Senior Financial Analyst at Jabil Inc.

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan

Job Description:

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description reflects the general duties of the job, but is not a detailed description of all duties that may be inherent to the position. Jabil may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees, consistent with company policies.


Forecasts and reports monthly, quarterly, and annual results of a Workcell.  Focus is on forecasts, but also assists in actual preparation as needed to understand results to forecast and support month-end close.  Subject Matter Expert in resolution of business and financial issues for Business Development and Operations Management. Works under informal supervision with output monitored periodically by Controller.  Errors can cause serious and far-ranging delay, expense and disruption.


  • Forecast

    • Drives and assists in all forecasting activities including:

      • Scheduling and driving forecast reviews with BU and Ops (i.e. Revenue projections; IL/DL Meeting; BU Forecast Reviews; etc.)

      • Preparing and updating templates and files as necessary to prep for forecasting process (i.e. creating benefits file; depreciation file; revenue projections file; IL/DL headcount file; TM1 templates preparation; etc.)

      • Working with BU and Ops to update final forecasts (i.e. Rate calculations; Capex Entry; Lease input; calculate Flexline, Material Handling, & SGA; update balance sheet days – AR, AP, DII.

    • Reviews forecasts for accuracy compared to BU/Ops expectations, and compared to historical.

    • Prepares departmental, Workcell and plant level Variance-to-Forecast reports

    • Serves as a recognized resource for Business Development and Operations Management in dissecting financial and business issues, identifying root cause and driving corrective action

  • Month-end

    • Preparing and updating templates and files as necessary to prep for Month-end close (i.e. Salary file; DL file; Square Footage files; combining weekly payroll reports; DII; Workcell Shell; Margin Analysis; CILO file; TM1 Allocation; etc.)

    • Posting Key accruals (i.e. Temp Bills; Freight; Duty/Tariffs; etc.)

    • Misc. reclasses between cost centers (i.e. Outbound Freight, Building Allocations, etc.)

    • Updating Margin Analysis File

    • Misc. Cost Center review and adjustments

    • Managing and executing staffing splits and charge outs

    • Managing and executing intercompany charge outs

    • Running TM1 allocations

    • Creating Functional and Workcell Variance files for review and update by teams

    • Misc. Month-end close reporting

  • Misc.

    • Compiles JOS review files and drives weekly finance JOS meeting with plant management (BU/Ops)

    • Customer setup/update

    • Works safely at all times and complies with Environmental Health and Safety standards and work practices along with all other work rules

Key Attributes

  • Strong Finance knowledge – (P&L / BS)

  • Significant Forecasting background (3+ years)***

  • Strong Presentation skills***

    • Know how to put data together in a detailed, but simple form.

    • Ability to present to management, and across multiple functions.

  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel Skills***

  • Accountable / Independent / Problem Solver

  • Desire to progress and grow***

  • Positive / Can Do Attitude***

  • TM1 Experience

  • Cognos Experience



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting OR equivalent education and training required.

Minimum of six years of relevant professional experience required, including at least two years experience in a lead role preferred.

Solid understanding of accounting principles

Advanced reading, writing and math skills required (i.e., 12th grade level)

Advanced PC skills (i.e., keyboarding skills, function key usage, advanced mouse usage, opening, closing, moving, and deleting programs, folders and files using MS Windows)

Must possess strong analytical, problem-solving and self-editing skills.

Can: Adapt Quickly, Work with Multiple Deliverables, Work under pressure, Work under Strict Time Deadlines

Advanced Excel skills

SAP Experience


Individual may be required to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time

Lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. occasionally required

Specific vision abilities include extended use of computer monitor screen and printed materials

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.