Job Name:
Principal Financial Analyst

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.
This role supports the Lean Sigma team projects and initiatives and is responsible for driving deeper financial analysis and business insight across the Enterprise. This position requires extensive business knowledge, basic accounting knowledge, proven financial and analytical skills, and makes recommendations of impact or consequence requiring application and interpretation of data, facts, procedures, policy, and law. Strong communication and influencing skills will be necessary due to the frequent interaction with senior leaders from other areas of the business.
  • Lead and perform complex financial and operational analysis in collaboration with the black belt and FP&A teams
  • Makes recommendations to leadership regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.  Provides a high level of understanding of risks and opportunities to improve financial performance and/or reduce cost and complexity to drive success.
  • Performs complex reporting, analyzes, and interprets financial and operating data for division management to include but not limited to monthly variance analysis and explanation, financial analysis, business analysis, profitability and cost analysis projects for the assigned business segment. Evaluates operations to assist operational management decision making, while providing insights into performance.
  • Leverage knowledge and decisions across the company by proactively partnering with the management team to share information and key learning’s as appropriate.
  • Prepare flexible financial modeling analysis and work closely with the finance organization and business groups to ensure the appropriate financial assumptions and due diligence activities are incorporated in the model and included in the process.
  • Provide coaching and direction to less experienced analysts and lean and coordinate business unit reporting/planning with finance and cross functional team members
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/Accounting or other related area; CPA or CMA preferred, 10+ years related experience.
  • Demonstration of advanced finance & business concepts, and ability to clearly communicate those concepts to business partners and management.
  • Advanced communication skills, and demonstrated capacity to influence and communicate with business partners at all levels in the organization, including executives. Ability to demonstrate professional skepticism.
  • Ability to analyze complex processes and to lead workgroups to help resolve problem areas.
  • Perform complex financial modeling with logical and technically sound problem-solving skills.
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.
Benefits include, and are not limited to:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities
We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.
* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners

In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting City:
Bayport, MN