United Technologies Corporation Financial Analyst in Costa Mesa, California

Job ID: 69144BR

City: Costa Mesa

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Corporate Careers, Finance

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire and Security Products group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security develops a comprehensive product portfolio to protect buildings, people and assets; providing innovative security products that include advanced software and hardware, IP solutions, wireless communications, electronic locking systems and mobile applications, fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, and fire suppression systems. Among its leading brands are Lenel, Interlogix, Supra, Onity, Kidde, Fenwal, and Marioff offering robust security and life safety systems, affordable, flexible lock and key management solutions, and fire safety equipment and systems.

POSITION SUMMARY:

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your finance career, then we have a great opportunity for you as a Financial Analyst. We are seeking a motivated, analytical, self-starter to contribute to our continued legacy of financial strength.

The Interlogix Finance team has an opportunity at its location in Costa Mesa, California for a results-oriented Financial Analyst to develop, consolidate, analyze and report actual and forecast Point-of-Sale (POS) data used to measure financial performance vs. plan and prior year, and actively support development of the annual business plan. This position reports to the Interlogix CFO and will work closely with North America business unit and finance leaders.

This opportunity requires flexibility and the ability to work with large amounts of data and draw conclusions from that data. Must possess strong analytical skills and sound business judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and consolidate monthly forecast and annual plans.

  • Participate in monthly sales calls. Identify opportunities for revenue growth and margin improvement.

  • Evaluate actual results for reasonableness and prepare fluctuation analysis.

  • Conduct focused analysis of Interlogix POS data used to measure progress, summarize forecast results and explain deviations.

  • Perform detailed product line level sales reporting.

  • Support S&OP process with product line level trend analysis.

  • Prepare monthly financial reports for submission to Fire and Security Products and Climate, Controls and Security leadership.

  • Develop presentation material to effectively communicate business and financial performance.

  • Provide ad hoc analysis in response to questions and queries.

Qualification:

  • Self-direction and organization skills critical to managing key initiatives

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work across all levels and functions

  • Detail-oriented with attention to quality and accuracy

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, while also handling multiple projects

  • Demonstrated excellence in process and financial/cost analysis

  • Ability to develop and apply financial models and budgeting/forecasting processes

  • Strong PC skills including knowledge of HFM, Business Objects, Excel and PowerPoint

Education:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree with 3-5 years of experience

  • MA/MS degree with 2-3 years of experience

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Self-direction and organization skills critical to managing key initiatives

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work across all levels and functions

  • Detail-oriented with attention to quality and accuracy

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, while also handling multiple projects

  • Demonstrated excellence in process and financial/cost analysis

  • Ability to develop and apply financial models and budgeting/forecasting processes

  • Strong PC skills including knowledge of HFM, Business Objects, Excel and PowerPoint

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.