Dyno Nobel Finance Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Finance Analyst

Location: US - UT - Salt Lake City

Job Code: 30005017

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Support the DNA explosives business to deliver improving returns

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be the expert in supporting the DNA explosives business to deliver improving returns. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the support and strategic input to profit improvement initiatives. Other duties will include:

  • Support the DNA explosives group in forecasting, planning and budget processes

  • Identify and address issues that require focus and attention to improve financial performance for DNA.

  • Support the budget, forecasting and reporting processes, including variance reporting.

  • Support the review and analysis of monthly financial performance, focused on key drivers and impacts to future performance. Develop MMR and other regular updates within timelines. Implement actions in response to variances, risks, and opportunities.

  • Review, analyze and make recommendations regarding strategic and financial viability for Supply Chain projects where Capex committee, ET or Board is the final approved body.

  • Monitor approved projects and initiatives compared to approved business case plans.

  • Understanding of standard financial analysis methods, including NPV, ROI, IRR, Payback in support of Capital investment reviews.

  • Performance of accounting journal entries and accruals for monthly financial reporting.

  • Maintain strong financial controls around all aspects of the Supply Chain function, including Dyno Nobel Transportation (DNTI) and Procurement.

  • Analysis and interpretation of cash fixed costs of the business, ensuring spend follows appropriate policies and procedures and properly budgeted and/or authorized.

  • Monitoring of key balance sheet items, including but not limited to inventory and accounts receivable, identifying and proactively addressing key risks.

  • Ad hoc project assessments including modeling support and business case development.

  • Ongoing analysis for identified business initiatives including process improvement.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Accounting or related field from an accredited four-year college. Additional skills and abilities acquired through formal education (or equivalent education, training, and experience).

  • MBA or Master’s Degree Preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of accounting, commercial or analyst experience.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Knowledge or ability to learn SAP and other accounting software.

  • Excellent financial modeling and reporting skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Strong financial understanding of Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and all common financial metrics, including supply chain activities

  • Strong understanding of capital analysis, business case development, budgeting, and forecasting

  • Strong analytical skills, scenario analysis

  • Hands-on analytical approach essential.

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.