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Principal Finance Analyst in Tampa, FL at CIRCOR Career Site

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


BUSINESS:   Industrial 


DIRECT REPORTING:   Director, Finance




Position Summary

The Principal Financial Analyst will be a key position on the Industrial Valves Americas Finance team.  This role will report to the Director of Finance supporting Global Manufacturing Operations in Tampa, New York, and India.  The individual will work cross-functionally with many  business unit colleagues to support working capital initiatives, manufacturing business cases, and operational performance metrics.  The role requires an analytical and detail oriented person who can communicate effectively in a complex and fast-paced environment.

Principal Activities

  • Reporting and Analysis: Prepare and analyze performance reports, financial statements and operational metrics. Present and effectively communicate performance results to local and IVA Group management teams in local currency and USD to facilitate a clear understanding of key performance indicators and provide insight into cost drivers. Complete or follow up on others to complete all required financial and KPI inputs to the consolidated reporting system on a timely basis. 
  • Provide analysis on financial performance and variances for use by the Company for corporate presentations.
  • Provide support to strategic corporate initiatives and projects: presentations, complex scenarios analyses, financial modeling, etc.
  • Controlling, Planning and Forecasting: Take the lead role in the preparation of the annual operating budget and monthly forecasts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows).  Oversee budget accountability process with budget owners. 
  • Financial Projects: Provide financial leadership for activities involving Sales and Operations and as directed by the Director-Finance.  Examples include make vs. buy studies, product line P&Ls, operations restructuring, distribution and pricing analyses and activity-based costing.
  • Cash Flow: Prepare periodic cash flow forecasts and reports and coordinate these forecasts and actual reporting against forecast with Financial Shared Services.
  • Initiatives: Provide financial support to drive key site improvement initiatives including, but not limited to, project accounting, pricing controls, product line reporting, SKU margin improvement and cost reduction programs. 
  • All other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

The successful candidate must be a high-energy, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial.  The individual should have a track record of success within a faced paced organization, where they have demonstrated the desire for growth and ability to embrace change.  They should also possess:

  • Superior numeric skills, with strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
  • Well organized and able to meet established deadlines across multiple projects.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills (written and oral), with the ability to effectively communicate and work with all levels of the organization.
  • Able to recognize and understand the organization’s preferences and priorities.
  • Possess the desire for continuous learning and development, whether it be analytical, systems, or process skills.
  • Ability to perform Percentage of Completion (POC) accounting.
  • Demonstrate ability to use SAP BPC and/or Hyperion.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or equivalent
  • MBA is a plus
  • 7+ years of professional experience with an emphasis on financial analysis, consolidations and technical accounting
  • Large, multinational corporate experience in manufacturing a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills:  financial modeling, data management, and data consolidation preferred.


  • US Citizen
  • Travel ~ 10-20% CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities



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