Ashland Corporate

  • Business Information Analyst

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job Post Information* : 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 9:23 AM)
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  • Overview

    Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


    Are you always solving?


    Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.


    Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Business Information Analyst to join our Ashland LLC, business at either our Dublin, OH or Wilmington, DE location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Financial Planning and Analysis function. This position will report to Vice President of Finance and Treasury.


    The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    •  Prepare, analyze, and publish accurate (daily/weekly/monthly) financial reports including business unit results and regional performance
    • Prepare and publish regular and ad hoc Financial Planning and Analysis reports in TM1 and QlikView
    • Administrate and maintain reporting processes for the Financial Planning and Analysis team
    • Support the Financial Planning and Analysis team by providing them the information they need to proactively advise business leaders in areas of: product profitability, costing, and operating expense analysis
    • Be involved in data refinements and cleanups for better analysis
    • Have the ability to take on new projects as required and be able to efficiently manage the existing ones.
    • Be available to participate in any ad hoc requests from Financial Planning & Analysis leadership.

    **This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


    In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

    •  Finance/Computer Science degree preferred
    • 2-4 years of experience in Financial Planning or Budgeting in a manufacturing company
    • Working knowledge and skilled use of IBM TM1
    • Working knowledge of basic DOS (Command Line) and SQL syntax and script writing.
    • Ability to learn and use financial software and applications for the extraction and analysis of information
    • Knowledge and skilled use of Excel.
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and exhibit a positive attitude.
    • Ability to work independently and within a team structure in a dynamic and tight deadline-driven environment.
    • Possess strong analytical and project management skills and be detail oriented. Be a keen learner.

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • The candidate must demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and the ability to handle multiple projects
    • The ideal candidate must be a trusted business partner for the Financial Planning & Analysis and management teams
    • The individual must demonstrate a high degree of integrity and maturity in working with confidential and sensitive material

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-6831 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


    NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


    Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier, global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,500 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Our people are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications. Visit to learn more. 


    Ashland. always solving


    We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


    The Ashland Way


    Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


    Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


    Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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