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Financial Analyst - Columbia, South Carolina

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: SC, US

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  In this position, you will aid in the consolidation of financial reporting, monthly forecasts, and yearly budgets.  You will also be responsible for developing, executing, and analyzing financial reports/models that aid in the decision making of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Financial loading and consolidations – actuals, forecasts, and budgets
  • Developing financial reports and models using SAP, Hyperion, and MS Excel
  • Month end responsibilities include making journal entries, reconciling G/L accounts, executing and distributing financial reports, and analyzing financial data
  • Liaison between Business Unit Controllers and other staff to resolve issues, compile data, and answer questions
  • Back up for Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager
  • Other ad hoc requests/special projects consistent with company objectives

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work extended hours as needed especially during the closing process in the beginning of every month
  • Available to travel overnight to manufacturing sites as required (typically 2-3 times a year)

Skills and Experience

  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years accounting and/or finance experience
  • Proficient in MS Office – Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • SAP and/or Hyperion experience a big plus
  • MBA a plus, but not required
  • Pursuing CMA or CPA designation is a plus

COMPETENCIES:   To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • Analytical - the individual must be able to analyze complex and vast amounts of information.
  • Problem solving - the individual gathers and analyzes information skillfully and identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Decision making - the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes decisions in a timely manner.
  • Planning/organizing - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans.
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills

Education

Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

 

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