FP&A Analyst / Costing and Operations in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

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Job ID: CHE002151

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ChemTreat, Inc. is the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment. We have over 2,000 associates working throughout North and South America. Our entrepreneurial spirit helps drive our company's success and extends into our customers' facilities. We help our customers save millions of dollars every year, enabling us to achieve unparalleled growth in the water treatment industry.



The FP&A Analyst -Costing and Operations- serves as an integral part of the finance team as well as in its respective location/region. Responsibilities include preparation of regional financial reports, active participation in creation of budget and monthly forecasts related to operating expenses and costs, performing in-depth variance analysis of actual results vs plan, and performing various ad-hoc analysis requested by the organization and the Operations function. This position is a highly visible position with direct interactions with key business leaders and reports to the Global Operations FP&A Manager who works at Corporate offices located in Richmond Virginia.

The FP&A Analyst – Costing and Operations- needs to have high energy with a strong base of finance and business knowledge, good communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record of success both as a leader and member of a team.

  • Proactively collaborate with Operations departments to drive accurate forecasting and variance analysis and to assist the Global FP&A Operations Manager in planning for and monitoring departments' costs
  • Partner with operations local leaders from each of the Company to ensure adequate support of their functions. 
  • Proactively collaborate with Operations departments to drive accurate forecasting and variance analysis and to assist FP&A Director in planning for and monitoring departments' costs.
  • Capital expenditures perform analysis and review proposals.
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures. 
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
  • Be instrumental during Budgeting, Financial Forecasting and financial reviews supporting the Operations team.
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis for Operation Committee. 
  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports.
  • Embed in periodic Operation meetings to provide the global FP&A team and assessment on impact of various initiatives. 
  • Execute the standard work defined by the Global Operations FP&A Manager.
  • Aid during annual budget setting for Operations and support their requirement as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • 2+ years of experience in finance or accounting in roles. 
  • Experience using financial reporting tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word. 
  • Fluent in English. 
  • Strong analytical skills and business/accounting knowledge; excellent skills in Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Self-starter that takes pride in his/her work and takes the initiative. 
  • Must be comfortable with change and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Teamwork & leadership skills; Self-motivated; and ability to multi-task 
  • Able to clearly communicate financial results
  • Organizational skills; Self-management
  • Technical, analytical skills and business knowledge
  • Communication and interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Organizational skills; Self-management
  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
  • Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. 
  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.


ChemTreat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristic protected by law.

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