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Water Metrology Finance Manager
Posted on 11/24/2022
Locations
Cheektowaga, NY, USA • Charlotte, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Data Analysis
Leadership
Management
Oracle
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • B.S. or B.A. in Accounting, Finance or Equivalent Experience. MBA/CPA a plus
  • 7+ years of relevant Accounting or Finance. Manufacturing cost accounting experience is required
  • Thorough understanding of standards under U.S. GAAP
  • Demonstrated ability of leading multiple cross-functional projects
  • Proficiency using Excel to summarize and analyze data including use of pivot tables
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Position requires high attention to detail and a desire for continuous improvement
  • Individual will be self-motivated and has experience working with multiple teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and a professional attitude and demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively, manage multiple projects, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • CMA, CPA or working towards a CPA certification
  • Business Objects and/or similar database query skills
Responsibilities
  • Manage all monthly closing duties of direct reports to ensure financial statements are accurate and complete in accordance to US GAAP
  • Monitor and review all balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Ensure all operations are performing to budget and forecast standards and provide explanations to all variances to expectations
  • Provide oversight and management of weekly status meetings of operations labor and overhead spending to track efficiencies and variance to budget and forecast
  • Drive business and financial insights into the senior operations management team through data and analytics
  • Monitor all inventory levels and ensure that inventory is aligned to budget and forecast expectations
  • Complete and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting packages for senior management
  • Other ad-hoc duties and analyses as needed
  • Support the overall Budget/Forecast for Smart Metering business
  • Support overall coordination and execution of the Smart Metering budget, strategic plan, and forecasting activities understanding the year over year changes
  • Work closely with CI Leadership and provide savings guidance guidelines and present Productivity results to Senior Leadership
  • Develop and implement productivity and efficiency in finance processes to make greater time available for support of operational improvement initiatives
  • Development of Finance Models and non-standard Analysis through Excel and Oracle tools
  • Monthly financial analysis for Senior CI and Operations Leadership
  • Support to Operations team on Productivity, Performance and Site metrics
  • Train Finance Staff on new financial tools and applications
  • Headcount Cost/Control
  • Strong understanding of AWS Supply Chain
  • Alignment of Fcst/Budget/AOP with Functional Leaders
  • GDP Support
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Xylem

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
Benefits
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Core Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential