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Financial Data Analyst - Early Career

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with over 140 years of history and 15,000+ employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the reach to serve customers worldwide.


A.O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees.  Recognized by The Tennessean as one of the top Nashville area Workplaces, we have programs in place to help our team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build an amazing career at A. O. Smith.



Primary Function

The Financial Data Analyst - Early Career will partner with the business, utilizing data and analytics to support the overall strategic initiatives for various business units within North American Water Heating (NAWH). You will be responsible for working from beginning to end on projects, partnering with end users to scope requirements, and deploy and maintain completed dashboards or reports. The ideal candidate will enjoy turning senseless rows and columns of data into valuable business insights and will possess a passion for growing a data culture within an organization.


  • Curate and apply business data and analytics tools to provide strategic analysis of key business initiatives
  • Work closely with our Business & Technology Solutions teams, as well as various business units to create and maintain data sources, reports, visualizations, and dashboards
  • Simultaneously participate in multiple, high priority analytics projects that are often at varying stages of maturity
  • Perform ad hoc analytics for time sensitive requests as needed
  • Present key insights and recommendations to business leadership
  • Actively participate in our analytics community programs, including monthly community meetings and mentoring functional analysts within the business
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, or another related discipline
  • While six months of prior related work experience is desirable, it is not required  
  • Detail oriented, but with the ability to step back and look at the “big picture” of a project or request Proven ability to work cross functionally and with all levels of an organization
  • A respect for the importance of data literacy when working with analytics
  • Advanced Excel skills (very comfortable with advanced formulas and PivotTables, preferably some exposure to VBA)
  • A basic understanding of statistical measures and when to apply them
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau is preferable, but also tools like PowerBI or Qlik)
  • Experience with data storytelling and presenting data to a non-analytical audience in a clear and concise manner; proven ability to find insights in data
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Internship/Co-op Experience preferred

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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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