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Financial Analyst, GASP Job


King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Procurement / Purchasing
Posting Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Financial  Analyst, GASP


Situation in organization

 The Financial Analyst reports to the Director of Purchasing Performance, Has one contractor analyst as direct report, to assist in data extraction.


Key Activities and responsibilities


Financial Reporting & Analytics (60%) 

  •  Oversee the preparation of budgets and forecasts for both Logistics and GASP department on a monthly and annual basis
  •  Implement and administer established accounting and controlling policies, procedures and practices to meet finance requirements supporting short and long-term business needs
  • Provide KPI reports and gather feedback on group effectives by meeting with Plant management
  • Lead the Global Savings Tracking and Analysis Process
  • Develop and present global and US savings results for both GASP and Logistics
  • Lead and improve the spend and savings analysis tools
  • Lead and manage savings declaration and tracking process for all businesses and sites. Manage savings budget process for both Logistics and GASP
  • Develop and Manage Spend Analysis of US spend data for Logistics and GASP
  • Lead development of key global metrics to drive savings performance improvement
  • Perform detailed quarterly analysis of spend for Logistics and GASP
  • Perform detailed quarterly analysis for GASP savings on a US and on a global basis
  • Prepare annual reports on Logistics and GASP for parent company
  • Manage and track supplier rebates program
  • Manage, train and coach temporary positions that support spend and supplier reporting processes
  • Responsible for setting and enforcing savings definition rules
  • Provide spend analysis and other metrics to category managers leading sourcing events
  • Prepare and analyze cost center expenses versus budget
  • Support the Supplier Relationship Management Process
  • Support Procurement Master Data Maintenance activities
  • Monthly KPIs issuance including savings report


Global and US Initiatives and Communication

  • Prepare BU governance meeting document and data
  • Process and Tools Improvement, Assist the Director of Performance for the preparation of Document for project implementation


Context and environment

  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents
  • Position must follow all Arkema, Inc. guidelines, policies and procedures. 
  • Travel to Arkema sites as required


Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Finance
  • 7+ years of experience in Procurement/Supply Chain/Finance within an industrial environment
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, excellent PowerPoint skills and strong knowledge of SAP
  • Power BI
  • Proficient in Analytical Software knowledge
  • International business experience, comfort dealing with international issues preferred


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Results-oriented, self-starter with strong business financial acumen
  • Excellent analytical skills, strong quantitative orientation
  • Ability to effectively communicate and defend financial priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to interact with all functions and levels of management

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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