Financial Planning and Analysis Massachusetts Remote

Boston, MA, US

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Analyst Job Description

Beacon is the largest publicly traded distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. We are among the oldest and most established distributors in the industry. Beacon is a leading provider of commercial and residential roofing, siding, windows, decking, insulation, specialty lumber, waterproofing, etc. to the North American building industry. Leveraging a network of trusted regional construction suppliers, we have supported contractors who rely on us to run their businesses for nearly 100 years. 

We have an outstanding opportunity for a FP&A Analyst. The position will primarily focus on sales analysis for the North Division of Beacon Building Products. More details are below:

Position Summary

This role will act as a pivotal business resource to the sales team at all levels and assist with creating continuous improvement throughout the organization. Your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Timely preparation, reporting and analysis of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual results
  • Provide a broad variety of sales analysis including but not limited to: variance analysis, Line-of-Business, trend, volume, customer, vendor and item profitability analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate highly complex financial data from different computer systems and interpret information for the purpose of determining financial performance/trends
  • Communicate and present financial results and various analytical reports to branch, region and division staff and management
  • Calculate monthly commissions and for sales team
  • Coordinate and process annual customer incentives, from set-up to payout
  • Provide reporting and analysis for other divisional functional departments as needed
  • Assist with divisional annual budgeting process

Desired Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate must be able to think and act strategically but also be a hands-on problem solver with strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 year’s financial experience
  • Experience in a multi-location environment to effectively communicate with and influence all levels of the organization and drive change
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Strong technical accounting understanding and a solid understanding of, and experience with, quantitative and qualitative financial analysis
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working in a demanding, high performance work environment and team oriented culture
  • Proficiency with MS Office products is required including an advanced understanding of Excel. A quick learner on systems and applications including Excel Power Pivot, Power Query, Tableau, Prophix, Mincron, and Cognos.

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