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Accounts Payable Planning & Management Analyst

Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Tampa, FL, US

Company: Gerdau

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation, and creates products that serve humanity.  
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 


We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create


You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • 2-5 years of experience with operational cost modeling: FTE and fixed costs analysis
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to build, understand and articulate financial models
  • Strong systems aptitude with advanced Excel skills and intermediate data reporting and analytics abilities (MS Power BI)
  • Working knowledge of Accounts Payable operations, and Financial Accounting
  • Proven ability to effectively work with all levels of the organization, both one-on-one and multi-disciplinary group settings to influence desired outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technical knowledge with strong understanding of ERP systems, (SAP) and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Self-led and ability to work independently and collaboratively in team environment
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities and time to meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to listen, ask questions, and determine when information is sensitive or confidential 


Your Purpose:

You will assist the US Management Team in operational planning, process improvement and projects, advanced analysis, and reporting for all aspects of the US Management System. On a routine basis, this role is responsible for providing timely, accurate analysis of financial and services performance data to prepare executives summaries. Additionally, this role is a focal point for the coordination and management of business case submissions, PPA reporting cycles, customer surveys and departmental service scorecards. You will rely heavy in collaborating and developing best practices and benchmarking opportunities. You will need to work effectively in a matrix environment across multiple departments, business divisions and countries.


Your Work:


Advanced analytic reporting:

  • Prepare and track key performance indicators, other metrics, and business or operational trend data to support dashboards and other management reporting
  • Develop summarized metrics/analytics content for executive-level presentations, and assist the senior SSG staff in communicating and discussing information presented
  • Interact with Senior Management Team, Department Leaders, and Project teams, across SSG, business units and countries
  • Provide customer service and support to the department or function being supported including assistance with capital projects, cost/benefit analysis, and financial modeling to support and enhance decision-making.
  • Develop, maintain, analyze, and support reports of varying complexities utilizing appropriate reporting tools.


Customer service and continuous improvements initiatives:

  • Monitor progress and action plans in ensuring quality of services within SLAs/KPIs; on a monthly/quarterly basis, suggesting improvements and working with third party service providers as needed.
  • Support initiatives related to benchmarking, research, evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of system improvements, including new software/systems
  • Provide critical thinking to perform root cause analysis of escalated issues and ensures appropriate and timely resolution of issues
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality relative to personnel data and other information maintained in information systems
  • Ensure SSG U.S. process designs are consistent with best practices, while continuously implementing process improvement initiatives where appropriate
  • Benchmark SSG U.S. process costs and productivity on a regular basis to identify potential for improvement
  • Actively promote learning, innovation and change in a ‘can-do’ culture, and acknowledge team and individual contributions
  • Modeling the behaviors associated with high performance and continuous improvement
  • Develop/maintain standard work processes, user procedures, guidelines, and documentation
  • Assist in the training of new staff on systems and related procedures.
  • Serve as a liaison/resource for team members, staff, and vendor representatives in projects
  • Ad hoc analytics, reporting and other projects as assigned


Nearest Major Market: Tampa