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Shaw Industries Inc Financial Planning Analyst in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Financial Planning Analyst

Position Overview


Position Overview :

The primary focus of this position will be to support the financial reporting and business planning functions of the company. The position will contribute to the annual business plan and quarterly budget update process. As needed, the incumbent will support the accounting close function and will have accounting and month end close responsibilities from time to time. The position is an excellent opportunity for someone to learn the accounting and financial reporting functions of Shaw.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop an understanding of Shaw’s accounting systems and how they relate to reporting. These systems would primarily include PeopleSoft Financials and TM1, but reporting tools could also include tools such as Planning Analytics Workspace, Qlikview, Tableau, etc.

  • Leverage TM1 or other tools as needed in order to develop and maintain reports, automated spreadsheets, and web pages as requested by leadership.

  • Establish tools and procedures to efficiently collect and consolidate forecast, budget, and business plan updates from various business leaders.

  • Complete special projects and ad hoc reporting and data modeling exercises as assigned by the manager.

  • Perform certain data analysis and manipulation tasks as needed to facilitate routine electronic uploading of large monthly journal entries.

  • Complete procedures (account analysis, journal entries, revaluations and reconciliations) as needed to assist with the accounting month end close function.

  • Communicate effectively with people at various levels within our company and those of outside companies as well.

  • Establish and maintain clear documentation of reports, spreadsheets, and procedures.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance (one or two year experience preferred)

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Has good working knowledge of computerized accounting and information systems (TM1 strongly preferred)

  • Must be able to work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate accounting information, policies, and procedures in an easily understood manner

  • Strong MS Office foundation with emphasis on spreadsheets, graphs/charts, and data manipulation (development of macros a plus)

  • Ability to recognize problems and offer possible solutions (self-starter strongly preferred)

  • Ability to summarize large amounts of data into meaningful information and insights

Competencies Required:

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Learn Continuously

  • Build Trusting Relationships

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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