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A.O. Smith Sr. Financial Analyst in United States

Sr. Financial Analyst

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Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Appleton, WI, US, 54914

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3.5 billion company with 150 years of history and more than 12,000 employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees.

Water-Right, Inc., based in Appleton, Wisconsin, is A. O. Smith's water quality solutions provider with a complete line of residential and commercial products and systems for a wide variety of applications, including solutions for problem well water. Water-Right products are sold under the Evolve®, WaterCare®, Sanitizer Series®, Impression Series® and CustomCare® product brands. In addition to its advanced and innovative product solutions, Water-Right also has a retail facility, Water-Right Services, and a state-certified lab, Clean Water Testing LLC™, specializing in water analytical services.

Primary Function

Responsible for preparing and analyzing various financial reports and statements as well as maintaining the integrity of all financial documents. Work to interpret the financial data to make appropriate recommendations to management about financial matters.


  • Prepare, review, and analyze various financial statements and reports.

  • Research and generate financial forecasts, sales analyses, and other trends.

  • Prepare and review financial planning reports and periodic updates.

  • Review and analyze “what if” scenarios for future business planning from the finance perspective.

  • Analyze profit-and-loss income statements and prepare reports and recommendations to management.

  • Prepare, review, and analyze research projects and analyses including budget, expenses, staffing, rates of return, sensitivity analysis, and financial projections.

  • Perform and review month end closing procedures.

  • Maintain the integrity of the organizational hierarchy and account code structure within the financial consolidation database.

  • Provide technical support to operating unit personnel relative to the submission of actual/forecast financial data to Corporate Headquarters.

  • Maintain and expand the capabilities for electronic distribution of financial reports.

  • Prepare and review various schedules and analyses in support of both internal and external financial reporting requirements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • 2-3 years related work experience

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze financial data and reports to identify financial impacts of the data

  • Working knowledge of financial and accounting systems

  • Experience with consolidation accounting and financial reporting

  • Strong attention to detail and high organization skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word, Outlook and Access

  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written, especially communication of financial results and information

  • Ability to work with and maintain the integrity of confidential information

  • Ability to work with a small team as well as cross functional team members

  • Ability to work independently and as a team to meet strict deadlines while balancing priorities

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh