Financial Analyst (HID5664)

Full-time
HID Global
2019-05-10
Region: 
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

We are seeking a driven financial analyst that will be leading day to day activities to support our Operations & Business Excellence Finance team. This role will work closely with the business partners from all functions around overall product costing, financial planning & reporting, and business initiatives

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Financial Analysis, ensuring global standardization and compliance with IFRS/GAAP and Corporate accounting rules, policies, and procedures
  • Performs month end closing activities including P&L and Inventory variance analysis
  • Maintains product costs and performs quarterly cost updates
  • Develop financial estimates on new and proposed products or services as well as recommending cost efficiencies relative to a new product layout
  • Support the quarterly/annual forecast processes including planning for headcount, cost savings, CAPEX investments by business segmentation
  • Perform weekly/monthly financial reporting; including production of financial/operational performance metrics and comparison vs. forecast/plan
  • Prepare financial presentations for operational reviews and other meetings as required
  • Partners with the operational team and drives improvements and efficiencies around cost analysis and “lean” manufacturing processes
  • Actively participate in the analysis around our product profitability, supply chain sourcing, manufacturing capacity and cost savings/working capital initiatives
  • Partners with supply chain on day to day activities and key strategic initiatives, including cost benefit analysis, compiling final recommendations and presenting to management
  • Supports diverse ad hoc analysis requests

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Able to work in a Global environment
  • Familiarity with IFRS/GAAP
  • A proven track record of proactive communication, setting priorities, managing expectations and delivering on commitments
  • Ability to influence key individuals at multiple levels of the organization through effective communication and presentations
  • Translates data into actionable information
  • Naturally curious and inquisitive with the ability to breakdown issues (i.e., simplify & prioritize)

Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4-6 years of accounting/finance experience preferred

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.

Computer Skills     

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc
  • Experience with Oracle or similar ERP system, BI Tools and HFM a plus

Customer Expectations

  • Strong team player who thrives in working both cross functionally and globally

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  

HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 
If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.