BlueLinx Corporation

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Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Job Locations 
US-GA-Atlanta
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
8/9/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Job ID 
4578

More information about this job

Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.

 

Position Summary

This role is part of the FP&A organization’s Business Support unit and serves as a trusted business advisor to one of three Regional Vice Presidents (RVP) and numerous General Managers.  While working with a full P&L, this person will develop analyses of periodic (monthly, weekly) business results, surfacing strategic opportunities, identifying performance gaps and proposing resolutions that lead to attainment of our business goals.  This is a highly visible role that provides the opportunity for regular interaction with C-level executives. 

 

You will be joining an elite team of finance professionals supporting a multi-billion dollar business.  We are looking for intellectually curious people who can maintain a “Big Picture” business mentality while staying focused on the details.  BlueLinx is poised for sustained growth as the housing market continues to recover … come grow with us.

Responsibilities

  • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Partner with RVPs to understand and report on business unit performance
  • Assess customer opportunities and ensure they are priced to drive incremental profitability to the bottom line
  • Develop financial tools, analyses, and metrics in support of business strategies.  Compile and analyze financial information based on ad-hoc business requests
  • Identify best practices across multiple locations to form recommendations and implement solutions to meet changing business needs
  • Perform financial analysis and identify key drivers of variances to budget and prior year
  • Participate in cross-functional business improvement projects
  • Assist in the preparation of material for investors, banking partners and the Board of Directors

Qualifications

  • BS or BA in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related discipline
  • Years of experience: 5-7 years related experience preferred; 3-5 years w/ MS/MA/MBA.

Additional

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to present the results of complex analysis clearly and effectively to a wide range of business leaders, including the CFO and CEO
  • Understanding of financial concepts and the levers which impact financial performance
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Desire to grow and move up within the organization