Senior Business Analyst

Company Name:
Masco Corporation
Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) today is one of the world's largest manufacturers of brand-name products for the home improvement and building product markets. Masco is also a leading provider of a variety of building products and services. Our home products include faucets, kitchen and bath cabinets, paints and stains, bath and shower units, spas, showering and plumbing specialties, windows and decorative hardware. We have market leading brands in architectural coatings (Behr , KILZ ), windows (Milgard , Griffin , Premier ), plumbing (Delta , Hansgrohe , Axor , Brizo , Bristan , BrassCraft , Cobra ), cabinetry (KraftMaid , Merillat , Quality , Moores ), bathing (Aqua Glass , American Shower & Bath , H ppe ), and home hardware and other specialty products (Arrow , Hot Springs Spas , Brainerd , Liberty Hardware ).
We currently have an immediate opportunity at our corporate office for a Senior Business Analyst.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Group Director of Finance, the Senior Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the Group Director of Finance and the Group Executive team in their overall management of the business units under their responsibility in financial and related business issues. Indirectly, the position also supports Masco's overall corporate financial system and structure (e.g. CFO, Financial Reporting, FP&A;, etc.) and non-financial functions in the execution of their responsibilities. Primary responsibilities of the position include providing analysis and support to Group Management in the following areas:
Operational & Financial Performance Monitoring & Improvement
Assist in the monitoring of the financial, operational and strategic performance of the business units; follow-up on unusual trends and variance to expectations.
Assist Group Director of Finance and/or Business Unit Financial Management in actions to drive improved financial, operational and strategic performance.
Business Decision-Support
Assist Group Management and Business Unit Management in providing information clarity, analysis and insights to support key business decisions related to major investments and/or changes in financial, operational or strategic direction (e.g. strategic funding requests; capital; growth/exit of lines of business; ERP; M&A;/divestitures etc.).
Financial Control
Monitor and conduct on-site reviews of critical balance sheet and income statement accounts and provide input as to the overall control environment at the business units to ensure a sound basis for reliance on the underlying system of detailed controls.
Liaise and coordinate with respective parties (business unit CFO and Masco financial functions such as Corporate Control Services, Financial Reporting, FP&A;, Internal Audit, Tax and Treasury) in ensuring that critical and sensitive issues are resolved adequately and on a timely basis.
Assist Financial Reporting and FP&A; on external and management reporting matters as well as providing insights for understanding and explaining business unit and segment reporting financial performance and outlook.
Forecasting & Planning
Assess the adequacy of and provide the appropriate direction on financial forecasts.
Assess and provide feedback and guidance on operational and strategic plans.
Assist in the development and execution of any cross business unit and Platform strategies and initiatives.
Other/Special Projects
Assist the Group Director of Finance and/or Business Unit Management on special projects of high impact.
Assist Masco Corporate Financial leadership on special function related projects.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting. MBA, CPA or CMA preferred.
7-10 years relevant leadership experience in business/financial/strategic planning and finance.
Demonstrates strong analytical skills with a high level of competence and proficiency in financial analysis; business analysis; planning; and financial, business and econometric modeling.
Strong inter-personal, organizational, multi-tasking and written and oral communication skills.
High level of professional excellence characterized by sound judgment skills, and drive for results.
Software skills: strong Microsoft Excel skills required; PowerPoint skills a plus.
Experience with Hyperion Financial Management system preferred, not mandatory.
Ability to handle dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Self-starter, ability to work independently.
Proven ability to handle confidential information and interact effectively with senior financial management.
Must be willing to travel 20% to 30% of the time.
Must be open and capable to relocate to a Business Unit or to other corporate roles within 3-4 years.
Acceptance of requirements beyond a 40 hour work week.
Critical Competencies
Strong business acumen
Strong accounting foundation
Financial and Analytical skills (beyond information to critical insights)
Self-starter
Exceptional inter-personal relationship and communication skills at all levels
Operational experience is preferred but not mandatory
Process management
Dealing with ambiguity
Ability to manage projects
Masco is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a culture that supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Auto req ID 12835BR
Job Title Senior Business Analyst
Business Unit Masco Corporation
Job Posting Category Accounting/Finance
City Taylor
State/Province Michigan
Country United States

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