Sr. Financial Analyst, Decision Support

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Lake Zurich, IL, US, 60047

Company: accobrands

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Job Summary

ACCO Brands is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst, Decision Support to join the North America Finance team. This role reports to the VP, Finance and acts as a business partner to the N.A. Sales, Marketing and Operations teams along with other areas of Finance. The Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting financial activities including analysis, outlooking and process improvements to help the business make well-informed decisions. This person will possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail and thrive in a dynamic workplace. They will be a motivated self-starter who can excel in both an independent and team-oriented environment. This position is hybrid, working from our Lake Zurich, IL location.


  • Lead reporting and analytics of Gross Sales and Net Standard Gross Profit, by customer, channel, product category and brand.
  • Actively partner and collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain on sales outlooks.
  • Actively participate in preparation of forecasts and budgets as part of a multi-disciplined team within the North American segment
  • Provide tracking thru collaboration with sales operations on Sales compensation plans.
  • Enhance cross-functional collaboration and provide new business analytics to help leadership make well-informed decisions.
  • Investigate data issues and execute strong recommendations and resolutions.
  • Support ad hoc requests as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in finance and accounting roles, preferably in a CPG organization.
  • Detail-orientated, hardworking and a team player.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of Power BI, Tableau, or any other data analysis tool.
  • Advanced Excel skills – strong ability to understand data structures, manipulate large volumes of data, build models, and generate insights.
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams including Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain
  • Solid ability to support change and impart value within an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.



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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