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Title:  US-Financial Analyst


Austin, TX, US, 78753

Company:  Univar Solutions USA
Requisition ID:  10702

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

The Financial Analyst – District Supply Chain and Operations (SC&O) supports the accounting and financial reporting and analysis requirements for US Operations and Supply Chain functions within an assigned district. This role will be responsible for managing the complete, accurate and timely processing of transactions through the Company's accounting / finance systems and provide policy support to the various functional areas within the district. This position reports to the respective Finance Manager – District SC&O.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides support towards daily and monthly reconciliation of the district consignment warehouses.
  • Provides support towards material goods returns. Works with operations to ensure that goods have been received and authorized in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures the proper coding of all Operating expenses for all branches within the district.  Generates a monthly report of all Operating expenses for District and Branch manager review.
  • Reviews, inputs and approves all inventory adjustments, including reconciliation of 3rd Party terminals.
  • Ensures monthly and quarterly cycle counts are performed and makes appropriate shrinkage adjustments.
  • Reviews daily and monthly exception reports and takes action as appropriate.
  • Processes freight claims in accordance with administrative policies and procedures.
  • Insures compliance with all field administrative policy and procedures.
  • Responsible for monitoring Drum Credit process.
  • Adheres to policy & procedures for record retention.
  • Generates monthly P-card reconciliation report. Forwards report to District and Branch Managers for their review and approval.
  • Reviews P-Card expense to ensure costs are properly coded to the correct account and    functional area within the District/Branch.
  • Runs monthly financial reports to support month-end close.
  • Analyzes monthly P&L against plan and prior year. Research variances and provides detail explanations to the Finance Manager – Region SC&O and District Operations Manager.
  • Reviews all Office Equipment Leases. Works with legal to ensure Univar interests are protected.
  • Researches all Customer Claims and resolve promptly with legal.
  • Responsible for completing Customer Rebate Award and Refund Documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining Fixed Assets, including periodic inventories, transfers and retirements.
  • May assist in preparing capital expenditure requests for approval.
  • Verifies payroll is properly processed with appropriate approvals/reviews for unusual transactions.
  • Manages the chargeback report to ensure proper resolution.  Inputs customer credit and debit memos to reduce items automatically removed/written off at 90 days open.
  • Monitors list of expiring tax certificates and reviews new certificates for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assists with special projects and preparation of ad hoc reports as requested.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Minimum 1-2 years of relevant Business, Finance and/or Accounting experience.
  2. Strong interpersonal skills in coaching and team building with all levels of the organization
  3. Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle diverse and significant workload
  4. Strong financial and analytical skills
  5. Must be detail-oriented and deadline sensitive
  6. Must have demonstrated ability to successfully influence non-financial managers
  7. Past experience working in a multi-cultural and global environment preferred
  8. Knowledge of the distribution industry and chemical industry is preferred
  9. Experience with sales operations preferred
  10. Strong computer skills; Proficient in MS Excel
  11. Proficiency in UVX Operating System (DCS) preferred
  12. Experience with DEX/SAP/ECC and EDW preferred

Education / Training:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting from fully accredited four year institution is required; CPA or CMA designation is preferred
  2. Must be proficient in Microsoft office and have strong writing/communication skills


Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

Office environment

Travel up to 15%


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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