Analyst - Global Industrial
Naperville, IL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

The Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial projects. This is the most senior skill level, without supervisory responsibility. Job may provide advice or training to less experienced financial analyst jobs. This position is in our Global Industrial Finance Organization, located in Naperville, IL. Reporting to the Sales Analysis & Planning Manager, this position will be responsible for providing direct financial support to the Global Industrial Division teams on reporting initiatives. This position will be expected to understand Global Industrial's various customer programs and act as a business partner to the finance and sales teams through BI and Power BI reporting, development of performance dashboards, and ongoing improvement projects. This position will also work closely with other internal departments as needed to support the responsibilities noted below.

What's in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food and healthy environments

  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth

  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:

  • Work directly with the Sales Analysis & Planning Manager and divisional finance teams to support existing reporting utilizing SAP, BI (BEx), Power BI, and Excel

  • Work with Microsoft Dynamics CRM to analyze and report on net new business and other KPIs

  • Support expansion of Power BI-based sales, operating and working capital dashboard reporting

  • Develop best in practice tools and consistent standardized reporting dashboards for divisional finance partners and senior management

  • Support machine-learning initiatives

  • Continually identify and execute process improvements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or related field, MBA preferred

  • 2 years of work experience; 1 year of corporate/operational finance

  • Prior experience working with large data sets, data analytics, margin improvement projects and pricing requests preferred

  • Power BI experience or Tableau

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Prior experience working with financial data and financial reporting systems

  • Highly proficient in Excel

  • No immigration sponsorship offered for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High attention to detail and the ability to work independently

  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity; able to self-manage well; highly accountable

  • Result oriented; proactive; and possesses a high level of integrity

  • SAP and BI (BEx) experience

  • Dynamics CRM or Salesforce experience

  • Local candidates preferred


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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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