Senior Financial Analyst, NA FP&A

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Lake Zurich, IL, US, 60047

Company: accobrands

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Job Summary

ACCO Brands is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the North America (N.A.) FP&A team. This role reports to the Director of Finance, and collaborates with leaders in N.A. Sales, Marketing and Operations along with other areas of Finance. The Sr Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting financial activities including analysis, outlooking and process improvement to help the business make well-informed decisions. This person will possess exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment. They will be a motivated self-starter who can excel in both an independent and team-oriented environment.


  • Assist with the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and periodic reviews
  • Create and maintain financial reporting models to support business initiatives
  • Identify opportunities to improve reporting consistency
  • Support the consolidation of the N.A. business quarterly finance package for Corporate
  • Provide support for the N.A. Selling, General and Administrative (SGA) expense function
  • Utilize Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to proactively identify opportunities to improve processes
  • Enhance cross-functional collaboration and provide new business analytics to help leadership make well-informed decisions
  • Investigate data issues and execute strong resolutions
  • Support ad hoc requests as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • 4-7 years of experience in finance and accounting roles in a complex global organization
  • Detail-orientated with an ability to see the bigger picture and understand how policies and procedures apply within different environments
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to speak and present in an effective, clear and concise manner
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and able to navigate large datasets, comfortable with complexity
  • Expert Excel skills and comfortable data warehouse reporting tools
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Human Resources, IT, Accounting, Audit, and Financial Reporting
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced environment and manage multiple competing priorities
  • Experience with US GAAP, and SOX preferred


About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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