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Sr. FP&A Analyst (Hybrid)

Job Req ID:  8481
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

LP team members think and act like owners and this is especially true for the FPA team through participation in strategic decisions by providing reporting insights and context. Curiosity and energy help us deliver new ideas and perspectives that transform how we operate and propel LP to the next level.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Prepare reports and analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, and capital expenditures

  • Interpret and explain quarterly and monthly financial results, monitoring business performance, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance

  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes

  • Develop financial forecasts, budgets, operating plans and financial models with business partners for strategic initiatives including capital spending, value-at-stake initiatives, and other strategic projects.

  • Prepare and publish internal management financial and forecast packages using Planful, Tableau and other data analytical tools

  • Assist in improving performance by evaluating and optimizing account-to-report processes

  • Travel up to 5% to support mill and corporate operations as needed

What do I need to be successful?

  • 3+ years of experience in of progressive finance experience, preferably financial planning and analysis in industrial manufacturing or related industries

  • Analytical, strategic thinker with the ability to effectively collaborate with various business units

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, providing financial expertise as a service to different departments

  • Experience with financial partnerships and support of business leaders

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of metrics and financial modeling, including selecting relevant metrics and key drivers of financial results

  • Strong business acumen with an ability to clearly articulate in verbal and written communication

  • Highly-driven, self-motivated with an extraordinary attention to detail, and highly organized

  • Understanding of financial and cost accounting principles

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Software Applications, with advanced Microsoft Excel abilities

  • Adept at managing large data sets across multiple technology sources; experience with various SAP platforms a plus

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related field; MBA / MBA candidate preferred

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


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