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Financial and Planning Analyst

PPG Industries
Troy, MI 48084
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Summary of key duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Business Managers supporting their respective OEM customer teams, and with interactions with internal managers, during the monthly estimate, Plan, and Business Strategy Review processes.
  • Analyze all financial aspects of the business to recommend actions to maximize profitability and achieve long-term growth.
  • Gather the appropriate data and assumptions to analyze the profitability of commercial actions through development of business cases
  • Formulate and recommend pricing strategies, based on customer value and product profitability analyses
  • Analyze all financial aspects of the business to recommend actions to maximize profitability and achieve long-term growth
  • Provide financial data to assist in preparation of Automotive Coatings' annual budgets, BSR, and LRP.
  • Provide monthly deviation analysis on results including Sales, PC Margin, Overheads, Other Income & Expense, Working Capital, and Cash flow
  • Gather and analyze all necessary market, competitive, and economic data to assist in strategy development, new product planning, and analysis of new business opportunities, including acquisitions, joint ventures, etc.
  • Support the PPG Chrysler team in the management their material usages by plant within the established and agreed upon terms and conditions. Work with Chrysler Materials Management and Purchasing functions to review PO's for changes through EDI notifications
  • FOCUS updating, monthly reporting, and Ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Development of competitive market analysis
  • Research, write, and provide necessary economic justification for all capital investment projects (ACT's).

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT or related discipline, business-related field
  • 2-5 years of experience with (HFM) Hyperion Financial Management
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of PPG's systems, financial policies and procedures, and excellent PC skills.

Preferred Functional / Technical Skills:

  • Possess broad business and financial skills.
  • Ability to work well and liaison with cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and a self-starter

Travel Requirement:

  • Open office environment; travel will be at minimum, 10%.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com .

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:



Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01

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