Puritan Medical Products has a need for a Financial Operations Analyst to work with traditional financial planning and analysis with broader business decision making and strategy. The person in this role will sit in Operations and work closely with sites in our daily operations, supporting both near-term execution and long-term planning. Ideal candidate is expected to analyze data, provide recommendations, and lead cross-functional decision-making while partnering with leadership teams throughout the company.
Analyze the impacts of proposed projects (expansion, process improvement, or new equipment) including: Estimate total cost of project. Determine ROI. Work with cost accounting to determine cost impacts of changes.
Primary contact for Operations team: work closely with Inventory Specialists, Buyers and Planning Specialists.
Analyze key performance indicators (KPIs), operating expenses and capital expenditures (includes developing financial models and decision-making tools)
Provide strategic insights and conclusions based on analysis, including writing build plans for factories.
Guide planning and resource management (e.g. headcount, investment approvals, etc.)
Identify initiatives for improvement of Puritan’s financial outlook, including developing, tracking, and executing product development activities and assisting with performance vs. cost tradeoffs throughout the product lifecycle.
Lead manufacturing cost improvement and investment management for our products.
Evaluate business cases to inform automation, manufacturing scope, and manufacturing location decisions.
Set plans and capacity planning for all manufacturing plants in the near- and long-term.
Assist in site level financial reporting and in the preparation of operational reporting.
Maintain summary level project financial data.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics and/or equivalent professional experience (Finance, Accounting, Engineering, and other technical degrees are a plus)
4+ years relevant experience in positions that require data and or statistical analysis. Modeling skills are a plus.
Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis.
Advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Tables, graphs, lookup, & conditional formulas. Basic-level proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Basic accounting, budgeting skills and cost estimating skills.
Ability to work independently, detail-oriented, and execution focused.
Highly collaborative, team oriented, and comfortable leading cross-functional projects
Insightful, consistent and considerate communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
- Occasionally lift 50 lbs. and regularly lift to 30lbs, handle tasks involving frequent bending, twisting, lifting, squatting, walking, and standing.
- Must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
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. Work requires operation of a computer.
Location: Our Flagship Operation is in Guilford, ME with 2 production plants in Pittsfield, ME with a sales office in Falmouth, ME. Depending on role, we will consider candidates working remote with occasional travel (25%) to these locations.
Hardwood | Puritan is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement and advancement will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or military status, age, or any other federally protected class.
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