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Capital Finance Analyst

Company: Primient
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Capital Finance Analyst

Schaumburg, IL or Decatur, IL

Ready for a Finance career with more impact ? Join a market leader in ingredient manufacturing that is poised for a new era of success.


Established yet entrepreneurial: Primient is an industry leader with proven products, six manufacturing plants, 1 5 00 + employees and deep roots in corn wet milling. Yet we're also a brand-new company that is ready to drive change and create impact.

Inspired by a meaningful purpose: w e use renewable sources to produce plant-based ingredients for some of the world's best-known brands. It feels good to produce safe, high-quality, sustainable products - that go into everything from sodas to hand cream and cardboard to clothing.

Poised for a new era of success: w e're investing in our plants and people to unlock our potential in the industrial and food sectors . G uided by our values of Safety, Excellence, Integrity, and Growth , we're focused on growing our business, our reputation, and the career of every colleague.


The contribution of our Finance teams is vital to the performance, profitability, and continued growth of the Primient business. Across Finance, we are exploring new and better ways to harness data, improve decision-making and add value - while optimizing the investment we are making in our plants and people.

The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) is a highly visible role that will be responsible for supporting the Global Process Engineering team day-to-day capital spending and cash flow activities as well as providing analysis to support overall operations finance. These finance activities include capital spending and manufacturing site reporting, operational and direct cost analysis, monthly capital spending and cashflow forecasting, annual budgeting, and miscellaneous project work. A successful candidate will be comfortable and seasoned in collaboration, as you will partner with senior leadership, operations management, supply chain and other cross-functional team members to deliver decision-making support for key deliverables and business initiatives. This position will report to the VP Operations Finance and be based in Schaumburg; Primient employees are currently working a hybrid schedule.

This is an exciting opportunity to come into a private equity-backed, market leading industrial manufacturer with a history of success and a strong reputation in the market. It has a long track record of success, a reputation for superior capabilities, and a diversified and marquee customer base for whom it creates mission critical products.

Key responsibilities: Capital Finance Analyst

  • Support and help preparing capital strategic business plans (5 year plan)
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of capital reporting. Work closely with controlling team to ensure elements capitalized match US GAAP definition
  • Support development of annual capital budgets, and monthly capex forecasts including analysis and variance explanations
  • Supports preparation of presentations for senior management team and assist VP Operations Finance with presentations to the Capital Engineering Team, COO and CFO
  • Prepare the 3 months rolling forecast
  • Support 13 week capital cash flow forecast for the Treasury team
  • Prepare financial capex analyses for major projects, ensuring alignment with business strategies, priorities, and financial requirements
  • Review financial analysis prepared by the plant for the small projects, especially ensuring capturing benefits and continuous improvement from capex
  • Provides financial consulting on key strategic initiatives and priorities to help the organization stay focused on achieving their strategic goals and capex budget - help reassessing financial implication/priorities when new projects not in AOP are needed
  • Support any special project work throughout the Operations team
  • Adhoc analysis & other business requests - provide adhoc reports and analysis as needed to support overall business
  • Quickly develop a detailed understanding of the business, including products/services and operations sites


    • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; MBA preferred

      • 5 to 10 years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, reporting or FP&A
      • Prior experience with financial reporting systems and visualization tools, such as SAP, Planful, Onestream and Power BI
      • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable solutions and processes
      • Broad overall business acumen with proficient ability to talk with executives in business terms
      • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines. Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time
      • Hands on, deadline & detail oriented
      • Team Player, Ownership, Drive for Results and Customer Focus
      • Occasional travel, typically less than 10%
      • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook required; Advanced Microsoft Excel skills includes analytical modeling, robust chart prep and data mining for large data sets
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and superlative listening skills
      • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization, and execution of tasks, while still maintaining focus on overall company objectives ("the big picture")
      • Demonstration of innovation and initiative - always looking at improving our processes and displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help wherever necessary
      • Agile, resilient and hands on - can handle volume and pace


        Rewards & benefits
        Competitive salary / 401 K matching and non-contingent matching plans / Healthcare / Medical insurance

        Career development

        Our structure provides autonomy and accountability in your role. You have scope to develop a depth of expertise and the opportunity to follow career pathways outside the norm.

        Preferred location is Schaumburg, IL or Decatur, IL.

        Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

        We are passionate believers in the power of difference. We strive to represent the communities in which we operate and to provid e an inclusive , welcoming environment for all. We want Primient to be a place where every employee feels they belong and knows they are seen, heard , valued and safe to speak up. Our aspiration is to unlock the full potential in diverse perspectives, while offering everyone an equal chance to grow, thrive and progress.

        Primient is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

        California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

        The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Keywords: Primient, Schaumburg , Capital Finance Analyst, Professions , Schaumburg, Illinois

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