Sr. Financial Analyst (SFA) in Marysville, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 7/31/2020

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Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst in our Marysville, OH corporate office.

This person will assist the Finance Manager as the liaison for the Sales, Product Category and Marketing Teams with a focus on improving/sustaining portfolio profitability.

In this role you will:

  • Support the planning, budgeting and forecasting of net sales and related profitability; and media/marketing expenses
  • Articulate and understand current financial results and forecast results with a focus on net sales and related profitability; and media/marketing expenses
  • Financial analysis and business case support for new products working closely with the Product Category teams;
  • Pricing and Trade analysis and support, including working with the sales directors on customer programs;
  • Support the Marketing team on media/marketing spend
  • Ad hoc analyses and reports for the benefit of various sales, category, marketing and finance leaders;
  • This position will report to the Finance Manager.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting;
  • 3+ years of post-undergraduate work experience in public accounting or industry financial roles;
  • Operates with a sense of ownership and urgency;
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various cross functional teams
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are important, as this person will be interacting with all levels of management;
  • Ability to be creative and flexible, and should be a high achiever with the potential to move into positions of increasing responsibility.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • SAP experience or similar ERP system
  • Experience in BW / Tableau or similar analysis tool
  • CPA (active or inactive)
  • Knowledge of Hawthorne products and/or the consumer products industry

What we do for you:

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.
  • Onsite fitness center

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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