PPG Opex Spending Analyst, Financial Analyst II - (B2)
Santa Clara , California
February 16, 2017
The Spending Analyst reports to the PPG FP&A Manager. The Spending Analyst is responsible for delivering finance analysis in support of business unit opex operations. He/she will be working with the Business Unit controller staff to ensure that the organization delivers to its RD&E business commitments.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and prepares financial forecasts.
  • Supports business case development and other financial analysis as needed in support of BU finance.
  • Supports both internal, external, and SOX audits.
  • Supports the performance management process, providing the appropriate dashboard of financial and non-financial business metrics and analysis.
  • Provides balance sheet analysis for general ledger accounts owned by the these organizations.
  • Performs close activities including booking journal vouchers, headcount / spending analysis, and account reconciliation.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Job Specific Knowledge
  • Knowledge of financial planning and analysis
  • Proven competencies, particularly in the area of communications, presentations, financial analysis and related decision-making, problem solving, financial modeling and forecasting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team building skills, and customer relationship skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications and exposure to major ERP applications
  • E stablished communication skills, develop and execute effective presentations to BU finance and operational staff , established understanding of internal and external applications.

    • B.S. level degree or equivalent in related discipline;
    • 2-4 years of experience in Finance/Accounting.

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