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BUNZL Financial Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri

Description

The Financial Analyst is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and improving the business. This role will provide acquisition support and overall support with business analysis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Acquisition Support

  • Review financial performance of acquisition targets and prepare a summary to present to executive team.

  • Assist with preparation of financial aspects of Executive Committee papers

  • Review financial due diligence reports prepared by Big 4 firm, challenge and summarize findings.

  • Draft completion account and earn out account rules.

  • Provide accounting advice and input to sale and purchase agreements and shareholder agreements.

  • Modelling, preparation, and presentation of post-acquisition forecasts

  • Review post-acquisition performance.

  • Prepare completion account and earn outs.

Business Analysis Support

  • Providing business analysis for CEO and CFO, including

  • Prepare market trends of key segments, benchmark business performance with those of the markets.

  • Provide up-to-date analysis of performance of key customers, suppliers, and competitors.

  • Identify underlying business trends and drivers of performance across the business.

  • Conduct ad hoc analysis on an as needed basis.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance Required

  • CPA Required

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) Preferred

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst Preferred

  • At least 1 year of experience of working in a transaction services department of a top accounting firm and/or experience of financial due diligence work on acquisitions Required

  • Must have a commercial outlook and the ability to gain credibility quickly with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Must have an inquisitive and analytical mind-set to ask and challenge.

  • Flexible and adaptable, work well under pressure and with senior stakeholders.

  • Agility to accept frequent changes in priorities.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write and produce compelling proposals, collateral, research reports and client facing presentation materials.

  • High level of maturity and confidence necessary to interact with sophisticated internal and external clients.

  • Excellent project management, organizational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize and deliver multiple projects to different internal customers.

  • Persistence coupled with the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment, work with minimal supervision and maintain confidentiality of shared information and/or assignments.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

CORE SKILLS

  • Financial Acumen

  • Analytical Mindset

  • Attention to Detail

  • Multi-taking

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Ability to Work Independently

Who We Are

Bunzl is a leading supplier and distributor nationwide. We have been around since the early 80’s and have grown over the years to a $10 Billion Dollar business. We operate 100+ distribution centers from coast to coast across the US, in Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

What We Believe

We believe in the Power of People . We put our people first.

  • We believe through diversity we build strength.

  • We believe that an entrepreneurial spirit provides endless possibilities.

  • We believe that together we can achieve anything.

  • We believe through innovation we can find dynamic solutions.

  • We believe that motivated people create happy customers.

  • We believe everyone counts at Bunzl.

  • We believe that when you join our team, your potential is unlimited.

At Bunzl, We Believe in You!

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Certified Public Account. or better

  • Bachelors of Science or better in Accounting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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