Finance Rotational Program

Date:  May 15, 2024
Location: 

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 

 

Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.

 

Join the Finance Leadership Development Rotational Program at Weber Inc. and embark on a transformative journey spanning three years, during which you'll rotate through three distinct roles within our Finance organization. Over the course of each year-long assignment, you'll assume full-time responsibilities within your designated functional area while spearheading key projects in collaboration with leadership. This program offers a unique opportunity to garner a comprehensive understanding of our organization through immersive on-the-job experiences, strategic project involvement, mentorship, external training, executive exposure, and networking events. 

Based at our Palatine, IL Headquarters, the rotations offer a hybrid office/work-from-home schedule to accommodate your needs. As a participant, you should anticipate securing a role within the broader organization upon program completion, positioning you for future accelerated leadership opportunities. 

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

During each rotation, you'll swiftly assimilate into the department's dynamics, setting goals in alignment with team leaders. Rotation options include: 

 

Financial Planning & Analysis: 

  • Business Partnering: Collaborate with business units and functional teams to understand their financial needs, provide analytical support, and assist with decision-making processes. 

  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities to improve financial processes, reporting capabilities, and analytical tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. 

  • Reporting: Analyzes financial results and performance metrics on a monthly basis with a focus on SG&A spend. 

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Supports the annual budget and forecast processes, reporting, and analysis. 

  • Projects and Ad Hoc Analysis: Provides support across finance leadership to assist with projects and business case development on an as needed basis.  

 

Global Supply Chain & Operations Finance: 

  • Reporting: Analyzes financial results and performance metrics monthly with a focus on productivity tracking and US distribution spend. 

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Supports the annual budget and forecast processes, reporting, and analysis for productivity targets & US distribution  

  • Projects and Ad Hoc Analysis: Provides support across finance leadership to assist with supply strategy projects and business case development on an as needed basis.  

 

Strategic Finance & Treasury: 

• Responsibilities include... 

  • Assists with short-term cash flow forecasting for the USA and Global organization cash flows. 

  • Assists with multi-year cash flow modeling for the global organization. 

  • Reconciliation of weekly cash forecast to actuals 

  • Support daily cash and liquidity banking requirements. 

  • Provides ad hoc analysis to the Treasury Team (including CFO) and participates in special cross-functional projects as needed. 

  • Assists with the building of Power BI reports to deliver key business insights. 

 

Americas Finance:   

Reporting:  

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial results and forecasts for the Americas region (US, Canada, Latin America) 

  • Participate in the preparation of presentations and financial models for senior management. 

  • Participate in the preparation of presentations and financial models for senior management. 

Analysis:

  • Analyzes financial results and performance metrics monthly with a focus on revenue and gross margin 

  • Help identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement. 

  • Analyze current and past financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancement. 

Budgeting:  

  • Participate in the annual budgeting process, including data gathering, spreadsheet modeling, and analysis. 

  • Collaborate with various departmental teams to gather financial data and ensure it aligns with financial planning assumptions. 

Projects and Ad Hoc Analysis:

  • Conduct detailed financial analysis to support business decisions, including profitability analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and trend analysis. Help identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement. 

Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements within the finance function and the broader business to enhance efficiency and accuracy 

 

 

Who We're Looking For: 

We seek dynamic individuals with a blend of intelligence, drive, and passion, poised to emerge as future leaders within Weber's Finance organization. If you're eager to expand your expertise rapidly within a renowned organization that values talent, hard work, and dedication, then this opportunity is tailor-made for you! 

 

Qualifications: 

• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field. Advanced degree (e.g., MBA) or professional certification (e.g., CFA, CPA) is a plus.  

• Minimum of 1 year of relevant finance experience, preferably in a corporate environment )  

• Proficient in financial modeling, forecasting techniques, and variance analysis.  

• Strong analytical skills, with the ability to derive actionable insights from data.  

• Advanced Excel skills required; experience with financial planning software (e.g., Hyperion, Adaptive Insights) preferred.  

• Demonstrated leadership skills and a proven track record of achieving results.  

• Effective problem-solving and analytical capabilities.  

• Ability to communicate ideas effectively and foster relationships. 

 

Company Perks: 

• Highly competitive base salary and performance bonus.  

• Comprehensive medical and retirement benefits  

• Discretionary time off • Hybrid work schedule.  

• Tuition reimbursement program.  

• Free Weber Grill upon hire.  

• Employee grill and accessory discount.  

• Relocation assistance available. 

 

 

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


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