Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Financial Analyst – Management Reporting in Newport News, Virginia
Act as a Decision Support contact for requests for Management Reporting, which include but are not limited to the following:
Enhance the Management Reporting processes through continuous improvement efforts: enhance visual aids to portray results and provide more actionable results for the business, streamline the process to reduce non-value added activities during the process.
Assist in the maintenance, design, and validation of standard management reporting, assuring that they are actionable and meets customer needs
Understand data sources and definitions to identify ways of adding value to the business through report development and data requests.
Be responsive to new report requests that arise as we change our business model and related reporting needs/requirements
Work closely with other DSC Groups in assessing when to convert repetitive ad hoc reporting requests into standard monthly reports
Revise/Modify existing reports/queries to maintain alignment with other existing reports and business definitions
Work with DSC department, Business Groups, and Field Finance members to understand their needs in developing recurring management reporting or dashboards incorporating input from PeopleSoft Financials, BI data warehouse, and other non-PeopleSoft sources
Manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and deliver high quality, accurate, and timely results
Other areas of responsibility
Be an active participant and provide in special projects to support DSC goals, visions and requests
Provide supporting data to assist with analysis to highlight significant variances from Budget, Prior Year, etc in standard management reports for Field Finance and Executive Leadership
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience in Finance, Analytics or Accounting within the private sector in for-profit enterprises
Technical knowledge of Microsoft software applications (i.e., Access, Excel)
Experience with designing reports utilizing Excel
Ability to work on several projects at once
Ability to present detailed analysis and research results to all levels within the organization
Ability to work independently
Ability to solve difficult and sometimes complex problems
Ability to effectively communicate financial/data-driven results to management and a larger audience
Must possess organizational skills and a detail-oriented nature
Preferred, not required
Knowledge of SQL basic query building and design
Advanced technical knowledge of VBA code macros, SQL, etc.
Experience with designing reports utilizing Microsoft Power BI or COGNOS for analysis a plus
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.