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Sr Financial Systems & Budgeting Systems Analyst Job


Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Finance and Accounting
Posting Date:  Oct 15, 2021

Sr. Financial Systems & Budgeting

  • This role reports to the Sr. Accounting Managers and oversees financial data consolidation and reporting requirements.
  • This position works cross functionally and oversees the budgeting and analytical capabilities across the Bostik Inc. organization
  • Develops and Oversees the SGA (Functional) reporting needs – including the development of tools, and processes that enable successful business collaboration and partnership.
Job dimensions
  • Works collaboratively across the finance team to effectively deploy and oversee the annual budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Has strong technical skills including understanding of SAP data and that of consolidation software.
  • Develops a Bostik, Inc. systems strategy that aligns with the overall Arkema vision and drives overall implementation and organizational acceptance
  • Oversees the SGA business partner capabilities; including development of business process and organizational skills.
  • Annual Budget
    • Develops and leads the end to end budgeting process for Bostik, Americas
    • Effectively engages, and communicates with key stakeholders to ensure successful adoption & execution
    • Obtains necessary insight from Arkema, Global BU controllers to ensure effective business process
    • Develops timelines and leads end to end budgeting process across all US sites including those external to SAP Best


  • SGA (Functional Business Support)
    • Oversees and Manages the business process for functional business support
    • Collaborates with business leaders to understand current gaps and expectations
    • Develops business process/communications expectations for organization
    • Coaches; mentors on expectations and overall business process


  • Analytical Capabilities
    • Leads the development of analytical reporting to support  BU controllers and shared services team members
    • Oversees development and deployment of executive friendly tools to enhance organizational analytical capabilities including forecasting and projection capabilities
    •  Partners with executive leadership to understand key pain points and deliver solutions that address business needs and expectations


  • Financial Systems & Consolidations
    • Leads and develops the financial systems roadmap, both SAP and non-SAP and ensures that information is submitted timely in accordance with organizational deadlines.
    • Enables US GAAP reporting requirements and ensures sustainable reporting
    • Ensures the integrity of information submitted
    • Collaborates with BPO to help define organizational improvements and enhancing best practices.
Context and environment
  • Occasional travel domestically and internationally as needed – approximately  < 10%
  • May require working outside of normal business hours to meet deadlines
  • Supports the site EHS policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in EHS activities provided by site management and Bostik, Inc. (e.g., Puresafety, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents
  • Practice safe work habits, in accordance with OSHA and EPA guidelines and Bostik specific EHS requirements



Qualifications / experience required


  • Education: BS or BA in Accounting or  Finance with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in finance, financial reporting or related capabilities
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of  financial reporting, data consolidation and possesses related technical skills
  • CPA/CMA/MBA Preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Ability to work independently and resolve technical issues with limited guidance and coaching
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical/technical skills and decision making capabilities
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, project management and communication skills
  • Operates with integrity and high degree of confidentiality with intellectual property, technology and other confidential information/knowledge acquired in position.
  • Demonstrates proactive interest and ability in solving problems and best ways to approach tasks
  • Actively drives organizational process improvement

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.comThe diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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