Overview

Job Location:
Lehi, UT – Headquarters

Become a part of the Young Living family!

Young Living is a universally known, household name that is revered and respected for the countless benefits it brings to humanity. Propelled by the world’s purest essential oils and oil-infused products, along with our passionate commitment to empowering individuals to whole-life wellness, we champion the modern essential oil movement. A global, purpose-driven wellness revolution is underway, and Young Living leads the charge.
 

Working at Young Living 

Our community of wellness started small in 1993, when  D. Gary Young  and Mary Young developed their first organic herb farming and distillation operation. After establishing Young Living in 1994, the Youngs developed its groundbreaking Seed to Seal® process, which preserves the integrity and potency of essential oils through every step of the production process. 

 

We believe every person has the right to wellness. It transcends all and has the power to unite us as members of the same human family striving for the same happiness. It is part of the reason we are passionate about making everyone feel included, welcome, and respected. Regardless of age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local law, all are welcome in the Young Living family. 

Summary

Under the supervision of the FP&A Manager, this position is responsible in assisting the communication, coordination, implementation, and follow-through of the overall global budget and forecast process. This position will also provide in-depth analysis and insightful and relevant recommendations for improving all areas of the company. The position requires exceptional communication skills and demands frequent interactions with all levels of the organization in all parts of the world. This individual will act in a consultative role to support budget owners as they prepare and analyze departmental budgets and comparative actual results. To be successful in the role, the analyst will have proficiency in excel modeling, financial scenario creation, and a solid grasp of financial concepts and the related impact on the financial statements. 

 

Essential Functions 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

 

  • Reviews vendor invoices for accuracy and assumes budget responsibility for the outsourcing vendor management, and business referral partnership expenses. 20% 

  • Develops deep understanding of cost structure/drivers while partnering with the teams to drive efficiency. 10% 

  • Identifies opportunities for cost reduction, process optimization, and strategic prioritization while balancing availability and quality goals. 10% 

  • Develops financial models and analysis for key business initiatives (capacity expansions, product transfers, insourcing projects, etc.) on an ad-hoc basis. 10% 

  • Partners with IT Strategic Partnerships Manager on financial audits, verifying contractual pricing and tracking audit results. 10% 

  • Responsible for communication to internal stakeholders on issues, opportunities and successes by documenting results related to key vendors on a monthly/quarterly basis while continuing to evaluate the business case for outsourcing. 10% 

  • Maintains an ongoing interface with internal stakeholders and vendors in areas such as decision analysis, technical needs, planning and execution. 5% 

  • Assist in preparing dashboards, actual vs. budget results analysis, KPI analysis and other analysis and ensure they are user-friendly and meaningful to the business. 5% 

  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to drive the business. 5% 

  • Exercise sound judgement, maintain a positive attitude, and accept other duties as assigned that are not specifically outlined above. 5% 

 

    • Manage department-level budget owners and markets with preparation of their annual budgets and mid-year forecasts 20% 

    • Perform financial analyses on cash flow and monthly budget vs. actual results 20% 

    • Analyze monthly trends of key revenue and expense drivers and recommend opportunities to enhance accuracy of forecast and budget driver logic and tools 20% 

    • Partner with budget owners to understand key variance drivers 10% 

    • Assist in preparing timely financial reports, statements, and narrative analysis for all appropriate parties 10% 

    • Work closely with the accounting department to understand their structure and procedures, as well as to ensure cohesion in reporting numbers 10% 

    • Prioritize and finish regular workload with ad hoc requests being made 10% 

     

    Competencies 

    Oral and Written Communication 

    Time Management 

    Business Acumen  

    Organization  

    Attention to Detail 

    Microsoft Excel   

     

    Training and Development 

    Relationship Management 

    Adaptive Insights 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    Level II 

    Experience working with global financial consolidations and multiple currencies 

    Experience with budget and planning tools desired, specifically Adaptive Insights 

    Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills 

    Ability to render complex financial analysis into concise presentations and decision frameworks 

    Ability to tolerate essential oils worn and diffused 

    Experience with budget and planning tools desired, specifically Adaptive Planning 

    Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills 

    SQL knowledge a plus 

    Strong ability to work independently without supervision 

    Ability to facilitate, negotiate, and influence at all levels of the organization 

    Excellent organizational skills, with extreme attention to detail and accuracy 

    Highly motivated by accuracy and accountability to deliver results 

     

    Supervisory Responsibility 

    This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.  

     

    Work Environment 

    This job operates in a professional office environment. The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a laptop, desktop, smartphone, photocopiers, shredders, and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Essential oils are worn and/or diffused in the work environment. 

     

    Physical Demands 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use manual dexterity to handle, feel, and operate objects, tools and controls, and reach with hands and arms. This individual is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to type, file and lift office supplies up to 20 pounds. The employee must be physically able to tolerate the scent of essential oils worn or diffused. 

     

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work 

    This position requires the incumbent to be physically present at the assigned worksite. The regular schedule is from   8 am to 5 pm, with an hour lunch, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. 

     

    Required Education and Experience         

    Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in accounting or finance. 3-5 years of business/FP&A experience; strong understanding of income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows 

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 

    Additional information 

    Young Living is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

     

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