Crane Group is seeking a finance professional to play a starring role in our reporting, analytics, and continuous improvement efforts. As a senior analyst on our team, you will work closely with Finance, Accounting, and IT professionals to establish best practices for reporting and generate ad hoc insights that enable rapid decision-making and improvements in our portfolio businesses. You’ll support our strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting efforts with a keen attention to detail and ability to see the bigger picture. This role is an in-office opportunity with potential flexibility for occasional work from home following onboarding.
What We’re Looking For
A bachelors degree and 5+ years of work experience in Finance, Economics, Analytics, MIS, Accounting, or a related function
Strong technical skills; aptitude and preference for using data from multiple sources to solve problems
Experience with business intelligence tools (such as Power BI, Halo, etc.) and extensive experience and high comfort level in Excel
Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, and financial reporting
Task focus, analytical ability, intellectual curiosity, bias for action
What You’ll Do
Build & maintain processes and tools to record, analyze, and communicate current and forecasted business and investment performance, ultimately driving growth and profitability
Proactively look for ways to better understand business performance, leveraging new information to help improve visibility into key performance indicators and forecasting accuracy
Support key planning & analysis processes including annual budgeting, periodic forecasting, and month-end closing analysis
Develop expertise with internal and external data sources to drive efficiency and accuracy
Prepare periodic reporting on fair market value performance of businesses and investment portfolio for audiences including shareholders, board of directors, and executive management
Propose and lead process improvement and reporting enhancement initiatives
Conduct ad-hoc analysis in support of strategic initiatives or business acquisitions
About Crane Group
Crane Group is a private, family-owned holding and management company based in Columbus, Ohio.
We partner with businesses and investors that demonstrate sustainable growth and an exciting vision for the future. Our investment philosophy is centered around providing patient capital and adopting a long-term approach.
At Crane Group, we believe that a company’s long-term health and prosperity is fundamentally connected to that of its employees and communities. This belief has been a defining characteristic of our family business for over 70 years. And it is our foundation for building successful, entrepreneurial-minded businesses that strive to improve the well-being of our associates, family members and communities.
We welcome into our extended family those who share our values and who believe in aligning those values with action. And we are driven by the opportunity to be a springboard for our partners, and to help make their visions a reality. In turn, nothing makes us prouder or more fulfilled than experiencing the success of those we touch - our collective business family and our communities.
Throughout our history, we have partnered with and grown businesses across a broad range of industries. And in that time, we have learned a lot about creating organizational value while prioritizing people as the foundation of our business strategy. This experience has given us the confidence to take on new challenges, but with a keen awareness that there is always more to learn. So, while our beliefs and values have not changed, we continue to evolve, ask questions, and look for new ways to do things better.
About Crane Group
Crane Group is a private, family-owned holding and management company based in Columbus, Ohio, who provide HR, legal, tax and accounting, and IT support to the operating companies within our portfolio. We partner with businesses and investors that demonstrate sustainable growth and an exciting vision for the future.
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