Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information


A. O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technologies and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products for residential and light commercial applications. A. O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with approximately 12,000 employees at operations in the United States, Canada, China, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Primary Function

The Financial Analyst/Sr. Analyst is responsible for budgeting, reporting, and analysis of the Retail business segments while also providing financial support to the A. O. Smith New Product Development process.  Responsibilities also entail providing reporting/KPI assistance to the manufacturing locations as needed.


  1. Budget, report, and analyze Retail SBU financial results
  2. Provide high-level walk-forwards to assist leadership in understanding major changes affecting the Retail SBU financials
  3. Support plants with individual budgeting and rhythmic reporting (plan templates, plan pre-views, KPIs, etc), understand plant labor and overhead variances while providing high level review comments and provide analysis for inventory.
  4. Assist in completing, reviewing and presenting Retail-based quarterly pricing index files
  5. Assist in coordination of various performance excellence projects within the Finance area.
  6. Support the A. O. Smith New Product Development process by providing financial analyses (P and L impact, balance sheet impact, cash flow, PAR index, payback, other as needed) for specific projects
  7. Perform other activities as needed or as directed.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years of financial experience or exposure to accounting systems



  1. Adept at report model development and being able to interpret and summarize data.
  2. Working knowledge of financial and accounting systems – SAP BI/BPC experience a plus
  3. Strong attention to detail and high organization skills


Baccalaureate in Finance or Related Field

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Hybrid work – In Office 3 Days per week & Remote 2 Days per week



Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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