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Financial Analyst

Date: Nov 27, 2020

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a bright, self-motivated team player for its Leggett & Platt Automotive facility in Carthage, MO. Flex-O-Lators. Carthage employs over 200 people and continues to grow as part of a global S&P 500 company. This is a great opportunity for a bright, hard-working professional to further their career.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for planning, analysis and reporting at a branch level to drive local optimization, and to support global product line requirements.
  • Responsible for the collection of data and interpretation of product line P&L’s under the direction of FP&A Management.
  • Providing insight to the Costing team to appropriately account for costing parameters.
  • Support local plants in cost save initiatives.  Drive cost reduction and profit enhancement via analysis and related recommendations for the business.
  • Support both local plant and global FP&A with ad hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Ensuring that data provided by other groups is validated and vetted prior to inclusion in planning.
  • Educate and train others on FP&A.


What you’ll need:

  • Post-secondary degree from an accredited University in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field
  • Professional certification and/or MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of financial planning and analysis experience within a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred)


What we’re looking for:

  • Ability to work on global teams, proficient verbal and written communication
  • Solid understanding of FP&A and costing methodologies
  • Extensive experience with S&OP and budgeting/forecasting processes
  • Computer literacy, specifically Miscrosoft Excel (SQL a plus)
  • Proficiency in ERP systems, familiarity with Microsoft D365 preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail and process
  • High integrity and ethical standards, and an ability to handle confidential information


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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