BlueLinx Corporation Financial Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.
Position Purpose Summary :
In this role, you will analyze monthly business results, assess strategic opportunities, perform complex ad hoc analysis, and identify performance gaps. This person will develop reports and reporting tools that transform large amounts of data into actionable information. This will be a prominent role in the organization that provides the opportunity for interaction with C-level executives.
You will be joining an elite team of finance professionals supporting a multi-billion dollar business. We are looking for intellectually curious people who can maintain a “Big Picture” business mentality while staying focused on the details. BlueLinx is poised for sustained growth as the housing market continues to recover … come grow with us.
Conduct ad hoc analytical studies in support of operational improvement initiatives
Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance and variances to budget and prior years
Complete monthly variance analysis and identify key business drivers
Create tools to facilitate the analysis of transactional data
Create materials for presentation to business leaders and regional directors
BS or BA in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related discipline
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to present the results of complex analysis clearly and effectively to a wide range of business leaders
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Access, including the ability to work with large datasets effectively
Experience with SQL, financial reporting systems and database navigation (or a strong technical orientation partnered with a willingness to learn)
Understanding of financial concepts and the levers which impact financial performance
Desire to grow and move up within the organization
Years of experience: 2-5 years related experience preferred; 2-4 years w/ MS/MA/MBA
Type Regular Full-Time
Job ID 4999
BlueLinx provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We forbid discrimination on account of age, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, creed, religion, sex/gender, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, civil partnership, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.