• Senior Financial Analyst Job

    Acuity Brands Conyers, GA 30013

    Job #1978748453

  • We Light the Way!

    Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.

    Your Mission

    Provide financial support and day-to-day reporting and operational analysis for the various teams that support Commercial product development. Evaluate investment opportunities, and partner with the product team to help the leaders understand trends in their business.

    How you will contribute:

    • Prepare and review key performance indicators (KPIs)

    • Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements along with other analysis of performance

    • Ensure all cost centers within the group you support are reviewed on at least a quarterly basis for accuracy

    • Work with the teams to provide input for the rolling forecast process

    • Respond timely and thoughtfully to ad-hoc financial requests and ROI analysis

    • Present results to team leaders, identifying key trends in performance

    • Identify areas for processes improvements across all areas and participate in group and matrix partner kaizen events

    • Focus support for the Product Engineering and Commercial Operations teams.

    • Provide month-end support and reporting to the Product Management teams

    What we are looking for in you

    • Financial Knowledge: Understands and can analyze income statements and balance sheets; experience processing journal entries and analyzing month-end results is always a plus

    • Analytical Skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it; exhibits a curious mind and provides actionable insights

    • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project

    • System Proficiency: Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and familiarity with ERP and Query Tools (Power BI, Hyperion, OneStream, and Oracle).

    • Collaboration: Works well with a range of people from across the business

    • Problem Solving: Provides practical solutions to problems, participates in product group and matrix partner kaizen events

    • Communication: Ability to communicate clearly across multiple channels of communication (verbal, email, PowerPoint).

    • Proactivity: Proactive, self-driven, curious, loves learning.

    • Persistence: Follows through on items without being managed. Resourceful, has grit, and a positive can-do attitude.

    Qualified Applicants will have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar area of study

    • 1-3 years of financial analysis experience

    • Conceptual understanding of US GAAP

    Travel Requirements

    Physical Requirements

    • Sedentary Work

    We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

    Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands.

    We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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