BUNZL Financial Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri
The Financial Analyst is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and improving the business. This role will provide acquisition support and overall support with business analysis.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance 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, with 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
Attention to Detail
Problem Solving Skills
Ability to Work Independently
Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.
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.
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)