Financial Analyst
Siemens Infrastructure and Cities - Wendell, NC

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Main Responsibilities:
The Financial Analyst will provide financial support to Medium Voltage and Systems (MS) Business Unit. The person will support both front end analysis and after contract award analysis of product orders and construction project orders. The Financial Analyst may also have financial oversight for a particular product line in the MS Business Unit primarily responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, cost control, balance sheet review, other ad hoc reporting and contract administration. Must have the ability to work within a matrix organization and interact with local and global management teams in order to accomplish business goals.
Key Skills:
- Knowledge of standard costing systems
- Working knowledge of construction contract accounting
- Financial forecasting of revenue & costs for product orders and construction projects
- Variance analysis of actual vs. budget vs. forecast
- Understanding of manufacturing processes
- Basic experience with change order & claims management
- Ability to lead meetings & drive margin improvement on projects
- Ability to assess and identify risks early in a project
- Candidate must possess strong analytical, organizational & internal control skills
- Experience reviewing & understanding terms & conditions for customer & company

Other Responsibilities
- Lead process improvement projects across multiple functions
- Support order/booking forecast
- Interacts with management to resolve business issues
- Prepare and present presentations to peers and management
- Analyze large amounts of data, interpret, and summarize the findings
- Write procedures and policies as well as implement them

Key competencies to fulfill the role are:
- Business acumen
- Ability to influence others, including management
- Leadership
- Results oriented
- Attention to detail
- Work independently with little direction
- Comprehensive understanding of ERP systems
- Initiative
- Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time
- Ambition to advance to other positions

Other Skills:
- Intermediate to Advanced SAP
- Advanced Excel
- Intermediate PowerPoint