Johnstone Supply - Corpor Financial Analyst in Portland, Oregon
Johnstone Supply, Inc., the nation’s largest HVACR distribution Cooperative, has a great opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our team. Johnstone has been in business for over 60 years and has grown into an industry leader with 435 store locations and over $2.5 billion in annual sales. We work with some of the largest companies in the world, including Daikin/Goodman, Honeywell, Emerson, Johnson Controls, and Fujitsu, to provide our customers with world class products, technical expertise, and quality service.
As a member of the Finance team, the Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the financial analysis of the operating performance of the Cooperative by performing budget analysis, debt analysis, and other detailed scenario modeling.
Participate in the company strategic planning process by providing appropriate data and information to Senior Leadership.
Support the creation, reporting and analysis of financial and operating metrics (monthly, quarterly, annual).
Participate as a key Finance team member in developing the annual budget and rolling three-year projections.
Accumulate, organize, and manipulate quantitative data to identify and explain trends, problems and their causes.
Provide analytical, quantitative and “what-if” financial modeling assistance in support of Company objectives in the areas of decision support and historical analysis.
Develop and deliver, in a timely manner, pro-active and insightful analysis of a variety of past and forecasted results to operating management.
Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual financial analysis including, inventory, Member and Vendor sales and margin analysis.
Assist with various quarterly and annual analysis for Board and Finance Committee reporting.
Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
Perform special projects and analytics at the Corporate and Member level, provides and presents recommendations via written reporting, Board reporting and oral presentations.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university, with preference given to degrees in Finance, Accounting, or Economics; At least 3 years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
Advanced technical skillset: MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Outlook.
Familiarity with SQL is preferred but not required for this role.
Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities; strategic think with strong business acumen and great attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience in modelling, applying data manipulation, data mining, and advanced analytical techniques, producing insightful and factual conclusions.
An inquisitive nature of exploring, asking questions, and seeking answers to complex business problems and ability to analyze current and past financial data and performance.
Knowledge of Cooperative structure and operations and wholesale distribution industry is helpful, but not required for this position.
Ability to support business leaders and drive profitable growth, with a solid foundation in the practical application of financial forecasting, business planning and analysis.
Ability to challenge current strategies or objectives and propose alternative recommendations, as necessary, based on in-depth knowledge of analytical methods and approaches.
Ability to distill complex findings and concepts into key data-points and visualizations.
Knowledge of GAAP and how it applies to financial planning and analysis.
Ability to write a verbal synopsis of financial status and activities.
Ability to communicate information across different individuals, departments, and external parties.
Ability to listen and converse in a clear and professional manner.
Ability to effectively present information both orally and in writing.
Excellent communication skills and a commitment to teamwork and building effective relationships.
Johnstone Supply is strongly interested in hiring a great candidate that exhibits work behaviors & values that are conducive to building and maintaining a strong and effective company culture. These behaviors include:
Customer Focused: Taking the perspective of who we serve into everything we do, anticipating their needs, and responding quickly.
Own It: Focus on the goal and show initiative, with a sense of urgency and pride in doing things right the first time.
One Team: We win together, with everyone playing their role and leveraging the strengths of the team.
Innovate: Embracing and creating positive change to continuously improve and developing competitive, valuable solutions.
Engage: Seek out and share information to make sure everyone is fully informed and aware of what they need to know to succeed.
Johnstone offers a competitive wage and benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(k) with company match, and PTO after 90 days. Our commitment to continuous improvement & investment in our people is only matched by our commitment to superior customer experience. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, apply now.
Visit our website, found here (https://www.johnstonesupply.com/our-history) , for more information about our growing company.