Lead financial analysis as a business partner providing a breadth of insights and decision support to deliver the Company’s vision and strategy.
Lead financial analysis of business and product-lines including data mining/opportunity identification in order to provide recommendations that support objectives. This includes benchmarking studies, cost comparisons, productivity/efficiency studies, etc
Spearhead the process to develop spending plans (business and department level), ensuring integration with strategic and operating plans. Perform scenario planning to understand and anticipate key risks & opportunities for appropriate action plans
Manage reporting program including analytics/actionable insights by business, product line, & department. Includes detailed understanding of key drivers in order to influence continuous improvement across resource allocation, investments, manufacturing, and sourcing strategies
Lead evaluation and implementation of business intelligence initiatives (tools/process) that enhance reporting systems, quality and timeliness for optimal business decisions
Ensure related financial targets and in-process performance measures are effective and enabling optimal results. Partner with cross-functional leaders to continuously improve measures
Lead capital planning process across the business to develop a project portfolio linked to strategy. This includes financial analysis of various projects to guide optimal capital allocation
Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
Three (3) years' experience in Finance or Accounting Analysis
Proficient at Microsoft Office; SAP experience is a plus but not required
Strategic Thinking-Ability to leverage financial insights to influence strategy and operations; Applies innovation to financial processes to support growth and cost optimization
Change Leadership-Communicates business need for a change in strategy and processes. This includes defining vision state, leading change/engaging teams, and implementin
Analytical and problem-solving-Ability to analyze a breadth of data for relationships and in-depth understanding in order to incluence financial plans and continuous improvement
Communication and Collaboration skills - Both verbally and in writing with managers, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company