Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


    Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Vice President of Accounting, the Financial Planner and Analyst will have the opportunity to build and help define the financial planning and analysis function for the organization.  Working alongside the executive management team, internal and external stakeholders, and investors, this individual will take the lead in gathering and interpreting financial and operational data that will be used by the executive team and Board to make key strategic and operational decisions. 


    • Conduct ongoing financial forecasting, modeling, and provide management clear visibility into the Company’s financial health and outlook
    • Create appropriate metrics/KPI’s, reporting tools, and dashboards that give insight into the performance of the business
    • Work with the VP of Accounting and management team to prepare monthly and quarterly updates to company stakeholders
    • Work closely with business leaders to incorporate financial and strategic analysis into key business decisions
    • Design and implement a repeatable and scalable budgeting process across all departments
    • Participate in the evaluation of investment opportunities, including; acquisitions, joint ventures, product and service expansion proposals, geographic expansion initiatives, and capital projects
    • Build out and maintain a Business Intelligence framework that can be used to drive decision making across the company
    • Analyze financial data to explain variance drivers, including revenue and gross margin volume/rate/mix analysis as well as trends and actionable items




    • Results-oriented, with a very strong drive and work ethic and commitment to excellence
    • Ability to develop and articulate strategy coupled with a willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and do the work required for success
    • Outstanding analytic skills, a high degree of intellectual curiosity, and the ability to engage with senior leaders in addressing complex business issues
    • Strong communication, presentation, collaboration and interpersonal skills
    • An outgoing personal style. Comfortable extending oneself to others at all levels, both internally and externally
    • Demonstrated ability to earn the trust and confidence of clients, peers, partners, and employees
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced dynamic environment
    • Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character with a high energy level, a strong work ethic, and a passion for his/her work




    • 5 to 8 years of corporate finance-related experience with consistent career progression
    • Significant experience in a strategic finance or financial planning and analysis function, using financial analyses to inform business decisions
    • Strong strategic thinking / business analytical skills
    • Advanced skills in Excel and Power Point and proficiency with BI tools
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or Economics or a related field
    • Experience using ERP software and strong MS Excel and Access skills
    • A CPA or MBA is strongly preferred but not required




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