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Business Finance Specialist

El Paso, TX

Schneider Electric has a meaningful opportunity for a Business Finance Specialist in El Paso, TX to work for a company consistently rated by Fortune as one of the “Great Places to Work”, by Forbes as “America’s Best Employers for Diversity”, and by Equileap as the “World’s Top 10 in Gender Equality”. 


In this opportunity you will be the center of operations for the ETO business for North America in an area with 4 +1 plants in a hybrid role allowing 1 day per week to work out of home office. This role is highly strategic and is expected to grow by 3x-4x.

 

Summary

  • The mission of the Business Finance Specialist role is to help the operations team (part of GSC NAM Electronics & CTO cluster) make the most informed decisions possible for the benefit of Schneider Electric.
  • They are going to aid the business decision-making process through a deep understanding of the operational drivers affecting performance and providing insightful analysis to drive actions.
  • This also includes balancing the basics of managing the Balance Sheet integrity, strong cost control, and forecasting processes. 
  • The Specialist is directly responsible in all areas of plant finance; including but not limited to Cost Control, Productivity, and Balance Sheet management. 


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Partners with Operation leadership to drive Plant Performance
  • Reviews & ensures accuracy and validity of the financial statements
  • Support the month-end close processes for the entity through connecting with the Platform. GenPact, and Accounting
  • Reviews, Develops, Implements, and Validates the Key Internal Controls for the entity
  • Point of Contact for various specialists; including Tax, Audit, AP/AR, …
  • Supports and oversees the Budget & Forecast Processes, working with business partners and GSC Central Functions to drive forecast accuracy and actions
  • Leverage variance analysis of Actuals & Forecast – presenting results to management to make business decisions where needed
  • Anticipates risk and opportunities on the short to medium term and works with business partners to react appropriately
  • Supports partners on projects: justification, implementation and spending 
  • Support the transformation to the Platform


We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  


Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Fluent in English
  • At least 4+ years related progressive financial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience navigating Supply Chain crisis support and guidance
  • Serve as Finance Business partner to Plant Manager and staff
  • Advanced PC skills (emphasis on MS Excel, Power Point, HFM/Hyperion/Essbase, SAP and Tableau) and the ability to adapt to new systems and applications quickly. Possess superior Excel skills including charting and ability to manipulate large volumes of data resulting from various sources into meaningful and dependable managerial information

 

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong financial/analytical skills with proven business acumen to connect financial performance to business strategy
  • Demonstrate strong ability to work with and influence operations team and others not within direct reporting relationship
  • Effectively communicates with and engages all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing, with the ability to build effective partnerships across teams

 

Preferences

  • MBA /CPA
  • At least 6+ years related progressive financial experience and controlling and managerial responsibilities
  • Spanish preferred

 

Benefits

  • Our comprehensive Total Employee Experience enables employees to manage their professional development and prepare for the next step in their career. This offer includes: a competitive health and wellness package, retirement plans, World Employee Share Ownership Plan, mentoring, internal and international mobility, technical, functional, individual and managerial development, and much more. At Schneider Electric, we’re working together to power the future.

 

Who will you report to? Business Finance Manager

Schedule: Full-time


Why us?

Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner.


We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.

  • €25.7bn global revenue
  • 137 000+ employees in 100+ countries
  • 45% of revenue from IoT
  • 5% of revenue devoted for R&D


You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

 

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

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